Don’t forget the big party this Sunday for the Biggest Quilting Bee Morning Tea. Got your hat ready? Baked a cake?Go to this post for all the details.
You are invited to come along to our annual Biggest Quilting Bee Morning Tea, supporting fund-raising for cancer research.Entry is by $5.00 tax-deductible donation to the ACT Cancer Society. You are welcome to make a larger donation if you wish- secure donations can be made here. The morning tea is from 10 am until 2 pm… Continue reading Biggest Quilting Bee Morning Tea coming up on 26 May
Last week was the first meeting of the year and the meeting schedule and drop-ins have resumed their normal cycle.Tomorrow is the regular Wednesday drop-in day. In the morning Wendy Pang will lead the group with Small Japanese projects. In the afternoon I will help out with UFO pledge quilts. On Friday the 25th, the… Continue reading Canberra Quilters premises have re-opened
This is the raffle quilt for 2012, “Batik Rhapsody”. The quilt is a log cabin design in batik fabrics in shades of blue, with hints of purple and some black. It was designed by member Elizabeth Rose and made by Elizabeth and Janet Cruise. The exquisite free-motion quilting was done by member Jenny Bowker. The… Continue reading Canberra Quilters Inc Raffle 2012 – tickets available soon
Quilts For Others (QFO) has been the recipient of some very generous donations of fabric from estates and members’ downsizing. To help alleviate some storage issues and to raise funds for batting and thread to be used in future QFO quilts, a SALE of excess fabric and some donated tops will take place on Saturday 17 Feb, between… Continue reading QFO Excess Fabric Sale – 17 March (International Quilters’ Day)
This Saturday CQ accredited teacher Mary Kennedy will be leading a workshop in hand-dyeing using Procion MX fibre reactive dyes. You will learn the basics of dyeing and come away with 12 fat quarters of hand-dyed fabric – be initiated into this wonderful world of colour!Class runs from 10-3 at Strathnairn Arts Association, 90 Stockdill Road, Holt.… Continue reading Workshop on Basics of Dyeing(with fibre reactive dyes) September 10
Every year during May the Cancer Councils around Australia encourage organisations to host a morning tea in order to raise funds for cancer research and support of patients. For a number of years Canberra Quilters has hosted a morning tea – or an extended lunch – dubbed the Biggest Quilting Bee. This year it was… Continue reading Biggest Morning Tea – A Cancer Council Fundraiser
Our April evening meeting was the deadline for entries in the Year of the Rabbit mini-quilt challenge. Below are images of the entries received. By popular vote, the first quilt was selected as a winner – of a basket of mini-chocolate eggs, of course!
Canberra Quilters Inc is delighted to be the host of the Australian Council of Quilters conference, this weekend 19-20 February. This is held annually and has delegates from each of the state-based guilds, plus ACT, Darwin and Alice Springs. Guilds take it in turns to host the conference. The venue for the conference will be… Continue reading Australian Council of Quilters Conference
Come and visit the Quilting Market Day for the sale of good quality cotton fabrics, books, magazines, and quilting notions: Saturday, 4 April 20091:30pm – 4pmWeston Creek Uniting Church HallParkinson Street, Weston