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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.

Ailsa Craig – Promotional Images

Aotearoa Quilters wants to thank all those who submitted images to be used as promotional images for the Ailsa Craig Festival 2019. The following images have been selected.

Thank you to the following Aotearoa Quilters members who have agreed to share the images of their quilts for promotion in Ailsa Craig, Canada: Charlotte Scott, Merrilyn George, Catherine McDonald, Debra DeLorenzo & Sheryl Anicich, Valda Sutton

Great work by Aotearoa Quilters Members!

Early Morning Fishing by Charlotte Scott

Many Kisses by Sheryl Anicich and Debra DeLorenzo,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exploring Colour by Catherine McDonald

Summer Landscape – Tongariro Crossing by Merrilyn George

  My Turkish Plate by Valda Sutton

Down Under Quilts

Watch out for the latest issue of Down Under Quilts featuring Aotearoa Quilters members quilts from the International Exhibition and other AQ exhibitions

Down Under Quilts – cover featuring Bobby Duncan’s quilt ‘Piton De La Fournaise’ from the International Exhibition – a challenge between NZ, French and Japanese Quilters – 30 Quilts – 90 Topics -90 Quilters

 

Special General Meeting and Dinner

During the Education Seminar over the weekend of 25-27 May, there will be a Special General Meeting at 5 pm on Saturday 26th May. That will be to ratify some changes to the Constitution, mainly connected with electronic transactions.

After that meeting, there will be a dinner at the Capital Gateway Motor Inn,  Newlands, Wellington. The dinner consists of 3 courses, with a cost of $45. Guest Speaker – Jenny Bacon speaking about “My Journey into Quilts and Art”

Jenny Bacon

We look forward to seeing you all there!

The Natural Wonders exhibition will be on display for the entire weekend, and you can combine seeing that exhibition with coming to the meeting and the dinner.

RSVP for the dinner, please, so that we can arrange the tables and catering. RSVP using the  form here

Aotearoa Quilters Dinner, 26 May 2018

Please let us know if you are able to attend the Members Dinner & AGM, Saturday 7th October @7:30am. This event is open to Aotearoa Quilters Members and prospective members.
  • Dinner is available after the Special General Meeting on Saturday 26 May 2018, 7pm at the Capital Gateway Motor Inn, Wellington. Everyone Welcome Three course meal, price $45.
  • Please specify the number of people who are attending with you, and for whom you are making payment
    Please enter a value greater than or equal to 1.

Please make your payment of $45 after submitting the form. Make payment into the Aotearoa Quilters account ( ASB 12-3048-0289863-00) with the reference ‘ AQDinner’ and your name.

Upcoming Events

May
24
Thu
2018
all-day Aotearoa Education Seminar @ Capital Gateway Motor Inn
Aotearoa Education Seminar @ Capital Gateway Motor Inn
May 24 – May 27 all-day
Education Seminar – 2018 “Judging at Quilt Shows” featuring Jenny Bacon, Australia More information to come on www.aotearoaquilters.co.nz
May
25
Fri
2018
9:00 am International Exhibition @ Capital Gateway Motor Inn
International Exhibition @ Capital Gateway Motor Inn
May 25 @ 9:00 am – May 27 @ 4:00 pm
90 Quilters – 30 Themes – 90 Quilts France – Japan -New Zealand Sponsored by Bernina NZ
May
26
Sat
2018
7:00 pm Aotearoa Quilters Dinner Event @ Capital Gateway Motor Inn
Aotearoa Quilters Dinner Event @ Capital Gateway Motor Inn
May 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Aotearoa Quilters Dinner Event @ Capital Gateway Motor Inn | Wellington | Wellington | New Zealand
Come and hear our speaker Jenny Bacon  – International Quilter and Judge
May
28
Mon
2018
9:00 am International Exhibition @ Capital Gateway Motor Inn
International Exhibition @ Capital Gateway Motor Inn
May 28 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
90 Quilters – 30 Themes – 90 Quilts France – Japan -New Zealand

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