Lions Club of Young Quilt Show – 26 & 27 May 2018

May 19, 2018 | Posted in exhibitions | By

Lions Club of Young Inc. Annual Quilt Show 2018

Saturday 26th May 10 -4.30 pm & Sunday 27st May   10 -4.00pm

Young Town Hall

Boorowa St Young

 

Entry $5, under 12 free

Details available at contact below

Information: Jenny 0423452595

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Quilt show opens tomorrow…

August 10, 2016 | Posted in CQ Exhibition | By

The Canberra Quilters Members’ Exhibition opens tomorrow, as part of the Craft and Quilt Fair. It runs 11-14 August, 10am until 4.30pm each day at EPIC, Flemington Road, Mitchell ACT.

Please come along to check out all the quilts and clothing exhibited, the sales room and also the craft fair.

Here is a glimpse of what you will see…

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Saffron by Ann Haddad

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Frewinfla by Grace Stewart

My Broken Star by Lynda Nikolovski

My Broken Star by Lynda Nikolovski

Images courtesy of Catherine Leedon.

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Quilt show is coming in two days…

August 9, 2016 | Posted in CQ Exhibition | By

The Canberra Quilters Members’ Exhibition opens in two days, as part of the Craft and Quilt Fair. It runs 11-14 August, 10am until 4.30pm each day at EPIC, Flemington Road, Mitchell ACT.

Please come along to check out all the quilts and clothing exhibited, the sales room and also the craft fair.

Here is a glimpse of what you will see…

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You can purchase a DVD or CD showing all the entries in the show at the main desk at the quilt show.

(Quilts top to bottom – Degree of Difference by Beth and Trevor Reid, Paw Magic by Liz Hendrickson and United by Pam Malone.)

Images courtesy of Catherine Leedon

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Member Profile in Quilters Companion #80

July 24, 2016 | Posted in Member News | By

The latest issue of Quilters Companion magazine, number 80, has a profile of member Janelle Noack. Quilters Companion magazine is one of Canberra Quilters exhibition sponsors.

Janelle is one of our country members, from Dirnaseer (near Cootamundra). As well as the profile there is Part 1 of a quilt project, Pinchgut Valley. Part 2 will be in Issue 81.

Janelle will have a quilt in the 2016 CQ Members Exhibition, 11-14 August 2016. This is Janelle’s quilt from 2013, Retreat Station. It received the Retaining the Tradition award.

 

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Evening Meeting – May 5

May 1, 2016 | Posted in Meetings, raffle | By

The evening meeting is this Thursday 7pm, for a 7.30pm start, in the Hall at the Cook Community Hub.

This month’s guest speakers are Linden Vine and Crystal McGann, who will be talking about the Project 48 Quilt.

All the usual meeting fun- lucky door prize, badge draw, raffle and show and tell. Library is open before and after the meeting in the CQ room. Don’t forget to stay and chat over a cuppa and check out the show and tell.

Reminder that deposits for the CQ 40th birthday lunch on 17 July are due ($10). Payments can be made at the meeting or by EFT/ direct deposit. The latter should be references with “40th lunch”.

You can pick up raffle books for this year’s exhibition raffle. You can also sign up to sell tickets at the Addicted to Fabric Sale on 3 and 4 June. Here are the two quilts that are part of the prize list:

Raffle quilt #1

Raffle quilt #1

Raffle quilt 2016 #2

Raffle quilt 2016 #2

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Australia Wide 4 at The Q, Queanbeyan, from 10 Feb

January 29, 2015 | Posted in Art quilts, Contemporary, Member News | By

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

 

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Regional Quilt Shows: 22-23 November + Design Canberra

November 18, 2014 | Posted in exhibitions, What's On | By

On the weekend of 22 and 23 November there are a number of quilt shows happening in our region as well as the Design Canberra program from the 19th.

Airing of the Quilts in Braidwood

There are a number of co-ordinated events in Braidwood over the two days, although the airing of the quilts in the main street only takes place on the Saturday. Exhibition in National Theatre, Wallace Street, entry $5.

Here is a link to the website for more details.

Bungendore Quilt Show

The quilt show in Bungendore takes place in the Bungendore War Memorial Hall, Molonglo Street. Sat 9am-7pm, Sun 10am-4pm, entry $2.

Here is a link for more details.

Quilts at Mandelsons (Goulburn)

To coincide with the Hanging of the Quilts in Braidwood, Quilts at Mandelsons is holding its third quilt show.

As in previous years it will be a show with a difference using the magnificent Mandelsons to showcase the quilts.  ALL items ( over 100) are for sale. The quilts and textile arts have been made by award winning textile artists Beth Miller, Wilma Cawley and Julie Woods. It is a once in a lifetime opportunity to own textile art which is now being sought after worldwide. The prices are unbelievable and offer a unique opportunity. All pieces are signed by the artists.

Claire Ayling Bali Batiks will also be selling her fabrics still only costing $15 per metre with some even cheaper. Julie Woods will have an amazing selection of Superior Threads. We will also be selling a range of gift items for Christmas presents.

Morning and afternoon tea available in the historic Mandelsons Dining Room

Quilts at Mandelsons- 160 Sloane St. Goulburn,  Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 10am-4pm

Design Canberra

There are a number of activities happening under this umbrella – including open studios in Pialligo and elsewhere (Living Artists), Modern Markets at the Nishi Building in New Acton as well as a multitude of exhibitions all over Canberra. Most are free. Here is a link to the full program.

 

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Lions Club of Young Quilt Show – 31 May and 1 June

May 29, 2014 | Posted in Member News | By

Some of our members don’t just live in the ACT and close environs. Some live in Young, about 2 hours away. Each year in conjunction with the Lions Club of Young there is a quilt show held in the town. Member Carmel has sent the following information. A nice day out.

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