QFO Quilting Bee: Tuesday 14 May

May 12, 2019 | Posted in QFO | By

The next Quilts for Others (QFO) working bee is on 14 May, from 10am until 2.30pm, in the CQ room at Cook Community Hub.

QFO makes quilts to donate to charities and organizations in the Canberra region. If you would like to join us at a working bee you would be most welcome. There are plenty of jobs to be done: hand sewing, machine sewing, pinning and other tasks.

Bring your lunch if you plan to stay for the day. Morning tea is provided.

Here are some recent quilts:

 

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QFO working bee – 12 March

March 10, 2019 | Posted in QFO | By

The next Quilts for Others (QFO) working bee is on 12 March, from 10am until 2.30pm, in the CQ room at Cook Community Hub.

QFO makes quilts to donate to charities and organizations in the Canberra region. If you would like to join us at a working bee you would be most welcome. There are plenty of jobs to be done: hand sewing, machine sewing, pinning and other tasks.

Bring your lunch if you plan to stay for the day. Morning tea is provided.

QFO regularly receives donations of fabric, for which we are very grateful. At present we are in need of fabric suitable for backings. Lengths of one metre or larger are suitable, but we cannot use furnishing fabrics.

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Quilts for Others (QFO) working bee – 12 February

February 10, 2019 | Posted in QFO | By

The next Quilts for Others (QFO) working bee is on 12 February, from 10am until 2.30pm, in the CQ room at Cook Community Hub.

QFO makes quilts to donate to charities and organizations in the Canberra region. In 2017 over 300 quilts were made and donated and 270+ in 2018.

If you would like to join us at a working bee you would be most welcome. There are plenty of jobs to be done: hand sewing, machine sewing, pinning and other tasks.

Bring your lunch if you plan to stay for the day. Morning tea is provided.

QFO regularly receives donations of fabric, for which we are very grateful. At present we are in need of fabric suitable for backings. Lengths of one metre or larger are suitable, but we cannot use furnishing fabrics.
The dates for the first working bees in 2019 are: February 12, March 12, April 9.

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QFO handover to CanTeen

December 17, 2018 | Posted in QFO | By

QFO handover to Canteen

QFO representatives recently met with the people from CanTeen to hand over two of the ten floor quilts being made for the organisation. CanTeen bandannas were used as a basis for the quilts. Below is an image of the handover:

QFO makes quilts to donate to charities and organizations in the Canberra region. In 2017 over 300 quilts were made and donated and it is approaching that number in 2018.

QFO regularly receives donations of fabric, for which we are very grateful. At present we are in need of fabric suitable for backings, so if any members are having a clean out over Christmas you could consider donating fabric to QFO. Lengths of one metre or larger are suitable, but we cannot use furnishing fabrics. The dates for the first working bees in 2019 are: February 12, March 12, April 9.

L to R Janice Nangle , CanTeen members, Leslie Hodgson, Pat Parker, Pat Godden

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QFO Quilting Bee – 9 October

October 8, 2018 | Posted in QFO | By

The next Quilts for Others (QFO) working bee is on Tuesday 9 October, from 10am until 2.30pm, in the CQ room at Cook Community Hub.

QFO makes quilts to donate to charities and organizations in the Canberra region. In 2017 over 300 quilts were made and donated. QFO is gearing up for another handover of quilts at the end of the year.  Please help out where you can.

The four thousandth quilt has just been started!

If you would like to join us at a working bee you would be most welcome. There are plenty of jobs to be done: hand sewing, machine sewing, pinning and other tasks.

Bring your lunch if you plan to stay for the day. Morning tea is provided.

Some QFO quilts are displayed in the corridor:

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Quilts for Others working bee – 11 September

September 8, 2018 | Posted in QFO | By

The next Quilts for Others (QFO) working bee is on 11 September, from 10am until 2.30pm, in the CQ room at Cook Community Hub.

QFO makes quilts to donate to charities and organizations in the Canberra region. In 2017 over 300 quilts were made and donated.

If you would like to join us at a working bee you would be most welcome. There are plenty of jobs to be done: hand sewing, machine sewing, pinning and other tasks.

Bring your lunch if you plan to stay for the day. Morning tea is provided.

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QFO working bee – 10 July

July 8, 2018 | Posted in QFO | By

The next Quilts for Others (QFO) working bee is on 10 July, from 10am until 2.30pm, in the CQ room at Cook Community Hub.

QFO makes quilts to donate to charities and organizations in the Canberra region. In 2017 over 300 quilts were made and donated.

If you would like to join us at a working bee you would be most welcome. There are plenty of jobs to be done: hand sewing, machine sewing, pinning and other tasks.

The July get-together also prepares for sewing and demonstrating at the annual exhibition. Have you volunteered for the a roster at the exhibition? QFO needs sewing, quilting and basting volunteers. the exhibition is 9-12 August.

Bring your lunch if you plan to stay for the day. Morning tea is provided.

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QFO working bee – 8 May

May 5, 2018 | Posted in QFO | By

The next Quilts for Others (QFO) working bee is on 8 May, from 10am until 2pm, in the CQ room at Cook Community Hub.

QFO makes quilts to donate to charities and organizations in the Canberra region. In 2017 over 300 quilts were made and donated. This month quilts for refuges will be distributed – about 70 in all.

If you would like to join us at a working bee you would be most welcome. There are plenty of jobs to be done: hand sewing, machine sewing, pinning and other tasks.

Bring your lunch if you plan to stay for the day. Morning tea is provided.

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Quilts for others: 13 February FABRIC SALE & working bee

February 10, 2018 | Posted in QFO | By

The next Quilts for Others (QFO) working bee is on 13 February, from 10am until 2pm, in the CQ room at Cook Community Hub.

This month QFO will also be having a fabric sale of donated fabric that is excess to requirements. A wide range of fabric, suitable for patchwork, craft and home sewing, is available. Monies raised will go towards supporting QFO provide quilts to local Canberra organisations.

QFO makes quilts to donate to charities and organizations in the Canberra region. In 2017 over 300 quilts were made and donated.

If you would like to join us at a working bee you would be most welcome. There are plenty of jobs to be done: hand sewing, machine sewing, pinning and other tasks.

Bring your lunch if you plan to stay for the day. Morning tea is provided.

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Quilts for Others quilting bee- 14 November

November 13, 2017 | Posted in QFO | By

The next Quilts for Others (QFO) working bee is on 14 November, from 10am until 2pm, in the CQ room at Cook Community Hub.

QFO makes quilts to donate to charities and organizations in the Canberra region. In 2016 301 quilts were made and donated.

If you would like to join us at a working bee you would be most welcome. There are plenty of jobs to be done: hand sewing, machine sewing, pinning and other tasks.

Bring your lunch if you plan to stay for the day. Morning tea is provided.

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