There’s a huge buzz around quilty town at the moment, with the opening of the National Gallery of Victoria’s (NGV) new exhibition “The Making of the Australian Quilt”.  This stunning exhibition showcases quilts from 1800 – 1950 which are uniquely Australian and tell Australia’s story through quilts from the convict era to post WWII. To celebrate […]

Charity quilting

MMQG’s July Sit and Sew Day was dedicated to charity, for recipient organisations Share the Dignity and Keep Safe Quilts. In lieu of regular ticket price for the Sit and Sew Day, members were asked to donated to Share the Dignity, to ensure that vulnerable women have the dignity of sanitary goods when needed.  It’s […]

Tula Troops out in force!

MMQG members were overjoyed recently to have the opportunity to see illustrator, fabric designer, quilter, author, maker and all round quilty guru Tula Pink! On her first trip to Australia, the #tulatroops turned up in force, including MMQG members, to hear Tula talk about herself, her work and her inspiration. Tula is a self-taught quilter, who […]