Stop Press! We still have 2 spaces on the following workshops

March 17th. Fun with Fabric with Mary Kennedy. Cost $130 Or $140 non members (includes dyes and fabric) This Workshop is about having fun with dyes and printing on fabric. Come along and try your hand at designing your own special fabric.  You will go home with 10 lusciously dyed fat quarters. March 24 &… Continue reading Stop Press! We still have 2 spaces on the following workshops

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Beginners Dyeing Workshop

What a great day playing with procion dyes- safely of course. Teacher Mary Kennedy shared her enthusiasm for all colours bright and beautiful with Canberra Quilters on Saturday 29th March. The rain held off for the day, and the washed out fat quarters fluttered in the breeze in time to take them home dry. Workshoppers… Continue reading Beginners Dyeing Workshop

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Thread Catcher

Thread catchers. What a great thing to take along to workshops. Or to have one in the lounge. And one by the machine. Come along to make one or all three of these nifty little bits rubbish bins. An information sheet is now available for the Sharing Session on Saturday February 1st from 10am till… Continue reading Thread Catcher


Are you interested in asking questions about die cutting machines, making a small project with the help of a die cutting machine or learning some new tips and tricks about die cutting machines? Great for piecers; fabulous for appliquers. Stay tune for some sessions in February 2014 which could inspire your creativity.

Tentmakers Workshops

Over sixty Canberra Quilters were privileged to learn from master craftsmen Hany and Ekramy from Cairo’s Chareh El- Khiamiah: The Tentmaker’s street. Sponsor, Jenny Bowker suggested that quilters learn the basics of this style of applique as the Egyptians practise the art, so we  marked patterns with needles and awls, transferred patterns with cinnamon and… Continue reading Tentmakers Workshops

Fiona Hammond Workshop

Are you interested in learning about creating embellished dimensional artworks or hand painting with procion dyes, making silk paper and raw edge applique techniques?   Find out more about the Fiona Hammond workshops being offered in 2014 by Canberra Quilters Inc. by clicking this link.

Workshops at Canberra Quilters

This booking form and a deposit are needed for all workshops. See Connecting Threads for the Workshop Policy and a booking form. Further information is available for each workshop in the menu to the left. Please let the Workshop Coordinator know if you are interested in these workshops or would like to recommend a workshop.

Michele Hill and William Morris in Wool

Canberra Quilters Inc. was very grateful to have acclaimed quilter Michele Hill visit and conduct a couple of great workshops with our members. You can read about and see more photos of Michele’s great workshops by clicking on this link.

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Recent workshops

Jinny Beyer, giving tips for confident colour choices at her recent workshop at Canberra Quilters. See more photos in the headings on the left.