This year we are supporting Allowah Children’s Hospital in Dundas with the raffle of two stunning quilts made by members. The winner gets first choice of the two, second place is the remaining quilt. Tickets are available at the show or from EPQ members
Our exhibition will be held at Brush Farm House and Eastwood Corrective Services Academy, Eastwood. Both are located on the same grounds.
*you can drive and park at the venue or in surrounding streets. Entry to the car park is from Lawson Street.
*you can catch a train to Eastwood Station and then catch a 545 bus heading towards Parramatta. It’s a short ride, exit at the sixth stop opposite Eastwood Corrective Services Academy and enter by foot close by.
There are two buildings full of over 100 quilts of all types. Make sure that you visit both. Brush Farm House is the historic house nearest the Lawson Street entrance and Corrective Services is at the other end of the car park nearest the Terry Road entrance.
Besides the amazing array of over 100 member quilts, there is a fabulous craft stall of handmade member crafts and a cafe serving delicious baked treats, light lunches and drinks. These Re booth located at the Brush Farm building.
At the Corrective Services building, there are even more quilts! And as well, we have some fantastic vendors to help you stock up on the essentials in life (ie. Fabric)
We are proud to be supporting Orange Sky Laundry with our two raffle quilts made by members of Eastwood Patchwork Quilters. Our exhibition will be held at Brush Farm House, 19 Lawson Street, Eastwood from May 5-7, open daily from 10-4.30. Here is one of the quilts with the van.
If you are not aware of the great work done by the team, here is some information from the website
We are hopeful that, through our raffle ticket sales, we will be able to offer significant help to Orange Sky Laundry. So come along to our exhibition for a day full of quilts, handmade craft, tasty home baked goodies and buy a couple of tickets to help the team at Orange Sky Laundry continue their great work.
For more information go their website
You can also follow us on Instagram @eastwoodpatchworkquilters for the latest on our exhibition.
Today was the first of three days activity towards our 2017 exhibition, it starts this Friday May 5 and runs through to Sunday May 7th. Piles and piles of quilts arrived at Brush Farm House ready for judging.
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
This year Quiltarama will be bigger and better than ever. Along with the display of fabulous quilts and stalls, this year will see the continuation of Workshops, led by our renowned quilting tutors. New this year – NCEATA (Newcastle Creative Embroiderers & Textile Artists) Exhibition “Textile Trends”.
As with last year, Quiltarama is a community event. All proceeds will benefit the local Community. See our Fundraising Page for more information. the local CWA members provide delicious morning teas. Entry to the exhibition is $5.
So make a weekend of it and join us in the charming country town of Dungog for a Quiltastic weekend of quilts and craft. the 2 day workshops with morning tea and lunch included cost $160.
There are 4 great workshops being held over the 2 days of Quiltarama. Registration required.
- Dye Workshop – Colour Theory by Tracy McNicoll
- Daisy Chain Quilt-As-You-Go Wholecloth by Jan Foster
- Beginners Patchwork using Jelly Rolls by Cristie Manning
- Wise Woman – Art Doll by Wilma Simmons
Morning tea and lunch are included in the 2 day workshop cost of $160.
The location is Multi Purpose Centre (MPC) Dungog High School, Hooke St entrance
- Saturday 25 July, 10am to 4pm
- Sunday 26 July, 10am to 3pm
Registrations are open and can be made by visiting the website for Quiltarama. Early booking is recommended to avoid disappointment. There are local businesses offering accommodation deals for the weekend.
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.