UFO Pledge for 2010

In 2009, 44 CQ members pledged to complete 62 of their UFO projects by the evening meeting in November 2009. Many CQ members have indicated that they want to clear a UFO our of the way and want to take the pledge for 2010. So here is am opportunity to set a goal for next… Continue reading UFO Pledge for 2010

$1,000 Acquisitive Art Award & Braidwood Quilt Event

As part of the Braidwood Quilt Event (27-29 November 2009), textile artists are invited to create a quilt inspired by the work of Australian printmaker and artist Hall Thorpe (1874 – 1947). The award is sponsored by Cheryl Hannah, Director of Fyre Gallery, Braidwood, in conjunction with an exhibition of Hall Thorpe’s work from November… Continue reading $1,000 Acquisitive Art Award & Braidwood Quilt Event

AQCa meeting: 11 July

Art Quilters Canberra (AQCa) is the special interest group of art quilters within Canberra Quilters. It is meeting this Saturday, 11 July, at ‘The Hub’ in the Civic Library from 1.30pm until 3.30pm. Discussion on some of the elements of composition and printing with stencils.

Wangaratta Contemporary Textile Award & Forum

Congratulations to CQ member Dianne Firth who is one of the textile artists selected for the inaugural Wangaratta Contemporary Textile Award and associated exhibition that opens at 11 am on 20 June and runs to 19 July 2009 at the Wangaratta exhibitions gallery, Ovens St, Wangaratta.Image: Louise Saxton, Home-Tree, 2008 The Wangaratta Contemporary Textile Forum… Continue reading Wangaratta Contemporary Textile Award & Forum

Christmas Skills Share

Join the Christmas Skills Share with other CQ members at Turner on Saturday, 8 November 9.30am-3.30pm. Cost $5. Christmas quilts and decorations are always popular items in the CQ Sales Room and are fun to make. Bring your patterns, ideas and fabric and share inspiration with other members.

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My Place Website Update

The gallery pages of the MY PLACE contemporary art quilt exhibition website have now been updated to feature thirty striking quilts from South Africa. You can view these quilts, along with the others from New Zealand and Australia (including CQ members), at the Australasian Quilt Convention in Melbourne next year.