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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.

Sponsorship

Aotearoa Quilters,  the National Association of New Zealand Quilters, is an Incorporated Society funded through membership subscriptions, occasional grants and sponsorship.

Sponsorship is sought from the community for;

  • Hosting national quilt show events, such as the biennial Aotearoa Quilters’ Challenge which travels the country for approximately twelve months; An exciting new event “The Best of New Zealand”, and our 12 X 12 colour challenges.
  • Providing prizes for exhibitions and national challenges
  • Support the development of quilting in New Zealand through promotion, and education
  • Developing an archive to record the quilting history of New Zealand
  • Providing support to future symposia organisers
  • Charity to keep New Zealand kids warm

Recent past sponsors for these events have been:

Bernina NZ ltd New Zealand Quilter
Cushla’s Village Fabrics Sewezi Tables
Cottage Flair Towrags (No website)
Distressed Threads  Tulis Textiles
Dye-it Fabrics (No website) Wright Fabrics (website under construction)
 Expertise Events 2Dye4
 Kiwithreadz Quilt Shop – Tirau
Patch and Quilt  Stitch
Wonderfil Threads Resene

Aotearoa Quilters,  the National Association of New Zealand Quilters, is grateful for this support and looks forward to building strong long term relationships with sponsors on an ongoing basis.

If you would like to become a sponsor of Aotearoa Quilters,  the National Association of New Zealand Quilters, please contact us for details.

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Upcoming Events

Oct
20
Fri
10:00 am Otamatea Quilters’ Group Annual ... @ The Kauri Museum
Otamatea Quilters’ Group Annual ... @ The Kauri Museum
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – Nov 19 @ 5:00 pm
Free with admission to The Kauri Museum 9am-5pm daily
Oct
21
Sat
9:30 am Quilts Galore @ Golden Bay Patchwork and Quilters
Quilts Galore @ Golden Bay Patchwork and Quilters
Oct 21 @ 9:30 am – Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm
 
10:00 am Whangamata Patch and Quilters @ Whangamata Memorial Hall
Whangamata Patch and Quilters @ Whangamata Memorial Hall
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – Oct 22 @ 4:00 pm
Children Free Sunday 22nd October time: 10.00 am – 3.00 pm
Oct
23
Mon
9:30 am Quilts Galore @ Golden Bay Patchwork and Quilters
Quilts Galore @ Golden Bay Patchwork and Quilters
Oct 23 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
 

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