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
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
Help Please! My friend from Fiji has started to learn patchwork and needs scraps of one particular fabric to complete her quilt. She is making a hexagon quilt so only needs scraps. The material is a backing size cotton fabric and is a patterned fawn colour.If anyone has any scraps even the size of the… Continue reading Fabric Search: A Message from Marie Lucas-Smith
We are all dismayed by the terrible loss of life and property in Victoria. We are asking members to donate finished quilts to be given to those who have suffered losses in the Victorian fires. As well as donating quilts individually, friendship groups might like to combine their skills and time and make quilts for… Continue reading Help for Victorian Bushfire Victims
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!!!
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?