Welcome to Essendon Quilters

Sharing our love of quilting

 

Essendon Quilters located in Melbourne Australia

We meet regularly to explore the art and craft of quilting.

Visitors and new members are most welcome at our monthly meetings.

 

Our site has two levels:
PUBLIC - available for everyone
MEMBERS ONLY - available when you join our group (login required)

 

Public Health Response:

All Quilters, that are part of the Victorian Stitching fraternity, are to be congratulated for hanging in with the many public health restrictions. Some of our special activities cancelled and/or deferred include the Quilt Show, workshops, Paint Chip Challenge, and the Annual Retreat.

We have also sought and received permission to defer our Annual General Meeting. In the same vein, the membership subscription will not be due until 2021.

Melbourne is on track with the Government’s Roadmap out of restrictions. When we can recommence we are insured and have an active membership of Vic Quilters to mid-2021.

We look forward to being able to stitch together again as soon as the Government says it’s safe to do so.

 

Latest News

Jacquie #2: Dear Jane

Jacquie #2: Dear Jane

How many more ...? Jacquie A   Joy, this one is for you and anyone else who has started down the 'Dear Jane' crusade. It’s been 3 years since I last picked up this project but here are two more 5” blocks (will finish at 4.5”) to add to the pile. I’m making them...

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Heather B #1: Granddaughter’s quilt

Heather B #1: Granddaughter’s quilt

Leftovers instead of buying ... Heather B Here is the quilt I made for my granddaughter who is in year 11 and coping really well online with her school work. She chose the colours and pattern which I then had to figure out how to do it. Made the backing out of...

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Hiam M #1: Moving pieces

Hiam M #1: Moving pieces

Triangles ... Hiam M I hope you're all well and safe. I've been working on a half square triangle quilt. Moving pieces around for a week  I'm finally happy with the way it's turned out so far. Thanks for sharing everyone's work. Take care and stay safe

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Robyn #3: Spots and stripes

Robyn #3: Spots and stripes

Another scrappy nine-patch for QFO ... Robyn R   Amazing how an 'ugly' didn't know what to do with it stripe fabric, is just the right one to frame these nine-patch blocks! Used three different rulers for quilting - a Westalee ruler, a DMQuilting ruler, and an...

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Denise S #2: Together

Denise S #2: Together

This week's finish ... Denise S   Hi everyone, I was being very virtuous and sorting scraps and I decided to sew this piece and that piece together. I then put it with the source of the scraps, 15 minutes of play, which was in ‘the might use one-day’ box....

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Cindy #4: Paper Piecing is back

Cindy #4: Paper Piecing is back

Mug Rugs ... Cindy C   Hi Ladies, it's been a busy week. Among other things, I made 2 mug rugs from my fussy cut pentagons.  Had a massive clean up in the sewing room and found a number of things that have been LOST for some time. Michael and I played lawn bowls...

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