Sydney Quilt Show Update

The Committee has carefully considered the Sydney Quilt Show 2020 in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and has decided not to go ahead with it. This does not mean that the Sydney Craft and Quilt Fair is also cancelled.  At this stage, Expertise Events is still planning to hold the Fair from 29 October – 1 November 2020. Read more ->



Zoom General Meeting: 9.00 – 11.00 am 15 August

The General Meeting will run from 9 – 10 am.  Then from 10 – 11 am, we have a special guest speaker – Carole Lyles Shaw. Carole will present a virtual lecture and trunk show. This is a live presentation and interactive discussion about What is a Modern Quilt? The Myths and the Magic. Pre-registration essential.




Member Benefits

QuiltNSW offers Events and Activities and a wide range of Member Services including:

Friday Showcase

1st Friday of most months


At Burwood RSL and away

Pop Up Sewing

community & fellowship


Borrow from our extensive library.


Be inspired and learn new skills.

Quilt Appraisal

by an expert team.


QuiltNSW offers members many opportunities to share their quilts including the following exhibitions:

QuiltNSW Office – Closed until further notice

The QuiltNSW office in Pitt Street Sydney, normally staffed Monday – Friday, is closed until further notice. We understand that this will cause some disruption to services, however the decision has been taken in the interests of the health and well-being of our volunteers.  If you need to contact the office, you can email or you can call on 02 92833733 ‬ and leave a message.  Emails and telephone messages will be checked regularly and responded to.

The library will not be able to be used during this time.  If you have books on loan, please hold onto them until the office re-opens or someone contacts you to return them.

Sydney Quilt Show Sponsors

Thank you to the sponsors who pledged support for the now-cancelled Sydney Quilt Show 2020. Please support them in return.

Principal Sponsors
Expertise Events                  Bernina Australia

Gold Sponsors
Artnquilting      Cottage Quilt Works     Hobbysew       Lloyd Curzon       Matilda's Own       Minijumbuk Nu-Wool Wadding       Sewing Up a Storm in the Desert with Caroline Sharkey     SSS      The Digital Cloth

2019 Suitcase Challenge: From These Curtains

FIRST PRIZE: Beauty Above: Louise Stuart JUDGES' COMMENDATION: Seven Little Australians: Jennifer Kirkby Basket of Flowers: Margaret Stephenson Solving problems like Maria: Megan Manwaring Time for Tea: Sandra Lyons Curtain to Window: Carmen Dettino Vice Regal Arrangement: Kathy Lester The Intruder: Robyn Eves Moreton Bay Fig Trees??: Catherine Ann Woodward From These Curtains: Penelope Erikson Lady Mary Fitzroy: Jen Wulff Exquisite Blooms: Jane Rundle Ficus Macrophyllia: Kathy Wood Windows and Doors: Judith Rona Viewing the Future From Our Foundations: Carol Maberly From These Curtains Australia Awaits...: Maralyn Iwanczuk A Bird In The Hand: Glenda Wise Floral Delight: Pam Furniss Wind Outside the Window: Rhonda Langhorne Govern-spot-ment 2: Denise Griffiths It's a Bird on the Kimono, I am Curtain: Cheryl Nelson Fantasy Flowers: Isobel Lancashire