Exhibition Entry Deadline + Raffle

Canberra Quilters Raffle Quilt 2022

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

Urgent Exhibition Notice

Canberra Quilters Raffle Quilt 2022

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

Raffle ticket sellers and volunteers needed

2018 Quilt 178

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

Canberra Quilters 2022 Challenge Quilt Theme

Canberra Quilters Raffle Quilt 2022

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

Quilt Show at CMAG

Threads of Policing Canberra Museum and Gallery, 6 November until 5 March 2022 A rare opportunity to learn about the Australian Federal Police through quilt blocks stitched by its members. This unique exhibition combines a series of quilts reflecting the experiences of AFP members with a fascinating look at the varied work of the AFP… Continue reading Quilt Show at CMAG

Exhibition 2021 – important dates

Raffle quilt 2021

This week and next week have some important dates for this year’s virtual exhibition. Virtual Exhibition dates: Delivery Day: Friday 19 November between 2pm and 6pm at our rooms at Cook. Judging Day : Saturday 20 November    9am-4pm Photography Day: Sunday 21 November.    9am-4pm Video Shooting:  Monday 22- Friday 26 Pick-up Day: Saturday 27 November – 9am – 1… Continue reading Exhibition 2021 – important dates

Exhibition News

Raffle quilt 2021

Here is a message from Valerie, Exhibition Co-ordinator. Please take note of the dates and times towards the end of the message. Thank you all for your ongoing patience as we worked through  the implications of COVID and the ongoing health directives over the last couple of months.  The Exhibition sub committee had made  quite… Continue reading Exhibition News

Postponed – Canberra Craft and Quilt Fair 2021

A message from Expertise Events about this year’s Craft and Quilt Fair: Sadly the fair will not go ahead as planned for September. The Covid-19 situation in the ACT and surrounding NSW area continues and even if the lockdown ends by late August, the attendance of interstate exhibitors is impacted and the confidence of visitors… Continue reading Postponed – Canberra Craft and Quilt Fair 2021

Exhibition (only) Entry Extension

A message from Valerie Merritt, Exhibition Co-ordinator: I know most of you are wondering if our exhibition  will go ahead in these worrying times. The committee have committed to continue with the planning and things  are definitely  progressing behind the scene so that when or if the situation improves, we will have quilts to show… Continue reading Exhibition (only) Entry Extension

CQ Exhibition Dates: back to 23-26 September

The dates for our Exhibition have reverted to the original September dates of 23th -26th. The deadline for entries is 30th July.   Anyone needing help filling in the Exhibition Entry on-line form or having difficulty reducing the size of a photo is welcome to pop into our rooms between 2pm-4pm on Sunday 18th July.… Continue reading CQ Exhibition Dates: back to 23-26 September