Sydney Quilters Guild Show – Eastwood Prize Winners

We are so excited to have some Eastwood quilters amongst the winners at the 2015 Sydney Quilt Show

First Prize – Amateur traditional hand quilted – Jill Williams

Second Prize – Small or Wall Quilt – Tricia Bowdler

Second Prize Red & White Contemporary/Art and Excellence in Domestic Machine Quilting – Pam Russell

Judges Commendation – Red and White Commercially Quilted – Diane Moody

The full list of winners is on the quilters Guild of NSW website

 

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EPQ 2015 Exhibition

Its on again! Keep May 1 to May 3 2015 Free so that you can make a beeline to the Eastwood Patchwork Quilters Biennial Exhibition. Open 10am till 4.30pm daily. Here are a few pictures from our 2013 Exhibition to whet your appetite.

One of the quits raffled to raise funds for Special Olympics

One of the quits raffled to raise funds for Special Olympics

Louise Smith and her Best of Show quilt - Bonaparte and Bohemia

Louise Smith and her Best of Show quilt – Bonaparte and Bohemia

 

The cafe was busy all day supplying Devonshire teas and home baked goodies

The cafe was busy all day supplying Devonshire teas and home baked goodies

Charity raffle quilt detail

 

The proceeds of this beautiful quilt, made by EPQ members, will benefit our two charities – Christian Community Aid and Cord Blood Research. Tickets are now on sale from EPQ members and will also be available at our 2015 Biennial Exhibition to be held from May 1-3 at Brush Farm house, Eastwood.2015 EPQ raffle quilt detail

Charity Raffle Quilts Completed

The proceeds of our charity raffle quilts will benefit Cord Blood Research (Inner Wheel Australia) and Christian Community Aid. Tickets are now on sale from any EPQ member and representatives of the charities. Enquiries can be made by the contact page on this website.

2015 EPQ Raffle quilt whole

The Countdown begins!

EPQ 2015 flyerPreparations are well and truly moving ahead for Eastwood Patchwork Quilters 2015 Biennial Exhibition to be held at Brush Farm House, Eastwood from Friday May 1 to Sunday May 5 2015, 10am until 4.30pm daily. Entry is free but donations are encouraged.

This year we are supporting two charities, Cord Blood Research (more information)  and Christian Community Aid (more information).  

We Are Moving House!

As of this week, Eastwood Patchwork Quilters has a new meeting place. You will now find us at the West Ryde Anglican Church Hall at our usual meeting times (which you can see in the Membership tab at the top of the page).

New members are always welcome, to be put in touch with a convenor use the Contact Us tab above.

Hall map

Congratulations Maureen

Scrolling through Instagram recently, I spotted a lot of chat about a great new publication from Express Magazines. the cover caused me some interest as I recognised the quilt as being made by an EPQ member.

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Congratulations to Maureen Teager on being the front cover girl for this new magazine/book Inspired by Vintage Quilts. Maureen’s stunning quilt Tribute to Gilly’s Find is published in beautiful colour and with full instructions.

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You should be able to pick up a copy at your local newsagency or a digital copy online from Zinio.