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Welcome to Aotearoa Quilters

Formed in 1994 as the National Association of New Zealand Quilters (NANZQ), we support quilters and textile artists by offering classes, exhibitions and professional development opportunities. Membership is open to anyone interested in the NZ quilting and textile scene.

Membership

Aotearoa Quilters, the national association of New Zealand quilters intends to promote high standards in quilt making, ensuring the past is preserved and the future is assured.

With your support  Aotearoa Quilters will host the following initiatives;

  • Establish Regional Representatives in all areas of the country
  • Professional development for quilting tutors  – the first being the Quilt Tutors Seminar in September 2015
  • Develop archives to record the history of quilting in New Zealand
  • Biennial National Exhibitions. The Great New Zealand Quilt Show will be held in Rotorua, May 2016. Entry will be open to Aotearoa Quilters members.
  • 12 x 12 Colour challenges open to all New Zealand Quilters. Green is our current challenge – Members receive discounts for exhibition entry fees
  • Travelling exhibitions. The Growth Challenge is currently touring
  • Cozy Kiwi Kidz -charity quilts collected for the benefit of New Zealand Children
  • Develop the Aotearoa Quilters website as the ‘go to’ place for  information related to quilting and textile arts in New Zealand
  • Host the Aotearoa Quilters Face Book page to connect New Zealand Quilters and provide opportunity for sharing information
  • Provide members with regular Newsletters to provide up to date information

We have a number of other exciting initiatives in the early planning stages.

We encourage you to join us – become a member today. Click here to join or renew your membership.

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Upcoming Events
Feb
24
Sat
2018
9:00 am International Exhibition @ Cottage Flair
International Exhibition @ Cottage Flair
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
a Challenge between Japan, France and New Zealand Quilters. Unique opportunity to compare styles from 3 countries as they interpret 30 subjects. Sponsored by Pfaff and Handiquilter
Feb
25
Sun
2018
10:00 am International Exhibition @ Cottage Flair
International Exhibition @ Cottage Flair
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
a Challenge between Japan, France and New Zealand Quilters. A unique opportunity to compare styles from 3 countries as they interpret 30 subjects. Sponsored by Pfaff and Handiquilter
Mar
1
Thu
2018
10:00 am Changing Threads @ Refinery Artspace
Changing Threads @ Refinery Artspace
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am – Mar 26 @ 5:00 pm
Mon-Fri 10.00 am-5.00 pm Saturday 10.00 am- 2.00 pm Closed Sunday Changing Threads Contemporary Fibre and Textile Awards
Mar
2
Fri
2018
10:00 am Pizza Cutter? That’s my paintbrush @ ArtsPost
Pizza Cutter? That’s my paintbrush @ ArtsPost
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – Apr 3 @ 5:00 pm
A section of my recent works, semi-abstract, machine-sewn, each created to tell a story, designed for both the wall and th bed. For the whole of Easter, I will be an Artist in Residence creating[...]
Mar
16
Fri
2018
10:00 am Quilts Across the Ranges @ Kelston Community Centre
Quilts Across the Ranges @ Kelston Community Centre
Mar 16 @ 10:00 am – Mar 17 @ 4:00 pm
Children Free Annual show featuring quilts and wall-hangings made by club members, plus annual Challenge. Merchants including Wrights Fabrics, trading table, raffle quilt (tickets $2.00 each, 3 for $5.00) Wheelchair access. Delicious refreshments
Apr
14
Sat
2018
10:00 am Western Quilters’ Circle Inc, Op... @ Kelston Community Centre
Western Quilters’ Circle Inc, Op... @ Kelston Community Centre
Apr 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Demonstrations by Western Quilters’ members, including Barrie Ashton of Wonderfil Threads. Barrie will also demonstrate the Westerlee Rulers
Apr
18
Wed
2018
10:00 am Christchurch Quilters Exhibition @ Pumanawa Arts Centre
Christchurch Quilters Exhibition @ Pumanawa Arts Centre
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am – Apr 22 @ 5:00 pm
Event Time 10 am – 5 pm
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