BRAIDWOOD QUILTERS

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What's On at the Braidwood Quilters?

Braidwood Quilters will continue to meet throughout the summer holidays between 10 and 3 on Wednesdays at the Scout Hall for a friendly chat and quilting away. The door is open, come and join (and you can become a member later - we are sure you would want to participate.


Upcoming Events


Save the date - Braidwood Quilters Inc., Winter Luncheon

When: Wednesday 26th July,

Program: morning tea, lunch, lucky door prizes, show and tell, raffle and guest speakers.

Stay tuned: details will be posted here shortly as well as dispatched via the Newsletter.


Braidwood Airing of the Quilts

Weekend 25 and 26 November 2017

Program includes:

  • The Braidwood Quilt Shop Challenge – Metamorphosis (see below)
  • A Two Day ‘In-Door – Exhibition and Competition’. The competition will be organised by June Weatherstone of Braidwood Quilt Shop, there will be up to 8 categories with prizes. Details and forms to follow.
  • Airing of the Quilts - details, conditions of entry, time frames and entry form will be available here as well as dispatched via our Newsletter

quiltchallenge sMetamorphosis

The Braidwood Quilt Shop Callenge 2017

The fabric June has selected for the 2017 Challenge is named Bush Tucker After Rain by Marleen Doolan. The artist has painted her impression of the transformation of the seemingly barren desert to a rich and bountiful domain after the seasonal rains have fallen.

Your challenge is to transform this colourful fat quarter of cloth into a small quilt.

Entry due by 29th October 2017; there is no entry fee. Download the full terms of reference.
Download the Entry Form

 

Membership


 

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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
  • We plan monthly community quilt workshops
  • We get together every Wednesday for sewing, fun and goss
  • Our members support 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

WHY?

If you

  • 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

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Downloads

Membership Application Form (for new members)

 

The Braidwood Quilt Event is sponsored by the Braidwood Community Bank