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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Australia Wide 4 at The Q, Queanbeyan, from10 Feb

Canberra Quilters members Dianne Firth, Helen Gray, Pamela Munday, Brenda Gael Smith and former member Lucy Carroll are all part of this exhibition.  


Australia Day at Canberra Quilters

A lot of quilters probably spent some time over the Australia Day long weekend doing some sewing. A few signed up for the Canberra Quilters OzDay weekend Sew-in – 3 1/2 days of sewing with the only interruption for lunch

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Treasured Textiles Opening Sale – 30 & 31 January

One of CQ members, Elaine White, is starting out in business and is holding her first open sale on 30 & 31 January. The name of her business is Treasured Textiles and will be a new CQ sponsor this year.