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Quilting Focus is the online community which has a directory of Quilting shops, Quilting Shows and Events, How to Quilt, What's New in Quilting and everything else related to quilting and patchwork In New Zealand and Australia. We have 2 quilting calendars: one for Australia and one for New Zealand updated weekly.
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Quilters' Guild of South Australia Inc meet at Burnside Community Centre on the first Thursday of every month except January. Visitors welcome. For more information please have a look at our website.
- Carrum Downs, Victoria
The Lyrebird Quilters. We are a group of friendly ladies who come together on a Friday at the Lyrebird Community Centre to play with fabric under the tutelage of experience teacher, quilter & designer Cheryl Billing Smith. email@example.com
The Australian Quilters Association meets the first Monday of each month (except January) in the Uniting Church Hall, Valonia Avenue, Surrey Hills. At meetings we have local and interstate speakers. Our newsletter is published monthly. We have 300+ members. We hold biennial Exhibitions, and Symposia, and make regular donations of quilts to needy groups in the community. Visitors are welcome. To contact AQA write to P.O.Box 497 Hawthorn 3122 or emailto firstname.lastname@example.org
The Melbourne Modern Quilt Guild has been created to provide a place where non-traditional, modern-style quilters can meet, share and create. For details on where and when we meet, and to join our Guild, please visit our website.
Chebbies Sampler Quilts Australia is a vibrant group that aims to promote Australian patchwork teachers, students, shops, machine quilters. Sampler block challenges, colour challenges and row by row block challenges are some activities this fun group get up too. email@example.com
The Quilters' Guild of NSW Inc. 1,000 members strong, the Quilters' Guild of New South Wales hosts an annual quilt show with $50,000 worth of prozes featuring over 300 quilts. $44 per year. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Tasmanian Quilting Guild Members from throughout the Australian state of Tasmania and a few from interstate and overseas. Most members are also members of quilting groups in their community or region. There is an annual member-only guild exhibition and a biennial art quilt prize open to Australians. Check the Guild website for most current information.
The Cotton Pickers. We are a group of stitchers who meet regularly on a Tuesday at Gippstitch in Warragul to stitch up a storm, enjoy classes and workshops, take fabric trips and make quilts for charity and enjoy each others company with well organized retreat weekends. Contact email@example.com
Quilters & Patchworkers of Otago. We meet on the second Thursday of the month at the Bowls Dunedin Clubrooms in St David Street, Dunedin at 7.30pm. Check out our website for more information.
Waikato Patchworkers and Quilters Guild meet every 2nd Saturday Feb-Dec at 12.30pm at the St Albans Church Hall, Chartwell, Hamilton . Annual membership is $25.00. We have 160 members. At each guild has a guest speaker, Merchant, Raffles, Block of the month draw, technique Time, Sit and Stitch group and an extensive library. We hold classes and a monthly Friday Frolics on a Friday evening. We hold shows every year, alternating between two types. Melanie Coleman firstname.lastname@example.org
- Hokitika, Wld
Jade Country Quilters are based in Hokitika at By Hoki Quilts. We meet every Wednesday between 10a.m. and 3p.m. Birthdays are celebrated with birthday blocks, monthly classes are held also we donate a community quilt to help others less fortunate than ourselves plus, we hold an exhibition of our work every two years. All are welcome. contact email@example.com for more information.
- North Island
Waikato Patchwork and Quilters Guild We meet on the 2nd Saturday of every month from 1230 until 3.30pm at the St Albans Church Hall, Chartwell, Hamilton. We run classes, have raffles and a merchant every month and have an extensive library available to members. Visitors and new members welcome.
- NZ Quilters Online - Online Quilting Community with information about patchworkand quilting in New Zealand. Listings of events, quilting stores and guilds throughout New Zealand. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Timaru Patchwork and Quilters. We are a group of about 30 members who pay $30 a year for membership. We meet at a church hall on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, as well as the 4th Saturday of the month at members homes. We have a varied programme which includes Round Robins, challenges, fabric swaps, workshops, etc. Every second year (even years) we have a major exhibition. We'd love to welcome anyone on their travels. Contact email@example.com
- Wellington, NZ
Wellington Quilter's Guild, PO Box 10849, Wellington, Wellington 6001 New Zealand.St John's Church Hall (2nd Thurs of month 7.30pm - corner of Willis and Dixon St), Wellington, Wellington 6001 New Zealand. We have a block of the month swap, classes and guest speakers. We do a show every second year. For additional information, please see our website