Wednesday, 15 February 2012

Luana Rubin is coming to Queanbeyan

Luana Rubin shares her love  of quilting with local quilters


Where:  Jerrabomberra Community Centre
            Firethorn Place, Jerrabomberra NSW
When:   21st April 2012
            2.00pm – 4.00pm
Cost:    $5.00 entry (includes refreshments following presentation).
            To be paid at the door.

Luana Rubin, President and Co-Owner of eQuilter.com will be visiting Australia in April and she has accepted the invitation by Queanbeyan Quilters to speak to the quilting community around Canberra.
Luana has 30 years’ experience as a designer and retailer in the quilt textile industry and as an import fashion designer. She writes a bi-weekly enewsletter at eQuilter.com, on topics such as colour trends and creativity. She is also a member of the Color Marketing Group, and is a licensed designer for Robert Kaufman Fabrics and YLI Threads. She has written many articles on colour and trends for magazines in the quilt industry, and was the 2008 recipient of the lifetime achievement Michael Kile Award. eQuilter gives 2% of sales to a variety of international charities, and as of January 2011 the total donated was $850,000. Luana and her husband Paul co-own eQuilter.com in Boulder, Colorado.
Luana’s presentation will show images from local (Colorado), to national (Houston and Sacred Threads), and international shows (Birmingham and Tokyo). Luana recently gave this same presentation at the Color Marketing Group’s conference in Bangkok last month, where she felt it was great fun to share images of all those gorgeous intricate quilts, with those who truly appreciate colour and design.

Please RSVP by email to queanbeyanquilters@gmail.com
                          or phone to Kay White 6299 8517

Monday, 13 February 2012

2012 Exhibition

Queanbeyan Quilters will be holding their 2012 Exhibition on the 28th and 29th April.

Details are:

Queanbeyan Conference Centre
253 Crawford Street, Queanbeyan 

Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 10am - 4pm

Adults $5, Pensioners, Students and Senior Card Holders $3
Children under 12 Free

Lots of members quilts on show plus our challenge entries and a display of  'River Quilts'

Raffle tickets also available.