Sunday, February 13, 2011

2011 Australian Quilt Study Group Seminar

The 2011 Australian Quilt Study Group Seminar will be held in Melbourne this year on November the 5th and 6th. The Seminar is being hosted by the Victorian Quilters Inc. Quilt Study Group. Details about the event should be available in April on their website -

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

"Japanese Textiles Then and Now" with Lynn Hewitt

Join us with Lynn Hewitt in the Ambassador Room at the Burwood RSL, Shaftsbury Road, Burwood at 2pm on Saturday the 12th of March.Lynn will be showing pictures and samples to illustrate some of the history of design and textile traditions in Japan.

Lynn has made many visits to Japan enhancing her collection of Japanese textiles on each trip. She will share her collection and knowledge of old japanese textiles and tell us about the influence contemporary Japanese cottons have had on her quilts and clothing. Bring along your own antique Japanese textiles for show and tell and, of course, those wonderful quilts you have made with Japanese quilting fabrics.