Exhibition Raffle Results

August 23, 2019 | Posted in CQ Exhibition, raffle | By

Canberra Quilters’ Raffle was drawn at the exhibition on Sunday afternoon. The first and second drawn ticket holders get to choose their prize, with the third drawn ticket taking the remaining prize. Here are the results:

1st – Eveline Ngan, Ticket number: 1061, Prize: Quilt

2nd – Anna Myvalt, Ticket number: 1561, Prize: Hamper

3rd – Margaret Vinning, Ticket number: 0510, Prize: Sewing Machine

Thank you to all who purchased a ticket.

The quilt in the banner is the raffle quilt, made by Kay Provins, quilted by Chris Gould of The Machine Quilter.

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Evening Meeting – Thursday, 2 May

April 30, 2019 | Posted in Meetings, raffle | By

The evening meeting is this Thursday, 2 May, 7pm for a 7.30pm start, in the Hall at the Cook Community Hub. The meeting starts with formal committee (and other) reports and news, followed by an activity.

CQ Member Elizabeth Rose will be speaking about her quilts and love of gadgets.

Don’t forget to pick up a book (or books) of tickets for the exhibition raffle. This is a major fund raiser for Canberra Quilters and we will need lots of tickets sold.

Please bring something along for show & tell. We all like to see what everyone is working on.

All the usual meeting fun – lucky door prize, badge draw, raffle and regular show and tell. Don’t forget to stay and chat over a cuppa and check out the show and tell.

Library will be open at this meeting.

 

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Evening Meeting: 4 April

April 1, 2019 | Posted in Meetings, raffle | By

The evening meeting is this Thursday, 4 April, 7pm for a 7.30pm start, in the Hall at the Cook Community Hub. The meeting starts with formal committee (and other) reports and news, followed by an activity.

Guest speaker will be long time sponsor Trevor Robertson, AKA the Scissorman. Come along to learn about scissors, cutters and other gadgets.

Please bring something along for show & tell. We all like to see what everyone is working on.

You can also pick up your exhibition raffle tickets. If every member sells a book we will be well on the way to a great fund raising effort. Funds raised support Canberra Quilters ongoing operations.

All the usual meeting fun – lucky door prize, badge draw, raffle and regular show and tell. Don’t forget to stay and chat over a cuppa and check out the show and tell.

Library will be open at this meeting.

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Exhibition Raffle results

August 14, 2018 | Posted in Exhibition, raffle | By

The CQ Exhibition Raffle was drawn Sunday at 4pm. Here are the results:

First drawn ticket 2210, Theo Howie. Theo chose the quilt

Second drawn ticket 254, Laura Marcantonio. Laura chose the Bernina sewing machine

Third drawn ticket 765, Bernadette Campbell. Bernadette receives the hamper of quilters tools and supplies.

Congratulations to our winners and thanks to all her bought tickets.

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Evening Meeting – 2 August

July 31, 2018 | Posted in Meetings, raffle | By

The evening meeting is this Thursday, 2 August, 7pm for a 7.30pm start, in the Hall at the Cook Community Hub. The meeting starts with formal committee (and other) reports and news, followed by an activity:

Collective Quilt Making

  • Bring a needle, thread and scissors: we will be sewing… Details on the night. Join us to create for our community.
  • Introducing: “The Pink Project”.
  • And remember to bring your doodle journal!

Don’t forget to pick up some raffle tickets to sell. The proceeds of the raffle support Canberra Quilters with the operating expenses of running our room, our activities, and the exhibition. It is a very important fundraiser.

Please bring something along for show & tell. We all like to see what everyone is working on.

All the usual meeting fun – lucky door prize, badge draw, raffle and regular show and tell. Don’t forget to stay and chat over a cuppa and check out the show and tell.

Library will not be open at this meeting as the room is being used for quilt exhibition preparation. The returns box will be in the corridor.

Lost and Found

 

Have you lost this sewing bag? It was found in the Hall recently, but there is noting to identify the owner. Talk to Christine Stewart to recover your property!

(Image in banner is this year’s raffle quilt, by Bronwyn Hill.)

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Exhibition Raffle and Viewers’ Choice Results

August 14, 2017 | Posted in CQ Exhibition, raffle | By

The CQ Exhibition Raffle was drawn yesterday at 4pm. Here are the results:

First drawn ticket 4255, Kris Banks. Kris chose the quilt

Second drawn ticket 965, Sue Robinson. Sue chose the Bernina sewing machine

Third drawn ticket 1858, Anne Duffy. Anne receives the hamper of quilters tools and supplies.

