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AQC Challenge

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

Quilt Assist 2017

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

March’s Speaker – Lyn Crump

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

Challenge 2017

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
https://www.qldquilters.com/events-activities/challenge/

 

Photos courtesy of Judy Hodgkinson

Bryan Whitehead’s Indigo Workshops, Brisbane, July 2017

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″)

February’s Workshop – Lovely Leaves with Bernadine Hine

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