Quilting (Caloundra Quilters)

logo1 Caloundra Quilters meet at Caloundra Arts Centre, 5 North St., Caloundra (opposite Oak’s Oasis Resort).

 They meet each Friday morning  9.00am – 12.00 pm and each Tuesday evening 7pm-9.30pm.

 Initial membership of C.A.C.A. is a pre-requisite to joining Caloundra Quilters Group. A C.A.C.A. joining fee of $5.00 is applicable plus an annual fee of $40.00. This annual fee is then payable before 31st December.

 Caloundra Quilters Group also has an annual fee of $5.00 and a weekly fee of $4.00.

In-house workshops are held regularly when new skills and techniques are shared. Accredited tutors are invited to conduct workshops at various times.

Caloundra Quilters has a substantial library with many books, patterns and subscription magazines available for borrowing.

Bus trips are organised on a regular basis and members attend Craft & Quilt shows, as well as visiting local and distant Patchwork shops.

Caloundra Quilters aim to promote, foster and educate in the craft of patchwork, applique and quilting. A high standard of design and technique is encouraged. Members have made numerous quilts for hospitals, nursing homes, families in need as well as large quilts for different charities to raffle. Caloundra Quilters (& Caloundra Stitchers Group) in conjunction with Zonta maintain a supply of breast cushions and drainage bags for cancer patients in our local area.

Visitors are most welcome.

Caloundra Quilters hold a Quilt show every 2 years and the next one is in July 2017. Many quilts are made and displayed by members. Members are also invited to partake in a challenge.

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For more information contact: Eileen 0417 623567  

CALOUNDRA QUILT SHOW  JULY 27th & 28th 2013

Congratulations to Margaret Deakin and her happy band of hardworking volunteers for yet another very successful Quilt Show. 1100 visitors from far and wide declared the show a great success.Many favourable comments were passed about the standard and variety of quilts on display.

Money raised from the raffle was donated to Multicap Sunshine Coast Day Service.

A few photos from the 2013 Quilt Show.

FESTIVAL of QUILTS JULY 25th & 26th 2015

This year’s quilt show was another great success. Even with fewer numbers through the door, a profit was still made and many favourable comments received. The theme this year was a “Celebration of Colour” supporting the International Year of Light and members responded well with many magnificent quilts on display. The winners of the “Viewer’s Choice Award” 1. Helen Myatt 2. Cheryl Halpin 3. Lyn Gardiner

The “Del Paterson Challenge” drew a record number of entries and competition was fierce. Congratulations to the winners 1. Gail Kleidon 2. Eileen Horsburgh 3. Helen Myatt

The raffle supported “Smart Pups Assistance Dogs for Special Needs Children Inc” and we were delighted to have 9 week old Perry visit us. The proceeds from the raffle has enabled us to sponsor the purchase of a puppy. He is a black labrador and we have named him “Patches”.