Presentation to Common Ground

  At last night’s meeting the quilts for Common Ground were presented. Diane Bray and Meredith Hinchliffe were present on behalf of Common Ground to accept the quilts and to thank members of Canberra Quilters for their efforts. Common Ground Canberra is the national capital’s first low-cost supportive housing initiative focused on providing quality tenant… Continue reading Presentation to Common Ground

Book Sale @ evening meeting – 5 February

At Thursday’s meeting there is also a sale of books that are no longer needed from the library – duplicates etc. – at very reasonable prices.  So come along for the book sale and all the other attractions: Teachers and Sponsors outline the classes planned for the year and what goodies they have in store for… Continue reading Book Sale @ evening meeting – 5 February

Modern Quilt group meets 11 September

The Modern Quilters are meeting on Thursday evening, 11 September, from 7.30pm in the CQ room. Here is a message from one of the convenors, Michelle: This week at modern quilt group we will be putting the CommonGround quilt blocks together into quilt tops.   There may be some blocks that need to be made so bring some… Continue reading Modern Quilt group meets 11 September

Quilts for Others working bee – 9 September

The next QFO working bee is on Tuesday 9 September from 10am until 2.30pm. You may have seen the QFO volunteers hard at work at the exhibition, making quilts for Common Ground. Come along and make quilts for the other charities Canberra Quilters help out. You can cut, piece, quilt, bind or baste quilts on te… Continue reading Quilts for Others working bee – 9 September

QFO Working Bee – 11 Feb

The first Quilts for Others working bee is on this Tuesday, 11 February, from 10am until 2.30pm. Come along and help make quilts for charity. You can pin baste the layers, hand sew some labels, cut strips – there is a job for everyone. QFO has an additional project this year to make 40 quilts for… Continue reading QFO Working Bee – 11 Feb

Quilts for Common Ground

Quilts For Others (QFO) is the Canberra Quilters arm that makes quilts for donation to various local charities- this year approximately 250 have been distributed. Periodically we get requests for a specific project and a separate effort is made, over and above what is usually done. About two years ago QFO received a request for… Continue reading Quilts for Common Ground