Monthly Archives: June 2015

Community Quilts Celebrate

The Community Quilts team celebrated winning the Lut Dar Award at the CQ Bee yesterday. As Gwen keeps pointing out, all the worker bees are the winners so she wanted to share the moment with everyone who has worked so … Continue reading

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York Art and Craft Awards

Entry form 2015-Blandstown Award info

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June Sewing Day

Community quilts used their new Accuquilt cutter to prepare the block of the month for today and Gwen demonstrated how to sew the curved blocks. As usual the display of community quilts on show was impressive.

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Community quilts for WA Young Carers

A camp was held for Aboriginal and Torres Strait children from 8 to 13 years old this weekend at Point Walter. These quilts were hot from the children’s exhibition at QuiltWest and delivered to the children at the camp…  

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August General Meeting

QuiltWest ‘Best of Show’ winner, Jan Rowe, has agreed to be the guest speaker at the next general meeting in August. Mark your diary for the opportunity to hear about her quilting journey and see her fabulous quilts.  

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CQG June

The contemporary quilt group focused on elements and principles of design today, with input from members who shared their workshop and class experiences. Line and scale were discussed, after which members took part in a practical exercise using lines to … Continue reading

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Biggest Morning Tea

Warwick and Greenwood Sewers (WAGS) are again holding their world famous ‘Biggest Morning Tea’. Wednesday 1st July, 10-2pm Church of Christ, Ellersdale Rd, Warwick $5 entry fee includes tea, coffee and a plate of cakes etc. Funds raised go to … Continue reading

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Quilting From the Right Side of the Brain

There are still a few places left for Jan Rowes’s workshop. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn from ‘The Best of Show’ winner at QuiltWest this year… Contact Dawn – waqaworkshops@gmail.com  

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Beginners’ Taster Session

Our version of speed dating (speed quilting) took place today when WAQA held a beginners’ taster session at Alexander Park Craft House. These intrepid students managed to piece and appliqué their first block in an afternoon! The rotary cutters and … Continue reading

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Quilt Exhibition

Quilt Exhibition The Gold Coast Quilters Guild is holding its biennial Quilt Exhibition from Saturday 11th July to Sunday 2nd August, this year.  As usual it will be held at The Arts Centre, Gold Coast, 135 Bundall Road, Surfers Paradise.  … Continue reading

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