Hungarian Patchwork Guild on show in Canberra

As part of the 14th Annual Hungarian Cultural Convention there will be a show of quilts from Hungary. This is only on for a short time. Times: Monday, 28 December 2009 to Saturday, 02 January 2010 Venue: Foyer of Multimedia Room, Canberra Girls’ Grammar School, 48 Melbourne Avenue, Deakin ACT 2600 Further information is available… Continue reading Hungarian Patchwork Guild on show in Canberra

Made in New Zealand II

As evidenced at recent evening meetings, many CQ members have enjoyed participating in quilting activities in New Zealand including their fantastic biennial symposium. For those of us who can join the festivities at the 15th Carrefour Européen du Patchwork in Ste Marie-aux-Mines from 17-20 September 2009, we can still have the pleasure of viewing Made… Continue reading Made in New Zealand II


Late last week we were contacted by the ACT Government to be told we have been allocated 128 square metres (that’s equivalent in area to a small 3-bedroom house) in what was the Cook Primary School. Please see the Press Release from the Deputy Chief Minister and Minister for Disability and Community Services, Katy Gallagher… Continue reading GREAT NEWS!!!

Why should Canberra Quilters have a blog?

Connecting Threads is the quarterly newsletter of Canberra Quilters (CQ), the Australian Capital Territory’s quilt guild, which holds an evening meeting on the first Thursday of every month. Connecting Threads is distributed to members – and only to members. The CQ committee members make announcements about future events at evening meetings, but not all members… Continue reading Why should Canberra Quilters have a blog?