This is a month with 5 Wednesday’s, so there is a meeting of the Dear Jane Support Group. Here is a message from the convenor, Christine: Dear Jane Group Morning everyone, just a quick reminder that we have a fifth Wednesday this month and that means the Dear Jane Group will meet again this week,… Continue reading Dear Jane group meets 30 June
The dates for the Sit and Sew sessions for August are up on the Canberra Quilters website. You can make a booking by completing the form here. COVID 19 safety rules apply at these sessions.
SECURITY CODE CHANGE The codes to arm and disarm the security for our room will be changing in mid to late December. The lovely volunteers who take responsibility for opening and closing the room for our many get togethers will be notified of the new codes either at the Volunteers Supper being planned in the… Continue reading Security Code Change and Volunteer Training
Learn to Quilt – an introduction to the basics Canberra Quilters’ next Introduction to Patchwork and Quilting Workshop will be held on Saturday, September 30th, from 9.30am until 4pm. We will explain about quilting tools such as rotary cutters, cutting mats, rulers, even the importance of different needles and threads. We will talk about fabric… Continue reading Beginners’ Introduction- 30 September
AN INTRODUCTION TO PATCHWORK AND QUILTING Is this a hobby or skill you would like to learn? Are you interested in finding out more? Canberra Quilters is the oldest quilting guild in Australia and some of our members are world renowned quilters. They all started as beginners! Some had no experience of sewing. Some thought… Continue reading Introduction to Patchwork and Quilting – 20 May
CraftAlive is on 5-7 May 2017 at the Thoroughbred Park Function and Convention Centre, Flemington Road Mitchell, ACT. Canberra Quilters will be there, selling raffle tickets and showing the world what we get up to. At each show, CraftAlive hosts Quilts of Hope, who support Challenge, a not-for-profit organisation that provides daily support for children… Continue reading Craft Alive – Quilts of Hope, 5-7 May
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 a fifth Wednesday in June and an extra drop-in has been scheduled if you want to use the room. It is warm when we turn the heaters on and there is plenty of light. Come along to sew, work out something using the design wall, pin a quilt on the basting table or just… Continue reading 5th Wednesday Drop-in on 29 June
The next meeting of the Small Japanese Projects group is on Wednesday 25 May, 10am until 12 noon, in the CQ room. This is followed by drop-in until 4pm, incorporating the Lucy Boston interest group. A message from convenor Wendy, about the morning’s activity: It’s getting colder. Let’s make scarves! We will talk about what… Continue reading Small Japanese Projects group- 25 May
Canberra Quilters is hosting a Biggest Morning Tea Quilting Bee on Sunday 29 May, from 10am-2pm in the Cook Community Hub Hall. A tax deductable entry fee of $5 is payable at the door (or you can donate a larger sum). All proceeds go to the ACT Cancer Council for cancer research. There is a… Continue reading Reminder- Biggest Morning Tea Quilting Bee on 29 May