Tuesday, 31 March 2009

March 2009 Newsletter Out Now!

March 2009 Template The March 2009 issue of the Guild newsletter has been posted out. Check your copy for a range of articles and the updated Guild events calendar.

Don't forget to call the office to book your place in the presentation by Vikki Pignatelli at Epping Creative Centre, 2pm Saturday 2 May 2009: 10 Attributes that make a Good Quilter Better’.

Friday, 13 March 2009

Australian Machine Quilters Exhibition

The Australian Machine Quilters Exhibition is an exciting new exhibition run by Victorian Quilters and open to ALL machine quilters (domestic and long-arm), with judging predominantly focused on the quilting.

Entries are due on the 1st of June. You do not have to be a member of Victorian Quilters to enter. Entry forms and information can be downloaded HERE.

Tuesday, 10 March 2009

Social Meeting at Campbelltown: 15 March

The first Sunday social meeting for 2009 is this Sunday, 15 March.

The venue is Campbelltown Arts Centre. All members, and friends and interested persons, welcome. Gallery opens at 10.00am , Show and tell at 11.30, Café for lunch or bring your own, Guest Speaker, 1.00pm, Afternoon Tea provided, meeting closes at 3.00 pm, Gallery closes at 4.00pm. Wheelchair access, Sculpture Garden, Art Gallery, Japanese Garden.

Monday, 9 March 2009

Reminder: Sydney Quilt Show 2009 Entries

This is a quick reminder that entries for the Sydney Quilt Show 2009 close this Friday, 13 March. Here are the relevant forms:

Entry forms CANNOT be submitted by fax or e-mail.

Wednesday, 4 March 2009

6 March Friday Showcase: Chris Jurd

Chris Jurd presents the next Friday showcase at the Guild office at 10am on Friday, 6 March 2009. All welcome! ($5.50 entry fee)

2009 Raffle Quilt made by Chris Jurd
for the Springwood High School Community Quilt Show
Friday April 24th to Sunday April 26th
Springwood High School Hall, Grose Rd Faulconbridge

Monday, 2 March 2009

Exciting Member News from AQC

The Australasian Quilt Convention for 2009 has now closed. Congratulations to Guild member, Merelyn Pearce who was awarded the Australian National Quilt Award, sponsored by Bernina, for her 2008 Sydney Quilt Show Sydney Quilt Show quilt Wheelflower Medallion. If you missed seeing this quilt last year, you will have another opportunity to view it as part of the Best of Australia exhibition that will tour with Craft and Quilt Fairs throughout 2009.

Wheelflower Medallion by Merelyn Pearce - Best of Australia

Congratulations also to Guild members, Denise Sargo and Jocleyne Leath who were awarded first place and runner-up respectively in the inaugural AP&Q AQC Challenge. Their stunning fantasy-themed quilts, together with more than twenty five other finalists will be on display at the Sydney Quilt Show 2009. Not to be missed!