Meet your MQG representative.

The Modern Quilt Guild’s Board of Directors includes five elected Regional Representatives.   Jules McMahon is Founder and President of Canberra Modern Quilt Guild, and she was also voted Regional Representative on the Modern Quilt Guild Board.  We caught up with Jules at the Australasian Quilt Convention, where MQGs from around Australia were exhibiting. Can […]

Modern Quilting

This is an extract of an article which appeared in Vic Quilter magazine, Jan 2015, written by MMQG member S-J Rice. The modern quilt movement has emerged over the past decade as a distinctive style of quilt making, which sits alongside traditional and art quilting as another valid expression of the quilting community. The term […]

June Sit and Sew Day

This month we held our first Sit and Sew event at GJ Discount Fabrics‘ new digs in Fairfield.  We spent our day their light filled sewing space, perused their large shopfront downstairs, and got to know the ‘hood. And we did some sewing.  And some Show and Tell. Alys showed us group quilt, Bonza, which […]

Modern Quilt Show

Australia’s Modern Quilt Show was recently held in the lovely coastal NSW town of Kiama.  Hosted by the Wollongong Modern Quilt Guild, the show attracted modern quilts from around Australia.  No fewer than 21 MMQG members had made or contributed to quilts that were chosen to exhibit for this show, and several of our members […]