Diary Dates




ART QUILT AUSTRALIA 2017 will be held at the Queen Victoria Art Gallery (Royal Park), Launceston, Tasmania from Saturday 9 September to Sunday 22 October 2017 with an official opening at 6-8pm on Friday 8 September.


Essendon Quilters 2017 Quilt-In: “Bags of Fun”
Saturday 23rd September, 10 am – 4 pm
Venue: Masonic Hall, 840 Mt Alexander Rd. Moonee Ponds
Melways: 28 H5 (Cnr. Blair St.)
Guest Speaker: Nicole Mallalieu

For more information contact:
Kerry at quiltin@essendonquilters.org.au
Bookings open on 1st August at www.essendonquilters.org.au

Click on the link for more information: Essendon Quilt In 2017


Ps&Qs Exhibition 2017

September 23 @ 10:00 am – September 24 @ 4:00 pm
The Avenue Community Centre, 87 Eley Rd
Blackburn South, Victoria Australia
$5.00 admission
Exhibition Raffle Quilt

Quilt Exhibition 2017 presented by Patchworkers and Quilters Guild of Vic.
An exhibition of traditional, modern and art quilts



Ballaarat Quilters Inc. Biennial Exhibition
St Patrick’s Community Hall
Cnr Dawson and Sturt Sts, Ballarat Central
Saturday November 4th 10-5
Sunday November 5th 10-4
Entry $5.00
Over 100 quilts will be on display, featuring traditional, modern, contemporary and art quilts. There will also be shops, demonstrations, viewer’s choice voting and raffle quilt –  raffle proceeds to the Brown Hill and District Lions Club.

Website:- www.ballaaratquilters.com


Cobram Quilter’s Club 10th Biennial Quilt Exhibition

Date: 4 – 5 November 2017

Time: 10am to 4pm Saturday; 10am to 3.30pm Sunday

Venue: Yarroweyah Hall, Murray Valley Highway, Yarroweyah Vic.

Entry: $5.00

Contact: Raynor Thomas 03 5872 2450; Lorinda Freeman 0419 329 388


Bluegum Quilters Patchwork Quilts Exhibition

Date: Saturday 11 November 2017 – ONE DAY ONLY

Time: 9.00am to 3.30pm

Venue: St James Church, Cnr Pender & Newcastle Streets, Thornbury

Entrance Fee: $5.00

Buy handmade crafts from our craft stall

Enjoy Devonshire Teas in our cafe

Further enquiries contact Heather: 0414 807 871


Australian Quilts in Public Places (AQIPP 2017)

16 November – 21 December 2017

Whitehorse Art Space, Box Hill Town Hall, 1022 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill.

Contact: australianquiltersassociation.com; email aqipp@gmail.com


You are invited to the Spring Gathering hosted by Heathcote Quilters Inc. in conjunction with Victorian Quilters Inc.

When: 18th November 2017

 Time: 10.00am to 4.00pm

BYO mug – coffee, tea and morning/afternoon tea provided

BYO lunch or there are several local cafés for lunch.

There are two bakeries, Segafredo’s Bakery & Café and Gaffney’s Bakery & Café, Mitchelton Winery & Café next door, Fetching Treasures, Heathcote House and many more, within a easy walk of our venue.

 Venue: Heathcote RSL Hall, High Street, Heathcote

Map Reference: Melways ref X909 & VicRoads Country Directory ref 45 C-D8, Town Map 276, D6

 Entry: $5.00 for Vic Quilters and visitors

Guest Speakers: Gladys Jackson and Barbara Dellar, members of Strathdale Quilters Inc.

Shops:               The Quilting Patch, Rochester

Gail’s Emporium, Ballarat

Ancienne Creations, Heathcote

Thimble & Thread Quilting, Heathcote

Heathcote Quilters Inc. Trading Table

Further Enquiries: President Christine Smith 03 5433 2321, 0428 617 152 or VP Caroline James 0428 628 482



Geelong Patchwork & Quilters Guild Quilt Exhibition: Quilts Tell Stories

Date: 24 – 26 November 2017

Time: 10am – 4.30pm

Venue: Deakin University Waterfront Campus

Entry: $10.00

Contact: Lyn: lynetteweeks@gmail.com; www.geelongpatch.org.au



25 & 26 November 2017

We are offering multiple opportunities for quilters to be a part of this Event:

  • You can display your work in the famous Airing of the Quilts and have a chance to WIN the Viewers’ Choice Prize of $100
  • You can display and sell your quilts and crafts and materials at the Braidwood Boutique Quilts & Crafts Market at Braidwood Central School
  • You can enter the ‘Indoor Exhibition and Competition” with the opportunity to win one of 3 prizes

We made it easy for quilters to participate: all information and downloads are on our website: http://www.braidwoodquiltevent.org.au/