Archive for the ‘Events & Exhibitions’ Category

Over the hump and back to quilting

Looking forward to getting back to quilting Well… I’m nearly over the hump, as they say and looking forward to getting back to quilting after being just a little tied up with family matters. After returning from my UK/France trip we decided to sell our house in Malvern and relocate to Bayside Melbourne. But before […]

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May 30, 2016

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Eastern Palliative Care Quilt Show

I’ll be trading at the Eastern Palliative Care Quilt Show this Friday and Saturday. So come along and join us. View the beautiful quilts, have a cuppa and scones with friends, do a bit of  retail therapy and help raise some funds for this very worthwhile cause.   Don’t forget to enter the raffle for […]

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Oct 16, 2014

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Inspired by Antique Quilts Exhibition

Mark it in your diary… Inspired by Antique Quilts Exhibition at Quilts in the Barn, 10th – 12th October. In the quilting community there are many individuals and groups who do wonderful things for others. One of the wonderful things I always like going to is the Quilts in the Barn Exhibition. It’s an annual […]

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Sep 23, 2014

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Quilting and Community

Quilting and Community … they often go hand-in-hand. It’s great how we quilters can use our love of quilting to make a difference in the wider community. There are many examples where quilting and community come together, from making charity quilts to quilters organising amazing fundraising events and here’s a great one to invite all your quilting […]

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Sep 2, 2014

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So that is where the first half of the month went

So that is where the first half of the month went… a day in the country, a quilt gathering, an open studio and a pot of paint. Quite a busy few weeks, here’s a catch up post. The first weekend of August saw Fran and I head to Castlemaine to spend the day stitching with the […]

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Aug 24, 2014

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Quilting diary dates

A couple of quilting diary dates for August you may be interested in. With our big quilting events, the Australasian Quilting Convention and Victorian Quilters Showcase Exhibition, now over for another year I’d hoped to get back to pattern writing which for the first half of this year seemed to have been side-lined. Unfortunately so […]

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Jul 15, 2014

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Showcase Exhibition 2014

Showcase Exhibition 2014

The Victorian Quilters Showcase Exhibition 2014 and Quilt & Craft Fair. Well, it’s been and gone for another year and what a show of wonderful quilts it was. Congratulations to all who entered, volunteered and sponsored this great event. This year I was thrilled to be a sponsor of this wonderful event. Made Studio Textiles […]

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Jun 29, 2014

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Quilt Esprit de Corps

Last night I attended the Quilt Esprit de Corps dinner and drawing of the winner of this amazing quilt. It was one of those ‘a seed was sewn’ stories and boy what an ending! It started in early 2012, Rose Piper and Robyn Falloon gathered together a group of fellow quilters to create an incredible […]

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Jun 6, 2014

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WOW! What a weekend!

WOW! is all I can say. I was invited as a trader to the Australian Quilters Association Exhibition over the weekend and had a fantastic response to my templates and techniques. Thank you for all the positive and encouraging comments. Also, thank you to Kaye Hardman (President) and all the AQA ladies for making us […]

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Apr 7, 2014

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Esprit de Corps Quilt

A weekend of applique in Castlemaine

A great weekend of applique in Castlemaine. The exhibition of applique quilts by members of The Castlemaine Applique Group was certainly worth the drive up the highway, with a variety of stunning quilts from some very talented quilters. The historic Castlemaine Market Building proved a great venue, lots of natural light and plenty of space. Here’s […]

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Mar 17, 2014

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Castlemaine Applique Group Exhibition

Castlemaine Applique Group Exhibition. We are all looking forward to the Castlemaine Applique Group Exhibition to be held on the 15th & 16th March 2014. Please note there has been a change of venue. The exhibition will now be held in the historic Castlemaine Market Building, a lovely old Georgian building built in the 1860s. Over 100 […]

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Jan 21, 2014

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Patchworkers & Quilters Guild

Patchworkers & Quilters Guild of Victoria 2013 Quilt Exhibition. The Patchworkers & Quilters Guild of Victoria held its quilt exhibition of members work last weekend and what a show it was. Lots of talent, lots of techniques and lots of colour. I dropped by Sunday afternoon to help out a bit and see the wonderful […]

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Dec 3, 2013

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Di Ford & Linda Collins

Quilts in the Barn – All Things Chintz

I spent a wonderful afternoon at Wonga Park at the Quilts in the Barn Exhibition. Linda does a fantastic job organizing this annual event as a fundraiser for breast cancer research. This year’s theme was ‘All Things Chintz’ and featured quilts from the book A Promenade in a Dutch Garden by Petra Prins and An […]

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Sep 29, 2013

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Resurrection… The story behind the quilt

Resurrection… The story behind the quilt – 1993-2013. I recently exhibited my quilt ‘Resurrection’ at the Victorian Quilters Showcase Exhibition along with a brief story of it’s making. I had quilters approach me at the exhibition wanting to know more. Likewise after taking the quilt to a Patchworkers & Quilters Guild of Victoria meeting. So […]

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Victorian Quilters Showcase Exhibition 2013

Congratulations to all the participants, winners and organisers of the Victorian Quilters Showcase Exhibition 2013 for another great event and a big thank you to the sponsors who support our quilting events. After moving back to Melbourne in 2007 I joined the Victorian Quilters Guild. In 2011 a quilting friend encouraged me to enter some […]

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Jul 30, 2013

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