Festival of Braidwood
There will be something for everyone - in the planning:
- The Outdoor Airing of the Quilts
- Ryrie Park - Traditional Markets
- Display of quilts at various venues
- Braidwood Central School - Boutique Quilt Market
- St Bede’s School - stalls and workshop for kids
- St Bede’s Grounds - Auto show with vintage cars, bikes, tractors, steam engines
- Pony rides and carriage rides
- Braidwood National Theatre - variety of quilt and textile arts displays and demonstrations, trading tables and raffle quilt
- Braidwood Regional Art Group Building - display a big range of handmade Cosplay costumes
- Visiting Quilters Guild display and sales tables
- Fabric sales for bargain prices
- All day quilting class
and much much more;
Visit again - program details will be updated progressively when finalised
Maps and shuttle buses will be available
Major Sponsor: Braidwood Community Bank
All about the Quilt Event
The Airing of the Quilts
26 November 2016
Full information leaflet, Terms and Conditions of Entry & Entry Forms will be available at the Luncheon on 9 June and online.
Thereafter, you will be able to simply enter your work online from 15 June (you will be sending the actual entry work later, of course) or download the form and send it by snail mail.
Prizes? Viewer's choice will attract a first prize of $300 and a second prize of $200, sponsored by the Braidwood Heritage Society.
Come and sell your quilts at the special Boutique Quilt Market (details will be available from 1 July) and, of course, come and browse and buy buy a quilt at the Market
This quilt has been won by a lucky participant at the Luncheon on 9 June.
You can view some images from the Luncheon in the gallery.
What do we do?
- We organise the annual Braidwood Quilt Event and the famous Airing of the Quilts
- We hold the Braidwood Quilters mid-year Country Luncheon (see above)
- We plan monthly community quilt workshops and get together every Wednesday for sewing, fun and goss
- Our members support the worthy projects
- We travel quilts to support other quilting organisations
- We initiate and participate in “fusion events” which cross over into other areas of the arts
Become a Member
If you like friendship and creativity, if you enjoy the company of like minded people, if you appreciate support from your peers and happy to support others, who would like to learn or further your skills and techniques or would be happy to mentor others, who loves rich fabrics and loves creating timeless quilts, then Braidwood Quilters is the right group for you.
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