Almost there ….

Less than a week to go until our wonderful 2022 quilt exhibition opens. Our members are excitedly waiting to welcome quilt lovers from far and wide to our new venue at the Roselea Community Centre.

6 weeks to go

Only 6 weeks to go until we open our much awaited quilt exhibition … can we still call it biennial after so much time!

This quilt was made by members and is called Split Screen

Our other raffle quilt is called Which house is yours?

Tickets in our raffle can be purchased from any member and will also be available at our exhibition

The proceeds of the raffle will go to Street Side Medics

From Streetside …. Our organisation strives to alleviate the burdens faced by the homeless community of NSW in accessing primary healthcare. For more detail click here

What’s on Tuesday?

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The Tuesday members are always busy having lots of fun with their varied stitching. Here’s a taste of what they have been up to of late.

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In the picture above you can see Robyn’s stunning applique quilt, Janet’s one block wonder and Louise’s mola patchwork.

 

 

 

 

 

Bungendore Quilters Annual Exhibition – November 28/29

 

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If you are making the trip south to catch the Braidwood Airing of the Quilts on the weekend, make sure that you leave a little time to check out the Bungendore Quilters Exhibition as well. Its just a short drive across from Braidwood and the exhibition is always worth a look. You can link to their website here

 

Jelly Roll Racing

Recently members enjoyed a Jelly Roll Race. Sewing machines at the ready, all were keen to be finished. jelly go

For almost an hour, barely a sound except the racing machine motors, was heard!

One by one, the competitors finished and laid the quilts on the floor of the hall.

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The results looked like a giant jewel coloured carpet and all were very happy with the result. Especially happy was Louise who finished in approx. 45 minutes; we hope that she didn’t eat all her prizes at the one time, a packet of jam (jelly) roll sponge cakes and a bag of jelly babies. jelly winner

The resulting quilts were much admired and we all remarked on the speed and variety of the quilts made. It was declared a great success by all and lots of fun was had!

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If you want to have your own jelly roll race, or just find out how to make the quilt you just need one jelly roll, a few spare hours and the instructions which you can find on this great YouTube clip

Jelly Roll Race 2 is a bit different, it shows how to add the squares and jelly roll race 3 inserts triangles.

New Members Welcome at Eastwood Patchwork Quilters

During Our Quilt Exhibition at Brush Farm, Saturday and Sunday May 1-3, prospective new members are welcome to take advantage of our special offer to join at the Exhibition. Eastwood Patchwork Quilters are offering the chance to join for $100 and have 14 months membership for the price of 12 months. We welcome new members and there are three different time slots to join. Our members are friendly and welcoming to quilters of all skill levels.

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