Preparations are well underway for this year’s retreat. You can download an information sheet and registration form here. Our Retreat: The CQ retreat weekend is about doing what you love in a friendly relaxed environment. You can bring a sewing machine or work by hand, participate in projects and small learning sessions, or do whatever… Continue reading Advance Notice- Annual Retreat in October 2018
Next meeting is on Wednesday 13 December, 10am for a 10.30am start, in the CQ room at the Cook Community Hub. It is followed by a drop-in, until 4pm. So you can stay all day to sew. This is our final meeting of the year – maybe we shall see some finished quilts or tops…… Continue reading ROWmakers final meeting – 13 December
The first round responses have been revealed (images below) and the choices for the second round have been made. Some members have chosen to go with blocks, others back to rows and Liz H is making drainage bags for breast cancer patients, Next meeting is on 12 April, 10am for a 10.30am start. Here is… Continue reading ROWmakers design group
Come along and visit the Canberra Quilters stand at the CAP EXPO (Old Bus Depot Markets), this Saturday, 25 March, 11 am to 4pm. It is a fun day, with lots of interesting stands, food and entertainment. We hope to see you there. Here are more details.
There is no Wonderful Wednesday meeting on the 21st, but there is a drop-in all day in the CQ room. It runs from 10am until 4pm. Join Christine for some last minute Christmas sewing – or to get a head start on next year’s projects. Perhaps you can use the pinning table to baste a… Continue reading Wonderful Wednesday Drop-in – 21 December
Canberra Quilters has started a Beginners Interest Group to help those new to patchwork to develop their skills. It is aimed at quilters who have done a beginners course and want to move on to something else. The first meeting was on the 3rd Wednesday evening in November, and the third Wednesday evening will be… Continue reading Beginners’ Group Meeting – evening 14 December
ROWmakers is a group of members who meet monthly to participate in a year-long design challenge- resulting in a quilt at the end of the year. It started with a row-style quilt in 2011, but has since evolved into anything goes. The basic principle is that each month’s ingredients are incorporated. The reveal of the… Continue reading ROWmakers reveal- round 9
It is the last day of the Halloween sew-in today and tables are available if you want to drop-in for some sewing company. Room is open 9.30am until 4pm.
One of our neighbours at the Cook Community Hub, the ACT Playgroups Association, is holding their annual PlayFEST event, as part of National Children’s Week. PlayFEST is on Tuesday 25 October, in and around the Hall at the Cook Community Hub. Canberra Quilters will be having a table at this event as a way of providing… Continue reading ACT Playgroups PlayFEST event – 25 October
At the first Wednesday drop-in on 5 October, member Jakki Cashman will be demonstrating quilting on a domestic machine using Westalee rulers. Jakki has previous demonstrated this at an evening drop-in and was asked for a repeat at one of the daytime drop-ins. Rulers have been used for a quite a while on long arm… Continue reading First Wednesday drop-in- 5 October- special demo