The Great NZ Quilt Show

I’m getting excited!  May is on its way and with it, The Great NZ Quilt Show! The Great NZ Quilt Show is being run by Aotearoa Quilters, our national association, and promises to be several days of wonderful quilt related activities.  This is the inaugural show and it is envisaged that it will be held …read more….

Win a Little House on the Prairie Quilt Kit (Closed)

Be into win a Little House on the Prairie Quilt Kit with Craftsy – Little House on the Prairie Give Away! Click the link and follow the instructions. The fabric range is new. I do like the little flowers especially the blues and pinks. I’ll be honest I wasn’t a big fan of the TV series …read more….

Looking for Quilting Groups In Northland, New Zealand

A reader asks I will be staying in Ruawai, near Dargaville from Dec, Jan and Feb 2016 and would like to join/be associated with a quilt group within a 45 min drive. Have you any suggestions? What a wonderful idea to make new friends when visiting a new place or staying with family. I searched our …read more….

What Makes a Local Quilt Shop Great?

Abby Glassenberg is the author of the popular craft and sewing blog, ‘While She Naps’.  Abby writes, “This is a blog about the home sewing industry and creative entrepreneurship with a focus on craft publishing, fabric manufacturing, feminism, and social justice. I’m a sewing pattern designer, craft book author, writer and teacher.”   One of …read more….

A Quilting Retreat in Australia – Northern Queensland!

A Quilting Retreat in Australia in 2015 in Outback Queensland. A fun and very different weekend.

Add an Icon to your smart phone or tablet for Quilting Focus

Add an icon for Quilting Focus to your smart phone to make it easier to find Quilt Shops, Quilting events and more.

Quilting Events , Shows and Exhibitions

The Quilting Focus team love visiting Quilting events and shows. What a great way to spend a day with quilting friends, being inspired by other quilters creations, a bit of retail therapy, followed by a general discussion about the show over some lovely food and drink. Which means that we have now put all your up and coming Quilting …read more….

Quilting Competitions Listings

We list Australia and NZ Quilting Competitions. All the information in one place.

Welcome to the members of the Quilters Guild of NSW

Quilting Focus is now advertising in the Quilters Guild of NSW Newsletter, Template. This is part of what we are about: Supporting quilters.

Joining a Quilting Group

Quilting can be a solitary hobby and many people are happy with that, but if you want to share your interest with others joining a quilting group could be the way to go. Membership of a quilting group offers many benefits, not least of which is the chance to have a chat while you work. …read more….