Art Quilters – 12 May

May 10, 2018 | Posted in Art Quilters Canberra | By

The next meeting is on Saturday 12 May, 1-4pm, in the CQ room at Cook Community Hub.

The Art Quilters group promotes discussion and practice with new techniques and materials. Review of books, show and tell and challenges.

Don’t forget your challenge piece for this month… One 12″ or 30cm square quilt for the first four months. These will be inspired by your travels.

Please bring any other show & tell, books, magazines and websites.

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Art Quilters meeting – 10 March

March 8, 2018 | Posted in Art Quilters Canberra | By

The next meeting is on Saturday 10 March, 1-4pm, in the CQ room at Cook Community Hub.

The Art Quilters group promotes discussion and practice with new techniques and materials. Review of books, show and tell and challenges.

Instead of a mini-workshop, we will discuss layers with examples of sheer materials to meld on top of a background.

Don’t forget your challenge piece for this month… One 12″ or 30cm square quilt for the first four months. These will be inspired by your travels.

Please bring any other show & tell, books, magazines and websites.

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Art Quilters meeting – 10 February

February 8, 2018 | Posted in Art Quilters Canberra | By

The next meeting is on Saturday 10 February, 1-4pm, in the CQ room at Cook Community Hub.

We have a new challenge for you …

One 12″ or 30cm square quilt for the first four months starting your first show & tell at the February meeting. These will be inspired by your travels. Kerry is way ahead of us and has already made a gorgeous quilt with a guinea fowl from Africa starring. You probably haven’t been to Africa, but maybe Thailand or Tasmania or the Great Barrier Reef???

Please bring any other show & tell, books, magazines and websites. You are asked to bring your first quilt (or UFO) to show & tell.

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Art Quilters meeting – 11 November

November 10, 2017 | Posted in Art Quilters Canberra | By

The next meeting is on Saturday 11 November, 1-4pm, in the CQ room at Cook Community Hub. Continuing the exploration of Design Elements by exploring Laura Kemshall’s method of tracing to replace drawing … see her video https://www.designmatterstv.com/tracing/

Buffy will bring tracing paper. Please bring markers, thick to thin and a black and white photocopy of something you would like to trace, a still life would be good for this.

Please bring any other show & tell, books, magazines and websites.

Quilt in banner is Affinity 1 by Carolyn Sullivan

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Art Quilters meeting – 13 May

May 11, 2017 | Posted in Art Quilters Canberra | By

The next meeting is on Saturday 13 May, 1-4pm, in the CQ room at Cook Community Hub.

Continuing the exploration of Design Elements: Wendy is going to present the design element, “Scale”.  We will be discussing doing work in a series.  Please bring at least three images that excite your imagination and make you want to dive in and make something from them.

Please bring any other show & tell, books, magazines and websites.

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Art Quilters Meeting – 8 April

April 6, 2017 | Posted in Art Quilters Canberra | By

The next meeting of the art quilting group will be Saturday 8 April, from 1-4pm in the CQ room at Cook. Continuing the exploration of Design Elements:

Scheduled for discussion will be Line, presented by Jenny White, Composition by Patricia and Buffy, and Journaling by Wilma

Bring your response to the exercise from last month’s meeting- something incorporating blue and orange, texture, and circles.

Please bring any other show & tell, books, magazines and websites.

Jenny White’s response to last month’s exercise

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Art Quilters’ meeting – Saturday 11 March

March 10, 2017 | Posted in Art Quilters Canberra | By

The next meeting of the Art Quilters group is tomorrow, from 1-4pm in the CQ room at Cook Community Hub.

Don’t forget to bring show & tell to share.

The group is starting its review of design principles – covering colour, texture and shape this month. You need to bring an A4 visual journal if you want to include the design concepts and exercises in your journal. In any case bring paper and writing instruments for the design exercises.

Don’t forget this link for a rundown of the design elements and principles.

(Quilt in banner is Red Seaweed by Wilma Cawley)

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Art quilters meeting – 11 February

February 8, 2017 | Posted in Art Quilters Canberra | By

The first art quilters meeting of the year will be on Saturday 11 February, from 1-4pm in the CQ room.

The art quilters have discussions and practice with new techniques and materials, review of books, show and tell as well as conducting challenges.

The first meeting will have a guest speaker, Rasa Mauragis, talking about her journey in quilts and textiles.

There will also be a discussion about future plans and going through design concepts. To help you with the latter discussion Buffy has provided a link to the Canva learning site, where there is information on design elements and principles.

(Quilt in banner is Vestment of the Shaman, by Meg Cowey)

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Art Quilters meeting – 10 December

December 8, 2016 | Posted in Art Quilters Canberra | By

The last Art Quilters meeting of the year is this Saturday, 10 December, from 1pm. It is I the CQ room at Cook Community Hub.

Please bring show & tell and a plate of food to share for the end of year celebration.

(Quilt in banner is It looks like rain, by Sue Robinson.)

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Art Quilters meeting – 12 November

November 11, 2016 | Posted in Art Quilters Canberra | By

The Art Quilters meeting is this Saturday, 12 November, in the CQ room at Cook. The meeting runs from 1-4pm.

Bring along show & tell, as well as books and magazines, info on websites that you would like to share with the group.

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