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 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.


Small Japanese Projects meeting – 28 Jan

  The first meeting of the Small Japanese Projects interest group is Wednesday 28 Jan from 10am till noon, in the CQ room at Cook Community Hub. Here is a message from Wendy about the focus for the day: Happy