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.

26 May 2015


Dungog-Clarence Town CWA presents its popular


Quilts... Crafts.... Stalls.... NCEATA Exhibition.... Workshops
Saturday 25 July 2015 10am - 4pm
Sunday 26 July 2015 10am - 3pm
Multi Purpose Centre (MPC),
Dungog High School.
Dungog NSW
Hooke St entrance (next to the garden nursery)
Entry $5
Vote for the most popular quilt

Newcastle Creative Embroiderers & Textile Artists
Dye workshop - Colour Theory by Tracy McNicoll
Daisy Chain Quilt-as-you-go Wholecloth by Jan Foster
Beginners' Patchwork using Jelly Rolls by Cristie Manning
Wise Woman - Art Doll by Wilma Simmons
 For workshop details and registration please see the website or contact Judy on 4996 5514
Proceeds to CWA projects

23 May 2015

Patchwork, Quilting & Embroidery Retreat

18-25 September 2015

Charters Towers - All Souls St. Gabriels School

For further details and the full Retreat Program, please visit;

OR go to the following web site and click on Events - then September

Workshop features include:

Traditional and free form quilting
Applique, embroidery and beading
Jewellery Design


Deanna Fryar
Mobile: 0409 043 417

Dianne Single

Margaret Franz
Mobile: 0468 344 872

Registrations now open and will close 12th June 2015

21 May 2015

Sydney South Get Together

Sydney South Get Together 10am Saturday 23rd May.

Amelia Kates
86-188 Princes Highway,
Beverley Park New South Wales.

A few Scquilters have planned to meet at Amelia Kates for Devonshire tea, stitching and a yarn. Would anyone else like to join us? This patchwork, gift and tea shop is situated in a beautiful historic sandstone building at 186-188 Princes Highway, Beverley Park New South Wales. Devonshire tea is $10.50 - I need to give them an idea of numbers so please email me on
Some parking is available on site or park in the side street – Lacey Street. Walking up Lacey St to the Princes Hwy turn right along the Princes Hwy and Amelia Kates is a few buildings along on that side of the road. I am really looking forward to putting faces to names.

16 May 2015

Modern Quilt Show Australia!

Wollongong Modern Quilt Guild is proud to present Modern Quilt Show Australia!

When - 30th & 31st May 2015
Saturday 10am – 4pmSunday 10am – 3pm

2 Bong Bong Street, Kiama, NSW
Entry - $5 / children under 5 free
Buy a ticket in the raffle while you're there.
First prize: Swoon quilt made by members of the Wollongong Modern Quilt Guild 
Second prize: dozen mixed wines.
Third prize: a $50 Myer voucher
Entry $2 each
Proceeds to Grand Pacific Health's Suicide Prevention.

For  more information about the Modern Quilt Guild, go to

09 May 2015

Brisbane SCQuilters Get Together

Brisbane SCQuilters GTG TODAY - 9 MAY

Salisbury Hotel Motel

668 Toohey Road, Salisbury QLD 4107

10am start with coffee available from 11am along with a lovely selection of morning tea options and an equally lovely lunch selection.

Remember to bring your hand work, some show & tell.

Treat yourself to a day out for Mother's Day.

04 May 2015

Ballaarat Quilters & M.A.D.E. Challenge & Exhibition

As part of celebrations for our 20th birthday, Ballaarat Quilters Inc. (in Victoria) are joining with Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka [M.A.D.E.] in a quilters challenge and subsequent exhibition.
The theme for the challenge is SONGS OF FREEDOM - CELEBRATING DEMOCRACY
Application and Expression of Interest to be received by 28 August 2015.
All details can be found on this link  

02 May 2015

Strip Piecing Presentation by Trudy Brodie

Well known quilt maker Trudy Brodie will give a presentation about Strip Piecing, which she frequently uses in her quilt making. Similar forms of piecing, such as Lattice and Log Cabin, will also be featured.

Please bring along your own strip pieced quilts, such as log cabins, jelly roll quilts, string pieced quilts etc., to share.

Saturday 2nd May, 2pm - 4.30pm
In the Meeting Room, The Glover Cottages, 124 Kent Street, Millers Point, Sydney

Entry - $5 for members of the Quilters' Guild of NSW, $10 for other guests.
Afternoon tea will be provided.