Embroiderers’ Guild Annual Exhibition: 11-13 September

September 7, 2015 | Posted in exhibitions | By

Our sister textile organization is holding its annual exhibition, details:

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One day until the quilt show opens…

August 5, 2015 | Posted in CQ Exhibition | By

The Canberra Quilters Members’ Exhibition opens tomorrow, as part of the Craft and Quilt Fair. It runs 6-9 August, 10am until 4.30pm each day at EPIC, Flemington Road, Mitchell ACT.

Please come along to check out all the quilts and clothing exhibited, the sales room and also the craft fair.

Here is a glimpse of what you will see…

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Images courtesy of Janet Cruise and Janet Gahan.

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Quilt show is coming in two days

August 4, 2015 | Posted in CQ Exhibition | By

The Canberra Quilters Members’ Exhibition opens in two days, as part of the Craft and Quilt Fair. It runs 6-9 August, 10am until 4.30pm each day at EPIC, Flemington Road, Mitchell ACT.

Please come along to check out all the quilts and clothing exhibited, the sales room and also the craft fair.

Here is a glimpse of what you will see…

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Image photography by Janet Cruise and Janet Gahan- you can buy a DVD or CD with all the images of the quilts and clothing – at the exhibition.

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Exhibition Opening – 21 August

August 23, 2014 | Posted in CQ Exhibition | By

The annual exhibition was opened by Annette Ellis on Thursday at 11.00am. President of Canberra Quilters, Helen Rose, chaired the occasion. Major awards were announced and were, in some cases, able to be presented. Here are some images taken on the day:

Annette Ellis opens the exhibition

Annette Ellis opens the exhibition

President Helen Rose thanks Annette Ellis

President Helen Rose thanks Annette Ellis

 

Gary Fitzroy from Expertise Events- one of our major sponsors, addresses the crowd

Gary Fitzroy from Expertise Events- one of our major sponsors, addresses the crowd

Greg Alexander from Bernina (another major sponsor) announces the various  Bernina awards

Greg Alexander from Bernina (another major sponsor) announces the various Bernina awards

Best of Show by Rose Lewis

Best of Show by Rose Lewis

The Bernina Amateur Encouragement Award went to Bronwyn Hill for Priscilla.

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Greg congratulating the student award-winner- Kristina Butron

Greg congratulating the student award-winner- Kristina Butron

Kristina Butron infront of her quilt, Squarefully Trombone, being photographed by her dad

Kristina Butron in front of her quilt, Squarefully Trombone, being photographed by her dad

Dell Armistead talking about the Armistead Awards

Dell Armistead talking about the Armistead Awards

Margaret Armistead was a long-time member of Canberra Quilters who died from breast cancer. Her husband, Allan, set up the award in her memory to encourage quilters to exhibit their work. While he was still alive Dell and Allan set up the Allan Armistead Award to encourage children to exhibit.

The Margaret Armistead Award is presented to a quiltmaker entering a quilt in an exhibition for the first time, anywhere. This year the award went to Melissa Rowe for her quilt In the Light of the Day and the Dark of the Night.  The Allan Armistead Award this year went to Sara Magee for My First Quilt.

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The quilt in the banner for this post is Colour Fusion by Pam Malone.

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