Art Quilters meeting cancelled 13 October

October 11, 2018 | Posted in Art Quilters Canberra, Workshops | By

There will be no Art Quilters meeting this Saturday as there is a workshop with Lisa Walton in the CQ room.

The regular Art Quilters meeting will resume on 10 November at 1pm.

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Art Quilters meeting – 8 September

September 6, 2018 | Posted in Art Quilters Canberra | By

The next meeting is on Saturday 8 September, 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.

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

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Art Quilters meeting – 14 July

July 11, 2018 | Posted in Art Quilters Canberra | By

The next meeting is on Saturday 14 July, 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.

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

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Art Quilts at The Q: 31 May-23 June

May 31, 2018 | Posted in Art quilts, exhibitions | By

Members may be interested in this exhibition, opening today. The Q exhibition space in Queanbeyan is hosting an exhibition of art quilts by Yvonne Line.

Join the artist for refreshments on Saturday 2 June at 11am

Yvonne Line is an International Award Winning Art Quilter who has been exploring the use of textiles in various forms since her mid-teens. Over many years, Yvonne’s focus has been on presenting art work as layered textiles, using remnants and recycled textiles and re-inventing them into a new form.  That which is discarded and seemingly useless, stir her imagination and form her pallet. Yvonne was a founding member of Quilt NSW and is current President of Ozquilt Network Inc. Australia’s premier art quilt organisation and a member of Macarthur Textile Network.
Australia – A Land of Contrasts is an exhibition showcasing Yvonne’s broad wealth of talent and experience working with textiles and portrays her interpretations and narratives of our wide brown land.
Floor talk by the artist every Thurs, Fri & Sat 11am & 2pm during the exhibition
www.theq.net.au

The Q Exhibition Space

The Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre

251 Crawford St Queanbeyan, Phone 6285 6290

Weekdays 10 – 4, Saturdays 10 – 2

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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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Dianne Firth Exhibition: 26 August-17 September

August 20, 2017 | Posted in Exhibition, Member News | By

Member Dianne Firth is having a solo exhibition at the Belconnen Arts Centre.

‘Poetry and Place’ by Dianne Firth opens at Belconnen Arts Centre on Friday 25 August at 5.30 and runs until Sunday 17 September. Dianne has created artworks from poems especially written by poets visiting Canberra last year for the ‘Poetry on the Move’ festival. They were asked to write about their experience of landscape and nature in Canberra for Dianne to interpret.

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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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