A message from our Erindale Library co-ordinator, Elaine White: Do you have a red and white quilt? Would you be willing to lend it to hang in the Erindale Library from June till August? Yes, the next theme will be red and white, which should really brighten up winter. Quilts must be no bigger than… Continue reading Next Erindale Library Display : Red & White Quilts
Every year Canberra Quilters has a quilt challenge theme category at the exhibition. For 2022 the theme chosen by the main committee is ‘One Colour Many Hues’. Members can choose to respond to the theme any way they like in their quilt as long as it meets the size requirements of 70cm x 50cm, portrait or landscape… Continue reading Canberra Quilters 2022 Challenge Quilt Theme
A message from Valerie Merritt, Exhibition Co-ordinator: I know most of you are wondering if our exhibition will go ahead in these worrying times. The committee have committed to continue with the planning and things are definitely progressing behind the scene so that when or if the situation improves, we will have quilts to show… Continue reading Exhibition (only) Entry Extension
The Royal National Capital Agricultural Society is holding a Spring Craft Challenge. It is based at the Hall Pavilion. Date details are available here and the schedule & entry can be accessed from that page. Plenty of opportunities for quilters, creators of wearable art, knitters….all the crafts.
Valerie has reminded us that electronic entries are still open for the Crafts Expo at the Royal Canberra Show. All entries must be received by 4pm 10 January 2020. The maximum quilt size is 240cm, except for the Miniature class. Don’t just look at the Quilting/ Patchwork classes (categories). You may find something in Sewing… Continue reading ROYAL CANBERRA SHOW – 28 February – 1 March at Exhibition Park in Canberra
Share your quilt on the international stage. Entries for the World Quilt Competition 2019 are now open at www.worldquiltaustralian.com Entries close on 24 May 2019. Brenda Gael Smith is the Australian c0-ordinator. Information can be obtained from the link above.
Entries are now open for Art Quilt Australia 2019, a biennial juried exhibition for textile artists resident in Australia and New Zealand and OZQN members worldwide. Entries close on 31 May 2019. Submission is via the online entry form only. Art Quilt Australia, which includes Expressions: the Wool Quilt Prize, seeks to promote excellence and… Continue reading Call for Entries: Art Quilt Australia 2019
Member Valerie Merritt has advised that electronic and hardcopy entries are being accepted for the Crafts Expo at the Royal Canberra Show. Valerie is the steward for the quilting/ patchwork section. Entry forms are to be submitted by 11 January 2019. The Show runs 22-24 February 2019 at Exhibition Park in Canberra. The maximum quilt size… Continue reading Royal Canberra Show Entry Deadline 11 January
LONG POST – These are coming up in 2019 for members to enter selected exhibitions. Some information is from Janet de Boer’s Fibre Forum e-bulletin. Here is a rundown of some Australian calls for entry: Deadline of 5 February 2019 to enter the 2019 AQC (Australasian Quilt Convention) Challenge: the theme is MAGIC; the size is… Continue reading Call for entries 2019
Member Valerie Merritt has advised that electronic and hardcopy entries are being accepted for the Crafts Expo at the Royal Canberra Show. Valerie is the steward for the quilting/ patchwork section. Entry forms are to be submitted by 11 January 2019. The Show runs 22-24 February 2019 at Exhibition Park in Canberra. The maximum quilt size… Continue reading Call for Entries – Royal Canberra Show 2019