Congratulations to Jeannie Henry, runner up in the AQC Challenge, with Hello Possums!!
Hello Possums!!: The Brushtail Possum, a cat sized mammal, is indigenous Australian fauna and likes to live in our iconic flora, the gumtree. “Hello Possums!!” – is a boisterous Australian made greeting popularised by our very own Aussie
Queensland Quilters can be justifiably proud of the wonderful work of our Affiliated Groups in supporting Queensland charities and women and children in need.
This year we have provided funding to Affiliated Groups for the making of Raffle and Charity quilts in support of:
Redlands Womens’s Refuge
Quilts for Teens, a
In March, we were delighted to see Lyn Crump’s quilting journey through her trunk show.
She started by showing us the quilts for the beach house – she transposed her children’s drawings into art quilts. What a wonderful idea! Lyn also machine quilted a verse for each of her children on
Congratulations to the winners of our annual Challenge!
1st Sue Elliott
2nd Christine Dowell
3rd Bernardine Hine
Junior winner: Eithne Walker
Traditional Winner: Verna Hunt
Artistic/Quirky: Jenny Swenson
Viewers Choice at IntoCraft Show: Pat Jefferies
Please contact Loretta for further information
Photos courtesy of Judy Hodgkinson
Queensland Quilters is hosting 2 workshops with Bryan Whitehead: 22-23 July, and 24-25 July in Brisbane – Indigo, stencils and rice paste.
The workshops will be held at the Lavalla Centre, 58 Fernberg Rd, Paddington.
Workshop Description: “Indigo” with Bryan Whitehead
Size: fabric for a quilt approx. 210cm x 210cm (82″ x 82″)
Lovely Leaves – “Free motion experience required
This 2 day workshop is for those who already have free motion skills and are wanting to get their teeth into a creative project. Participants will firstly learn how to draw their own leaves plus the basic construction method along with all sorts of
Like many art quilters, Rebecca comes from a very creative background. Her grandmothers were both textile people – a milliner and a tailoress who also made show winning dolls and doll clothes. Her mother was an oil painter who sewed the childrens’ clothes and later, discovered quilting particularly Hawaiian quilting.