Necessity: Waggas and the Art of Making-Do

National Wool Museum 26 Moorabool Street, Geelong

The National Wool Museum is custodian to Australia’s largest and most significant collection of heritage quilts and waggas.A selection of these pieces, along with objects that tell the stories of making do, will be on display for the first time in 25 years during the exhibition, Necessity: waggas and the art of making do. To …

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Expressions – The Wool Quilt Prize

Yarra Ranges Regional Museum 35 - 37 Castella Street, Lilydale, Vic

Free Entry The National Wool Museum holds one of Australia’s most significant public collections of quilts. With a continuing commitment to the quilting community, the National Wool Museum sponsors the biennial Expressions: Wool Quilt Prize. Each year the winning quilt receives a cash prize and the winner is acquired into the collection. On show in …

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Art Quilt Australia 2021

Yarra Ranges Regional Museum 35 - 37 Castella Street, Lilydale, Vic

Ozquilt Network’s biennial juried exhibition Art Quilt Australia 2021 features the very best in art quilts from Australia, New Zealand and worldwide. Returning to Yarra Ranges for the third time, this exhibition showcases 25 extraordinary works of art created by incredibly skilful artists who are at the forefront of textile art. This collection of bold, …

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Aqipp – Australian Quilts in Public Places Exhibition

Box Hill Art Space, Box Hill Town Hall 1022 Whitehorse Road, Box HIll, Vic

TUESDAY TO SATURDAY Presented by Australian Quilts in Public Places (AQIPP), the exhibition features art quilts from across Australia in response to the theme Where in The World?. Theme interpretations through time, space, form or meaning have inspired an astonishing range of splendid, skillful quilts that revel in a visual journey to far-reaching corners of …

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Free

Frances Burke Exhibition

Ararat Gallery TAMA 82 Vincent Street, Ararat, Vic

Australia’s most influential and celebrated textile designer of the mid-20th century, Frances Burke (1904-1994) employed Australian native flora, garden flowers, marine subjects, Indigenous culture and increasingly, abstract motifs in her stunning modern fabrics. As a confident, determined young woman, Burke made the shift in her studies from fine art to design in 1937. While she …

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Free

Fabric Frolic

The Fabric Frolic is an event run each year where you can go shopping with a group of friends to all the participating shops in the Frolic. The shops are located in the eastern, outer eastern and south eastern suburbs of Victoria. You will get a Passport that will get stamped at each shop after …

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Golden Textures Art Quilt Award

Ararat Gallery TAMA 82 Vincent Street, Ararat, Vic

Every two years Central Goldfields Art Gallery hosts Golden Textures, a National Contemporary Art Quilt Award Held by Ararat Gallery TAMA Free Entry Every two years Central Goldfields Art Gallery hosts Golden Textures, a national contemporary art quilt award. The works on display here are past winners, plus a work by Jenny Bacon, the co-founder …

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Creative Patchworking Workshop with Andrea Taylor

National Wool Museum 26 Moorabool Street, Geelong

Discover the timeless skills of patchworking and how to apply them in a creative way to reduce and reuse your textiles. You will be inspired by the different ways people have creatively made-do with their textile scraps in our new exhibition Necessity: waggas and the art of making do. Then work with artist Andrea Taylor from …

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$40

Confined

Linden Projects Space Acland St, St Kilda, Vic

Tuesday to Sunday Featuring the work of : Neroli Henderson Hernan Lopera Kate Syvester Curated by Alojz Babic Three artists. Three unique views on the lockdown experience. Working with textiles this exhibition features art quilts, wax drenched fabric sculpture and deconstructed clothing. Located to the rear of the Linden New Art Gallery (entry from the …

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Super Sun Sip & Stitch

Glen Waverley RSL 161 Coleman Parade, Glen Waverley, Vic

Australian Quilters Association Inc. Come and Join Us for a super Sunday sip & stitch in the Sunset Room! Tea/Coffee/Biscuits included in the cost of entry. Lunch available in the Restaurant or Bar area ALL WELCOME Enquiries Pam Hammer 0413 521 377

$5
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