Southern Cross Quilters is an online quilt group for Australians and New Zealanders and expats of those countries.
Currently hosted at YahooGroups, SCQuilters has existed since 1994 and has about 2200 members.

To join the group, go to and read the instructions. Don't forget to tell us your affiliation with Australia or New Zealand and provide us with your location and postcode.

27 August 2015

De-stash afternoon, Newcastle, NSW

Looking for some great bargains?

This coming Sunday, August 30, come to the de-stash afternoon!

Some of our members are having a de-stash afternoon and afternoon tea to reduce their stash. At the same time, there will be some swapping going on and give-aways.

Children are welcome too. There will be some free things to encourage kids to lean to sew.

You can expect a wide variety of fabrics and various other goodies associated with fabric. and sewing - these are ladies with many varied interests!

Henderson Park Hall,
Lockyer St
New South Wales


Sunday 30th August 2015
1pm till 4pm

ENTRY is free for buyers, onlookers and people coming to chat etc. Afternoon tea is also free for people who love to talk about sewing or fabric.
(The tables have already been booked out, to do selling or swaps.)
Please come and bring your friends!

08 August 2015

Victorian Quilters Winter Gathering

Saturday August 8th

Where: Box Hill Town Hall

When: 9.30 am to 4.00 pm

Two great Guest Speakers -

Andrea and Cathy from Melbourne Modern Quilt Guild to tell us all about modern quilts &

Kathy Doughty from Material Obsession in Sydney to talk about her quilts and quilting journey

BYO lunch, mug and hand-sewing

Show and tell most welcome

Entry fee - $5.00 - everyone welcome, you don't need to be a VQ member

Several shops attending for retail therapy

07 August 2015

Scquilters Retreat 2016

Breaking news!!!

The 2016 Scquilters Retreat will be a cruise.

Leaving Sydney July 7th - 4 nights

More info coming soon.

EOI's will go out by the end of August.

Red and white quilts

If you missed out on seeing the fabulous red and white display from the 2015 Sydney Quilt Show, you can see it in the online gallery at

Such a brilliant collection of red and white options - inspiring!

01 August 2015

Woodpatch Quilters Quilt Show - South Australia

Looking for something to do this weekend -

Quilt show by Woodpatch quilters this weekend.

In the Lobethal Centennial hall - 36 Main Street, Lobethal.

10am to 5pm Saturday the 1st August

10am to 4pm Sunday the 2nd August.

Entry $4.00

Raffle Quilt with proceeds to Charlie Teo's cure brain cancer.

25 July 2015

Caloundra Quilt Show

Caloundra Quilters are holding their “Festival of Quilts” (14th Biennial Quilt Show)

When:  Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th July 2015 from 9am to 4pm 

Where: Caloundra Arts Centre, 5 North Street, Caloundra (behind Caloundra Woolworths). 

Caloundra is situated on the beautiful Sunshine Coast, just one hour north of Brisbane.

With over 100 members in the group there will be an impressive display of quilts of all designs and techniques. The theme of this year’s show is “A Celebration of Colour”.

18 July 2015

Palmwoods Craftfest - Sunshine Coast, QLD.

All are invited to the Palmwoods Quiltfest on the Sunshine Coast Qld

1 Nicklin Road Palmwoods
Palmwoods Bowls Club - wheelchair access

Saturday 18th July 9am to 4pm

Free Admission

Wearable Art fashion show at 11.00am

Devonshire Teas and Lunches by Palmwoods Bowls Club

Quilts, needle work, painting, textile art and more on display.

Craft stalls.