Monday, 19 September 2016

The Illawarra Quilters Exhibition 2016

 Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th September 9:30 - 4:30 pm
 Dapto Ribbonwood Centre, 93 – 109 Princes Highway, Dapto

 Opening Night  23rd September 6:30 – 9:00 pm ( tickets $25 )

Display of members’ work, traders, demonstrations, workshops, handmade gift boutique, cafe, quilt raffles, pincushion challenge, silent auction.
Entry $6, children under 12 free  for more information email

Exhibition Workshops and Demonstrations:
Saturday  - 10:00 - 12:00  - "Material Obsession" demonstration & workshop “Take a shape.. 60degree” participants will be able to cut and sew, machines will be available.
Saturday -  1:00 - 3:00 - "My Sewing Supplies" demonstration & workshop “Fussy Cutting” for machine and hand sewing. Learn how to use mirrors, templates, English paper pieces, viewing templates, glues, rotating boards and more to make your life easier. Kits available for purchase at the Exhibition for you to join in on the day.
Sunday - 10:00 - 12:00 -  "Berry Quilt and Co" workshop "Make a Boro Bag" kits available for purchase at the Exhibition..
Sunday - 1:00 - 3:00 -  "Kate Quilts" demonstration -  Jen Kingwell's Halo Quilt, working with pattern and template.
To book a place in these workshops please contact:
 Joanne at
The Illawarra Quilters are very proud to be supporting our local branch of the Leukaemia Foundation whilst hosting our 2016 Exhibition.

Wednesday, 14 September 2016

The South Coast and Country Quilters Guild's 13th Biennial Quilt Exhibition

The South Coast and Country Quilters Guild is pleased to announce the 2016, 13th Biennial Quilt show on 16-18 September, 10 a.m, - 4 pm, Batemans Bay Soldiers Club, Beach Road, Batemans Bay, NSW.
$5.00 entry
Bring your friends along and enjoy a wide variety of quilts both traditional and contemporary.
There will be traders with interesting wares, raffle, and workshops.
First prize in this years raffle is a beautiful king sized quilt 'Circle of Life' pictured below.
Proceeds from the show go to the Snowy Hydro South Care Helicopter Service and local charities
The SCCQ strongly promotes the opportunity to display members’ work at its biennial quilt show, as well as organising and subsidising multiple workshops involving national and international tutors in alternative years.

Wednesday, 7 September 2016

Lorraine Parker Exhibition

Lorraine Parker is holding an exhibition of her  work from Wednesday 14th September to and including Monday 26th September at the Gladstone Community Centre.
Gladstone is not far from South West Rocks. The Gallery is run by MVCAG – Macleay Valley Community Art Group and is open every day from 10.30 to 4.00 pm.

Lorraine's website is
Ian Smith will also be sharing some of the space and showing his photography.

Reflections of Dorrigo National Park 1

The Nature of Tasmania


Monday, 5 September 2016

Pop Up Sewing Day Kirrawee

My Sewing Supplies: 138 Oak Rd Kirrawee NSW

Tuesday 6th September
Bernadette and Ian will be our hosts. We enjoyed a wonderful day with them last year and they have generously asked us to return in 2016. 
There is no charge to attend a Pop Up. However, you do need to book.
Call QuiltNSW on 02 92833737

Monday, 29 August 2016

September Friday Showcase with Megan Manwaring

Friday Showcase
2nd September
10am - 11.30pm
QuiltNSW Pitt St Sydney
Megan Manwaring.

Megan Manwaring  is the current Treasurer at QuiltNSW.  She is also well known as  a  tutor at Material Obsession.  Megan is a passionate and enthusiastic quilter with a particular love of needle-turn applique and working with bright, contemporary fabrics. Megan has had a number of patterns published in Australian quilt magazines, designed MO's  2014 Kaffe Sampler and co-designing MO's String Along BOM.
Megan's students love her classes. Megan's emphasis is on teaching the basics well. She leads her  students through the foundations of cutting, piecing, sewing and simple appliqué, as well as effective colour and fabric selection.
Megan won QuiltNSW' Suitcase Challenge "Colour Collision" last year with "What Colour Makes Brown" seen below.

We are surely in for a treat. All welcome. Members $5.00, Guests $10.00

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Macleay Quilters Inc. Biennial 2016 Quilt Exhibition

Monday, 22 August 2016

Goonellabah Quilters Inc. Spring Quilt Show