The Viewers’ Choice votes have been tallied and here are the results:

Quilts – number 66 Walled Garden by Dorothy Clee

Challenge/ Tiny Treasure – number 129 Seventeen by Carolyn Sullivan

Creative Clothing – number 138 Jeans East by Wendy Saclier

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Evening Meeting – 1 June

May 28, 2017 | Posted in Meetings, raffle | By

The evening meeting is this Thursday, 1 June, 7pm for a 7.30pm start, in the Hall at the Cook Community Hub. The meeting starts with formal committee (and other) reports and news followed by an activity.

This month it is all about #100Days100Blocks. With over 57,000 images on its hashtag , the 100 Days 100 Blocks sew-along is the largest Instagram based sew-along ever held. Come behind-the-scenes to find out more about this yearly event and how you can participate and connect with quilters all over the world. It is the perfect event for beginners and confident quilters alike!

An additional attraction at this month’s meeting is the QFO team selling fabric that is excess to their requirements – they get lots of donations and can’t use it all. The money raised is used to buy supplies like batting, to continue this community project.

Please bring something along for regular show & tell – we all like to see what everyone is working on.

All the usual meeting fun- lucky door prize, badge draw, raffle and regular show and tell. Don’t forget to stay and chat over a cuppa and check out the show and tell.

Don’t forget to pick up a book of tickets for the exhibition raffle – funds raised support Canberra Quilters activities

Library will be open for this meeting so come along to return books and borrow more.

(Image in banner is this year’s raffle quilt by Jenny Bowker and Kath Hunt, quilted by Fran Wilson of Willowpatch through Calico Patch at Federation Square, Gungahlin)

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Exhibition raffle results

August 16, 2016 | Posted in CQ Exhibition, raffle | By

On Sunday at 4pm the Canberra Quilters Exhibition raffle was drawn.

First drawn ticket #2663, Juliette Martel of Casey, chose the sewing machine

Second drawn ticket #0575, Felicity Tipper from Germany, but care of member Berys Senden, chose the blue quilt.

Third drawn ticket #2976, Karin Currall, chose the red quilt.

Fourth drawn ticket #0215, member Elaine White receives the hamper of sewing and quilting goods.

 

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Evening Meeting – 4 August

August 1, 2016 | Posted in CQ Exhibition, Meetings, raffle | By

The evening meeting is this Thursday, 4 August, 7pm for a 7.30pm start, in the Hall at the Cook Community Hub.

The featured speakers this month are Ann McMahon and Monika McInerney from the Belconnen Arts Centre. They will speak to us about their full range of programs; how to apply for exhibitions, running workshops and possibilities for working collaboratively with them.

You can return your raffle tickets at the meeting- the deadline has now passed for returns. Under the terms of the permit we must account for all tickets – so you need to return them sold or unsold! Leonie will be happy to help you out. The more tickets sold the better we are able to support Canberra Quilters’ activities. One of the raffle quilts is in the banner of this post.

All the usual meeting fun- lucky door prize, badge draw, raffle and regular show and tell. . Don’t forget to stay and chat over a cuppa and check out the show and tell. Supper will be in the Hall.

Due to exhibition preparations the CQ room is closed. This means the library won’t be open for borrowing. The returns box will be in the corridor outside the room.

 

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Evening Meeting – May 5

May 1, 2016 | Posted in Meetings, raffle | By

The evening meeting is this Thursday 7pm, for a 7.30pm start, in the Hall at the Cook Community Hub.

This month’s guest speakers are Linden Vine and Crystal McGann, who will be talking about the Project 48 Quilt.

All the usual meeting fun- lucky door prize, badge draw, raffle and show and tell. Library is open before and after the meeting in the CQ room. Don’t forget to stay and chat over a cuppa and check out the show and tell.

Reminder that deposits for the CQ 40th birthday lunch on 17 July are due ($10). Payments can be made at the meeting or by EFT/ direct deposit. The latter should be references with “40th lunch”.

You can pick up raffle books for this year’s exhibition raffle. You can also sign up to sell tickets at the Addicted to Fabric Sale on 3 and 4 June. Here are the two quilts that are part of the prize list:

Raffle quilt #1

Raffle quilt #1

Raffle quilt 2016 #2

Raffle quilt 2016 #2

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