Diary Dates

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


Strathdale (Bendigo) Quilters Inc Quilt In

Date: Saturday 25th August 2018

Time: 10 am to 4 pm

Venue: Long Gully Community Centre, Havilah Road, Long Gully, Bendigo

Cost: $5.00

BYO mug, lunch, stitching

Contact: Ruth Turner 0417 153 057 or ruthturner@bigpond.com or Marilyn Lynch 0409 962 188


The Patchworkers and Quilters Guild of Victoria invites you to our 2018 Quilt-In

Date: Sunday 26th August 2018 10:00am – 4:00pm

Venue: Eley Community Centre, 87 Eley Road, South Blackburn

Entry: $8.00 (includes morning & afternoon tea)

Come and join us on our “Latin American Fiesta” themed day of fun

Guest Speaker, Raffles, door prizes, best dressed, entertainment.

Quilters Retail Therapy – traders at the venue.

Mini Quilt Challenge: The theme is “Postcards from South America”, let’s get creative. The format is postcard size. Anything from Latin America, colours, birds, flowers, music, stamps – whatever comes to mind. Bring your entry to the event. (don’t forget to put your name on it).

B.Y.O Cup,  Lunch, stitching, show & tell.

Plenty of free parking in the Community Centre grounds.

Any questions: Contact me at msmandyclare@gmail.com



Vic SCQuilters Carrum Downs – Very Snuggly Quilts

Guest Speaker: Marie Lee

Date:     Wednesday, 5 September 2018

Time:     10.30 am (doors open 10am)

Where: Lyrebird Community Centre, 203 Lyrebird Community Centre, Carrum Downs

Cost:      $6.00

Enquiries: Marilyn Lewis 03 9546 9403; marilynattheglen@hotmail.com

Mornington Peninsula Patchworkers Inc. Quilt-In 2018

Date: Saturday 8th September 2018

Time: 10 am – 4 pm

Venue: Peninsula Community Theatre, 91 Wilsons Road, Mornington. 3931

Theme: All Things Nautical

Raffles, Trading Mall, Show Bag

BYO Sewing and Lunch

Guest Speaker: Helen Godden

Tickets: Online $11 www.trybooking.com/386631; at the door $15 www.morningtonpatch.com


Goulburn Valley Quilters Inc. Quilt –In

Date: Saturday 8th September 2018

Time: 10 am – 4 pm

Venue: Princess Park (Lemnos Football Club Rooms), Quinan Parade (west end of Nixon Street) Shepparton

Bring: Project to work on; Items for Show’n’Tell; Plenty to talk about; Lunch; Bring along your favourite Tea Cosy

Special prize – Patchwork Tea Cosy

Lyn’s Craft Nest Patchwork shop in attendance

High Tea – Come and enjoy our Devonshire morning tea & scrumptious afternoon tea.

Enjoy a great day of friendship, stitching and sharing.

Show & Tell will be held from 1 pm

Entry Fee:           $7.00 per person

Contact: Barb van Leest 0407 762 707; Gael Thompson 0458 215 794

St. John’s Quilters, Cranbourne 2018 Quilt-In

Date: Saturday 15 September 2018

Time: 10.00 am – 3.00 pm

Venue: St John’s Anglican Church, 27 Childers Street, Cranbourne, VIC, 3977

Entry Fee:           $10.00

Guest Speaker – Jenny Bowker, ACT

Quilt maker and textile artist, Jenny Bowker has spent over 15 years in Arab and Islamic countries opening up the world of patchwork and quilting far beyond Australia to countries that do not have a tradition of quilt making. Jenny, very deservedly, has also been named an Officer in the 2018 Order of Australia Queen’s Birthday honours list which recognises her work on Australia-Middle East cultural relations through the preservation of traditional arts.

Traders: Patchwork Passion, Cranbourne; Craft Quarters, Koo-Wee-Rup

Morning & afternoon tea provided

BYO lunch

Bring a project to work on

‘Special Effort’ prizes

It is essential that table bookings are made prior to the event

Contact Dianne on 5995 9763 or 0409 435769

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


Vic SCQuilters Carrum Downs Inc.

Invites fellow quilters to bring their handwork, join us for morning tea and gain a better understanding of Victorian Quilters quilt appraisal processes.

Guest Speaker: Julie Adamson

10.30 am; Doors open 10 am

Wednesday, 3 October 2018

Lyrebird Community Centre, 203 Lyrebird Drive, Carrum Downs

Cost: $6.00


Bellarine Quilters Biennial Quilt Show

Date: 6th October to 28th October 2018 over 4 weekends

Time: 12 noon to 4.00pm Saturdays and Sundays

Cost: $5.00

Contact: Dianne White 0438 701 414

Victorian Quilters Inc. Spring Gathering

Date: 13 October 2018

Time: 10 am to 4 pm

Venue: Multi Arts Centre Cnr Edwards and Cressy Streets, Deniliquin

Other details to be advised

Contact: Lola Petschauer 5358 2905


Kilmore Quilters Quilt In 2018

Date: Saturday 13th October 2018

Time: 10 am – 4 pm

Cost: $10.00 per person; BYO lunch and mug

Speakers: Sugy Kim; Shelley Kelly

Contact: Bridget 0429 195 722 or kqbookkeeper@gmail.com


Stawell Quilters Inc. Quilt Show

Date: Friday 12th, Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th October 2018

Time: 10 am to 5 pm

Venue: Stawell Entertainment Centre, 65 Main Street, Stawell

Cost: $5.00

Contact: Lois Johnson 0400 715 080


Windmill Stitchers of Kaniva 8th Biennial Quilt Exhibition

Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st October 2018; Official Opening Friday 19th October at 7.00pm

Time: 10 am to 5 pm Saturday; 10 am to 4 pm Sunday

Cost: $5.00

Traders in attendance; light lunches available by Kaniva Community Hub

2018 Raffle proceeds to Kaniva SES unit

Contact: Jenny Wallis: 5393 1310 or 0428 931 310


Goldfield’s Quilters Biennial Exhibition 2018

Date: 20th and 21st October 2018

Where: St Mary’s Hall, 78 Hargraves St, Castlemaine

Time: Saturday 10am – 5pm; Sunday 10am – 4pm

There will be a display of our challenge square ‘Log-cabin’ as well as a feature display of members’ log-cabin quilts.

Exhibition quilts will be judged and once again there will be a viewers’ choice.

There will be 2 shops (The Village Patch and Maree St Claire) and a trading table.

Enquiries to: Patty: 0439 490 416 or Cherie: 0427 972 726


The Applique Guild of Australia Applique Academy

Date: Friday 26th to Sunday 28th October 2018

Venue: The George Kerferd Hotel, Albert Road, Beechworth  Vic 3747

Appliqué Academy Package includes…
Two day class of your choice with comprehensive notes and instructions.
Lunch, morning Tea Saturday and Sunday

For further information contact: Alison on 0400 524 471   or   Chris on 0410 680 226

or email us at secretary@theappliqueguildofaustralia.org.au