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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Australasian Quilt Convention 2015 – workshop bookings

AQC is held in Melbourne, 16-19 April 2015.  Class bookings open next Tuesday, 28 October, through the website. There is a range of classes and all the details can be found on the website-    


Tasmanian Art Quilt Prize 2015

Entries are not due until 31 July 2015 and quilts must have been completed in 2014/15.


Volunteer needed – Chief Steward (Quilting) at Royal Canberra Show

Canberra Quilters is seeking to help the Royal National Capital Agricultural Society (RNCAS)  find a volunteer to be Chief Steward in the Quilting section for the show. The current Chief Steward, Lisa, is unable to continue as she is recovering from