Diary Dates

Australasian Quilting Convention

5-8 April 2018

See www.aqc.com.au for details


St John’s Quilters, Cranbourne 2018 Quilt Exhibition

Date: 14-15 April 2018

Time: 10.00am-4.00pm Saturday; 12.00-4.00pm Sunday

Venue: St John’s Anglican Church. 27 Childers Street, Cranbourne

Entry Fee: $5.00

• Local quilt shop traders
• ‘The Journey’ quilt, made in celebration of 100 years of Lions Club International
• Exhibition of Member’s Challenges
• Special Effort Prizes
• Refreshments for purchase

Plus: Evening event on Friday 13th April (7.00 – 9.30 pm) with Guest Speaker, Leesa Chandler
Cost is $20.00 with coffee & dessert included. Bookings essential to Di Miller by 30th March on 0409 435 769


Kyneton ANZAC Week Quilt Exhibition: With You, With Me, With Them

When: 21-28 April 2018

Time: 10.00am-4.00pm

Venue: Watts Pavilion, Kyneton Showgrounds

Entry: $5.00

This charity event is run to raise awareness of the emotional battles and scars that our returned military personnel are having to deal with.  Over 50 Quilts on Display plus Military Art from renowned artist Caroline McGregor. Raffle Quilt by the Lions Club Quilters of Victoria.  Refreshments available.

Contact: wywmwt@westnet.com.au or 03 5422 2000 BH


Anderson’s Mill, Smeaton ***VQ Goldfields Exhibition***

Date: Saturday 12th – Sunday 13th May 2018

‘My Culture, My Story’, an event to celebrate the diversity of cultures that shaped our shared heritage

Quilts of the Goldfields, made by quilters from the goldfields area of Strathdale, Bendigo, Ballarat, Maldon, Maryborough, Heathcote, Wedderburn, Daylesford, Alexandra, Castlemaine



Date: 12th May 2018

Handwork only please, no sewing machines

Time: 10am- 3.30pm

Venue: St Mary’s School Hall, Federation Drive, Corowa

Entry: $8.00 – Morning & Afternoon Tea and Lunch Supplied

Trading Table & Trader

Supporting : Angel Flight

Contact: Robyn 0417412608; Chris 0419491661


Victorian Quilters Inc. Autumn Gathering hosted by Stawell Quilters Inc.

Date: 19 May 2018

Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm

Venue: Stawell Entertainment Centre, 65 Main Street, Stawell

Entry: $5.00 for Victorian Quilters members and visitors

Guest Speakers: Margaret Parkinson – Aspects of Judging; Murray Macpherson

Retail therapy; bring your hand sewing and Show & Tell

Contact: Lola Petschauer: 03 5358 2905


Geelong Patchwork & Quilters Guild Inc. Quilt In 2018

Date: Saturday 19th May 2018

Time: 10.00am-4.00pm

Venue: Club Italia, 515 Bellarine Hwy, Moolap Vic 3221 (Mel 467K1)

Entry: S10.00

Guest Speaker: Chris Serong

Challenge Theme: Rainbows & Happiness

Raffle Prizes; Door Prizes; Show & Tell; Quilt Shops; Morning & Afternoon Tea provided

BYO mug & lunch and your stitching


Riviera Quilters 14th Biennial Quilt Exhibition

When: 19-20 May 2018

Time: 10.00am-4.00pm

Venue: Nova Hall, West Bairnsdale Primary School, Cooma Street, West Bairnsdale

Entry: $5.00

Contact: liz.rivieraquilters@gmail.com: 0427 769 341


AQA Biggest Morning Tea

Date: Monday 21st May 2018

Time: 10.00am – 2.00pm

Venue: Surrey Hills Uniting Church, Cnr Valonia Ave & Canterbury Road, Surrey Hills

Entry: $5.00

Door prizes, trivia quiz, good company and precut Liberty packs in many shapes for sale on the day

All monies donated to Cancer Council Victoria


Waverley Patchworkers QUILT SHOW 2018

Birds of a Feather Flock Together

Date: Saturday 2nd June, 9 – 5; Sunday 3 June, 9 – 4

Venue: Mulgrave Community Centre, 355 Wellington Rd, Mulgrave

(just east of Springvale Rd)

Entry: $8.00

Quilt Displays, Theme Challenge, Shops, Café, Demonstrations, Raffle Quilt

Contact: www.waverleypatchworkers.com.au


Alexandra Quilters Inc. Annual Exhibition

Alexandra Town Hall

Queen’s Birthday Weekend, June 9 &10. Open Saturday and Sunday, 10am to 4pm.

Entry $5.00 Children free

A display of beautiful quilts, featuring work of local quilters.

The Challenge Quilt this year is a Cherished Memory quilt. After the Show they will be donated to The Mercy Hospital.

The official opening will be at 2pm on the Saturday.



JUNE 9th & 10th, 2018, 10.00am to 4.00pm Both Days.

Entry : $5.00 Per Day


On Show: Members Quilts & surrounding District. Raffle Quilt : A Sashiko Hand Embroidered Quilt.

Traders : The Village Patch, Maldon, Tasselart, Ancienne Creations, Heathcote

HQI Members Trade Table.

CWA will be selling: Devonshire Tea/Coffee, Sandwich or Cake etc.

Contact : Christine Smith, President on 0428617152 or by email; heathcotequilters@hotmail.com


Seabreeze Quilt In 2018

Date: 30th June 2018

Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm

Venue: Williamstown Town Hall, 104 Ferguson Street, Williamstown

Entry: $10.00

Morning/Afternoon Tea provided

BYO cup and lunch

Guest Speakers; Traders/Raffles; Show & Tell; Open Challenge

For more information: www.seabreezequilters.com

Contact: Julie: 0409 527 217



Senior Citizens Hall, Nixon St Melton

Cost: $7.00

Guest speaker Michelle de Groot

SATURDAY 14TH July 2018

Time 10am to 4pm




AQA Quilt In

Date: Saturday 14th July 2018

Time: 10.00am – 3.00pm

Venue: Surrey Hills Uniting Church, Cnr Valonia Ave & Canterbury Rd, Surrey Hills

Entry: $8.00

Guest Speaker: Judy Newman

Silent Auction, Door Prizes & Raffle

BYO lunch and mug. Morning & afternoon tea provided

Contact: Suzanne Simpson: 0419 300 859


Victorian Quilters Inc. Winter Gathering including AGM

When: 11 August 2018

Details TBA

Guest Speaker: Katrina Hadjimichael


Essendon Quilters Inc. Quilt Show

Date: 25-26 August 2018

Time: 10.00am-4.00pm

Venue: Essendon Masonic Centre, 838 Mt Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds

Entry: $10.00

Contact: info@essendonquilters.org.au: www.essendonquilters.org.au


Bacchus Marsh Friendship Quilters Quilt In

Date :  25th August 2018

Time : 10am-4pm

Venue : Bacchus Marsh Public Hall, Main Street, Bacchus Marsh

Entry : $10 inc Morning and Afternoon tea. BYO mug and lunch

Guest Speaker : Margaret Mew

Contact :   Jenny 0438136810 or info@bacchusquilters.org.au


Geelong Patchwork and Quilters Guild Inc proudly presents

Ricky Tims Master Class Lectures

Date: Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27 September 2018

Time: 8:30am to 5,00pm

Venue: Eastern Hub Geelong, 285A McKillop St, East Geelong, VIC, 3219

Cost: $200.00, includes:

One day, 3 x 1.5 hour lecture

Full colour Master Class Syllabus

Morning/Afternoon Tea and lunch

To register, email: workshops@geelongpatch.org.au