Canberra Quilters Inc is the oldest patchwork group in Australia. Founded in 1976 by Margaret Rolfe, it began life as ‘The Patchwork Group’. This fledgling group, which met in members’ homes, has grown steadily and now enjoys a membership of several hundred and its own premises at Cook Community Hub.

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Quilt ’til you wilt – 3 August

Here’s an opportunity to finalise your entries for the exhibition…Melinda will be hosting a ‘Quilt ’til you wilt’ session on Sunday 3 August, from 9am until 9pm. It doesn’t have to be sewing for the exhibition, you just might want


5th Wednesday – extra drop-in on 30 July

In months where there are 5 Wednesdays our “Tea Lady”, Christine Stewart hosts an extra drop-in. The next one is on the 30th of July from 10am until 4pm. Come along and work on your UFO or anything else that

New library items for July 2014

  TITLE: Textile adventures : mixed media and stitch AUTHOR: Hall, Isobel DESCRIPTION: Work in unusual ways with ‘scrimmy papers’, baby wipes, bubble wrap, weed suppressant and plain flour to make beautiful, exquisite useable, robust items. LOCATION: Projects TITLE: Quilting