Wednesday 31 March 2010

Cutting Corners Calendar Competition

All members of Canberra Quilters are invited to submit a quilt to be featured in our 2011 calendar! The theme for this competition is Cutting Corners.

The shape of the quilt should be square, the size no larger than 50cm x 50cm. Thirteen quilts will be selected, one for each month of the year, and one will be our calendar's cover. No entry fee required. Deadline: 6 May 2010.

See the entry form included (loose) with the March issue of Connecting Threads.

Monday 29 March 2010

2010 Members’ Exhibition - Entry Pack

The annual Canberra Quilters Members’Exhibition is held in conjunction with the Craft
and Quilt Fair at Exhibition Park. The dates are 5-8 August 2010, from 10am until 4.30pm each day. Entry to the Fair includes entry into the Canberra Quilters Members’ Exhibition.

A complete entry pack for the exhibition is included in the March 2010 issue of Connecting Threads or can be downloaded from the Forms Page of the Canberra Quilters website. Please read the documentation carefully as there are changes. This includes changes to forms, categories, roster requirements and conditions of entry.

The closing date for entries and roster forms is 4 June 2010.

Friday 26 March 2010

CQ Annual General Meeting: 8 April 2010

The Canberra Quilters Inc Annual General meeting will be held in conjunction with the April evening meeting on Thursday, 8 April 2010. All Committee positions are declared vacant at the Annual General Meeting and any financial member of Canberra Quilters Inc. is eligible to nominate for a position. Committee meetings are held on the last Thursday of the month and Committee members are expected to attend.

If you are interested in nominating for any of the positions, please contact a member of the Committee. Download Committee Nomination Form & Position Descriptions. Nominations for committee positions must be lodged with the secretary before 8 April.

Thursday 25 March 2010

Membership Renewal due by 31 March

It is time to renew your membership, especially if you want to enter a quilt in the members' exhibition in August and/or sell goods in the sales room. The deadline for membership is midnight on 31 March 2010. If you are posting your renewal, we will deem the postmark date on the envelope ad the date received; it must be no later than 31 March 2010.

Download Membership Form & Information.

Wednesday 24 March 2010

PETITE: Call for Proposals - Closing Date 14 May

Artists working in TEXTILES or FIBRE are invited to submit proposals for artwork to be included in the exhibition PETITE Miniature TEXTILES to be shown in the Gallery WORKSHOP SPACE @ Wangaratta exhibitions Gallery 12 June - 11 July 2010

Proposal Requirements

  • Artists may submit up to 3 works for selection. Entry is free
  • Works must not exceed 30x30x30cm in size but may be smaller
  • Submissions must include a CV or brief artist’s biography and Jpeg files or photographs of the works for selection
  • Include title/s, medium, dimensions, price including 20% commission
  • Submissions must be received by 5pm Friday 14 May 2010. All submissions will be subject to a selection process
  • Artists will be notified of the selection by 21/5/10
  • Selected works must be delivered to the Gallery by Monday 7 June or by prior arrangement. Artists are responsible for all delivery transport or postage costs
  • Artworks will be returned by Express Post at the conclusion of the exhibition on 12/7/10

For more information contact the Exhibitions Officer on 03 57220761 or