Wednesday 30 November 2011

Evening Meeting - 1 December

This is the final evening meeting for the year. It is also the meeting for the reveal of the Mini-Quilt Challenge. The theme is "Stars". The item needs to be no larger than 24 inches in any dimension and represent the theme is some way. It could be through fabric choice or the overall design.
You also have the opportunity to attach a 300 word story relating to the quilt.

A toy drive is being conducted for local women's refuges. Baskets will be available at the meeting for you to drop off new (UNWRAPPED) toys.
The library is open from 7.00pm, closing at meeting start time of 7.30pm and re-opening after the formal part of the meeting is finished.

Also a reminder that membership fees are due. Canberra Quilters membership runs for the calendar year.  Membership fees are accepted at the meeting or through the post. Annual fee is $46, Junior Member is $16.50.

Thursday 24 November 2011

Wonderful Wednesday Christmas Meeting - 16 November

It was a fun meeting with lots of Christmas decorations and food!
We received $81.25 in donations as votes for the Christmas challenges. This will be topped up to $100 and donated to the women's refuge.
Below is a link to some images taken at the meeting.
Link to skydrive
Next WW will be on January  18th, from 9.30. and all ROWers are encouraged to come along and display their row quilts.

Merry Christmas.


Call for entries - Antique Quilts of Ireland

We have received the following request:

Call for Entries - Antique Quilts of Ireland Exhibit at the Galway City Museum.
We are looking for antique Irish quilts to feature at the Galway City Museum during the 1st International Quilt Festival of Ireland (June 7-10, 2012). We would like to feature quilts especially around the time of the Great Famine (1845) and up to 1930.
These quilts will be on display for three weeks at the Galway City Museum starting from one week before the festival to one week after the festival. All quilts will be showcased in our festival program and in our online Showcase of Quilts.

How to submit:
If you’re interested in sharing one of your Antique Quilts please contact Suz at for all submissions and questions. IQFOI will pay the costs of shipping to and from Ireland.

Many thanks
Alan R Tremain
Director – Oz Quilt Design

Thursday 3 November 2011

Guest Speaker tonight - Life Member Beryl Hodges

At the evening meeting tonight our guest speaker is Beryl Hodges. Beryl is a life member and former president and has been quilting for many years. Beryl will present "A Personal Retrospective".
Meeting starts at 7.30pm at the Cook Community Hub Hall.

The library is open before the meeting (from 7.00pm) and after the meeting - in the Canberra Quilters Room in Building C.