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.
Entries close Friday 3rd June …. Don’t miss out they’re coming in fast!
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
Check your email for the information sent out on Friday, you have 2 weeks to get those entries finalised.
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.