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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.

Newsletter & Challenge Information

To our new members Welcome to our website!

You will have received our latest newsletter which mentions the upcoming challenges. The details and entry forms have not yet been released.

  • Colour 12″ X 12″ – PINK – open to members and non members
  • Art Deco – a themed challenge for members.                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The details will be released in the next couple of weeks – in time for Christmas for those of you who wish to work on these over the holiday break.  Please bear with us as there are a number of unexpected changes affecting our planning for next year that have contributed to us not being able to release all the details yet.

Mary Culver – President

The Fragile calendar photos apart from the main pages.

You can order calendars featuring these pictures online HERE – $20 & $5 postage and packaging within New Zealand. If purchasing 2 or 3, the postage will still be $5. If you would like more to stock them in your shop, or for your guild please contact Felicity Ellison directly  secretary@aotearoaquilters.co.nz

Fragile Challenge 2017 Gallery

Fragile quilts featured in the Aotearoa Quilters 2018 Calendar

If you click on the image, you will be able to read the maker’s name and title of the piece.

These are the 13 featured quilts. All quilts enterd in the Fragile challenge are included in the calendar.

You can order calendars online HERE – $20 & $5 postage and packaging within New Zealand. If purchasing 2 or 3, the postage will still be $5.

In choosing the main images, the selectors were guided by the need to display a variety of quilt styles, and to choose quilts that photographed well. All the quilts were of a high standard and we thank all the contributors for making the exhibition and the calendar a success. 

Featured Fragile Quilts - Gallery

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