Festival of Braidwood
There will be something for everyone - in the planning:
- The Outdoor Airing of the Quilts (see info in next panel)
- Braidwood Central School - Boutique Quilts & Crafts Market
- Braidwood National Theatre - variety of quilt and textile arts displays and demonstrations, trading tables and raffle quilt
- St Bede’s School - stalls and workshop for kids
- St Bede’s Grounds - Auto show with vintage cars, bikes, tractors, steam engines
- Braidwood Regional Art Group Building - display a big range of handmade Cosplay costumes
- Quilters Guild displays and sales tables
- Fabric sales for bargain prices
- Beading workshops by Fiona Hammond of Chiatanyadesigns
- Display of quilts at various venues
- Ryrie Park - Traditional Markets
- Pony rides and carriage rides
and much much more;
Visit again - program details will be updated progressively when finalised
Maps and shuttle buses will be available
Major Sponsor: Braidwood Community Bank
Buy a raffle ticket
Your chance to win this beautiful Quilt
Available at the Quilt Shop or Visitors' Information Centre.
Drawn 27 November 2016 3pm
All about the Quilt Event
The Airing of the Quilts
26 - 27 November 2016
Be part of The Airing of the Quilts - enter your work
Enter your work to be displayed for the whole world to see! No limit to how many quilts you can enter and no entry fees!
Viewer's choice will attract a first prize of $300 and a second prize of $200, sponsored by the Braidwood Heritage Society.
Boutique Quilts & Crafts Market
Come and sell your quilts, crafts or handmade gifts at the special Boutique Quilt Market on 26 - 27 November and, of course, come and browse and buy a quilt at the Market.
Textile and other allied crafts with demonstrations and items for sale
Come and have your demonstration, stall or workshop at the National Theatre on 26 & 27 November 2016.
What do we do?
- We organise the annual Braidwood Quilt Event and the famous Airing of the Quilts
- We hold the Braidwood Quilters mid-year Country Luncheon (see above)
- We plan monthly community quilt workshops and get together every Wednesday for sewing, fun and goss
- Our members support the worthy projects
- We travel quilts to support other quilting organisations
- We initiate and participate in “fusion events” which cross over into other areas of the arts
Become a Member
- like friendship and creativity,
- enjoy the company of like minded people,
- appreciate support from your peers and happy to support others,
- would like to learn or further your skills and techniques or
- would be happy to mentor others,
- love rich fabrics and love creating timeless quilts,
then Braidwood Quilters is the right group for you.
Become a Member