Exhibition entries close this week on Friday 6th May at midnight. Please make sure you have your entries in by then! Consider doing a Challenge Entry. The theme is One Colour Many Hues. Would you like to see another aspect of the exhibition’s preparations? Small groups of volunteers are required for – Delivery Day (Friday,… Continue reading Exhibition Entry Deadline + Raffle
From the Exhibition Co-ordinator: EXHIBITION NOTICE – CATEGORY 4 – MIXED MEDIA AND ART QUILT I was notified that art quilts may be excluded from this category as they may not include “printing, embroidery, embellishment, painting, dyeing, fibre manipulation and/or trapunto”. It would seem our definition is not clear as these descriptors relate to… Continue reading Urgent Exhibition Notice
Have you got your book of 10 raffle tickets yet? Each ticket is $2. Funds raised support Canberra Quilters’ activities. The raffle is an important part of the CQ funding landscape. To get a book to sell, contact the Exhibition Co-ordinator, Cornelia Reppin, via this email link If you want to provide extra help… Continue reading Raffle ticket sellers and volunteers needed
Every year Canberra Quilters has a quilt challenge theme category at the exhibition. For 2022 the theme chosen by the main committee is ‘One Colour Many Hues’. Members can choose to respond to the theme any way they like in their quilt as long as it meets the size requirements of 70cm x 50cm, portrait or landscape… Continue reading Canberra Quilters 2022 Challenge Quilt Theme
For new members and of course existing members, Wonderful Wednesday is held on the third Wednesday of each month, except December, in the Cook Hub Hall from 9.30am till 12.30pm. Bring along some handwork to do. We have raffles, lucky door prizes, name badge draw, show and tell. Unfortunately, no communal morning teas at the… Continue reading Wonderful Wednesday meeting- 16 March
This Saturday, 19 February, the library will be open in the CQ room, from 10am until 12.30pm. No need to book, but COVID protocols need to be observed. The membership secretary will be also present so you can renew your membership for 2022. There is also a Sit & Sew scheduled from 10am until 3pm,… Continue reading Library Day – Saturday, 19 Feb
This week the ROWmakers design group resumed face-to-face meetings. New year, new design challenges. Each month a colour, a shape and two letters will be drawn out. Here is a message from convenor Joanne, including this month’s design ingredients : The Ingredients for this month are below. Just a couple of comments on how I… Continue reading ROWmakers resumes in 2022
On the CQ calendar for January there is a ROWmakers meeting scheduled for Wednesday morning (12th) and a Modern Quilters meeting scheduled for Thursday evening (13th). These have been CANCELLED by the organisers, in the interests of COVID safety.
The draw took place last Thursday(2/12) at the evening meeting. Canberra Quilters draws tickets and the drawn ticket holder chooses which prize they want. This year the first drawn ticket holder was also the the third drawn ticket holder. In keeping with her generosity of spirit, Ruth Schwensen chose only one prize and asked that… Continue reading 2021 Exhibition Raffle Results
Our first face-to-face Thursday Evening meeting in the last six months is this week on Thursday, December 2nd. We are unable to use the hall at Templeton St, instead we will be meeting at the Church for the Holy Covenant, 89 Dexter Street, Cook. There is limited onsite parking. The hall will accommodate approximately 100… Continue reading Evening Meeting 2 December- face to face!