Thursday, 17 October 2013

Thursday Daytime Group at R B Smith

Some of the QQ members at this mornings group....
Next daytime meeting 7 November at R B Smith Centre 9.30am. 
Map link at foot of page.

 Boni was hand sewing pot holders for the PeaceKnits project.


PeaceKnits April 2015 Remembrance
to mark April 2015 100th anniversaries of :
ANZAC origins in the war to end all wars, and the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom.
More information email Boni:  boni_maywald@yahoo.com.au 



Kathleen was busy stitching. She had brought along a stunning piece of Brussells lace she'd made as taught to her by her grandmother. 

Cassandra planned the quilting on her quilt top.

Kay  was occupied cutting binding for gift quilts for Lousia - the local women's refuge.

and Maia had planned what she would do with some completed blocks she'd excavated (her words).

Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Binding night at Letchworth Neighbourhood Centre 18/10

Queanbeyan Quilters meet every Friday night and this week we are having a binding evening. We will showcase various methods of binding including curved binding, angled binding, facing a quilt as well as other useful binding tips. 

We would like to extend an invitation for you to join us - we meet at 7pm at 
Letchworth Neighbourhood Centre 
28 Miller Street 
Queanbeyan NSW 2620 

Map link:
http://goo.gl/FwwrnI

There will be a fee of $2 per head to go towards hall rental. We have tea and coffee making facilities and if you're lucky there might even be a bit of supper. 

Demonstration Day at Riverside Plaza

A successful day demonstrating the art of quilting at Riverside Plaza in Queanbeyan.



A sneak peek of some of the red and white hangings for the QQ Exhibition next year.
The table in front of the red and white display has quilts members have made for our local Women's Refuge - Lousia.

Els, Kay and Maia sewing up a storm.


 Moni and Sandra talking and demonstrating quilting.
Carleen's lovely traditional appliqu├ęd and hand quilted quilts at one end of the table and some of our small river quilts at the other.

Tuesday, 8 October 2013

Quilting Demonstration Day at Riverside Plaza

Members of the Queanbeyan Quilters will be demonstrating quilting skills on Thursday  10 October from 10am onwards.

The venue is in Riverside Plaza http://www.riversideplaza.com.au between EB Games and Subway. The display will feature completed small and large quilts as well as quilt block making.

There will also be a hand sewing demonstration table in front of Baker's Delight.


Sunday, 29 September 2013

Shibori and Indigo Dyeing workshop


For members interested in Shibori and Indigo Dyeing


Shibori and Indigo Dyeing workshop

                          Tutor - Joan James 

            Representative of the World Shibori Network

                           Australia and New Zealand

             Saturday 16th November, 10.00am – 4.00pm

                    Strathnairn Homestead Woolshed 
  
                             Stockdill Drive, Holt

             Workshop Cost $85.00         Vat use only $25.00 
                                                     
                                                                                              
Bookings email durleyjj@bigpond.net.au

Happy Birthday Queanbeyan!

Yes, 175 years young!
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-09-28/queanbeyan-celebrates-its-175th-birthday/4987200

Wednesday, 25 September 2013

Art Quilt Australia 2013: People, Place and Nation


Art Quilt Australia 2013

Art Quilt Australia 2013: People, Place and Nation
Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre Gallery, Level 1, North Building
180 London Circuit, Canberra City 1 November to 14 December 2013
Image     Waratahs Wandering detail Jan Frazer
 See exciting, beautiful and though-provoking art quilts from new and established contemporary textile artists. With entries from across Australia and afield guest curator Valerie Kirk, Head of Textiles at the Australian National University, selected 20 quilts representing a wide range of approaches.
In conjunction with Ozquilt Network’s National Conference Valerie Kirk will give a floor talk on Saturday 2 November at Craft ACT. The Conference will also provide a number of exclusive pre and post- conference events for delegates during the period 29th October to Sunday 3 November. For further information and registration see www.ozquiltnetwork.org.au