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This beautiful quilt, designed and made by Rhonda Eddy, is called "Granny Bower's Quilt" circa 1860. It's techniques include paper piecing and embroidery perse. We have a class running for this quilt, please refer to our online newsletter for dates. This Quilt is also available as a BOM. Rhonda is available to teach this quilt in other shops, to quilting groups or as a weekend workshop at a mutualy convenient time. Contact us on 4936 6600 for more information.  

What's Happening:


5th December, 2013

We've been working hard putting together a great selection of classes and workshops for you for next year! Everything has been finalized and the newsletter is finished and available for download to give you all the details of the exciting line up next year!

23rd October, 2013

Just a sneak peek at one of the beautiful quilts Wendy Williams will be offering in her Masterclasses next year! This pattern is called Urban Owls and we think it is a stunning quilt that would look great in any colour range you could imagine!

22nd October, 2013

We are currently working on the line up for next year and I can tell you we have some great new tutors in the works!

Just to name two we will be offering a Brigitte Giblin Workshop and we will also be offering a Masterclass with the author of Wild Blooms and Colorful Creatures, Wendy Williams! Wendy is a guest tutor at AQC Melbourne next year and we are very lucky to have her.

Keep an eye out in the next two weeks for the newsletter to get dates and more information on all our exciting new classes!

16th October, 2013

Here is our varition on a lovely Christmas project thats just perfect for the festive season! Pattern available in store now so come in and be inspired today!

9th October, 2013

We have a new addition to the Tea Rooms this week. Soon we will ba adding a beautiful pair of wings to complete her stunning look and she will be Titania, Queen of the Fairies. There is a lot of beautiful work in her bodice and skirt, complete with beading. Come in today and meet Titania.

4th October, 2013

We have some beautiful new fabrics in store this week! Some lovely bright summer fabrics, perfect for that project you've had in mind to brighten up a room! Come in and have a look today! 

16th September, 2013

This week a group of ladies and I flew to Brisbane to see the 200 year Quilt Exhibition at the QLD Art Gallery. We had a wonderful day, doing a guided tour that explained the stories behind each of the magnificent quilts and then spent the afternoon wandering the exhibit taking a closer look at the work involved in them.

Everyone agreed it was a fantastic exhibit and we all had a great day!

28th August, 2013

Alison Perks, our cook extraordinaire was sutck for a new dress for her birthday. What to do?

She decided to whip up this lovely dress made from recycled ties(silk) in would you believe 3 hours!

One bride to be was so impressed she has requested them made for her bridesmaids dresses!

These colours were accentuated perfectly with black accessories.

Well done Alison!

23rd August, 2013

Look what we have been doing today! Marie our specialist tutor has been guiding the ladies to achieve wonderful results with embroidery and embellishments for their quilts.


                                        Marie's Victorian Postcards Quilt 

Many of the ladies are in the process of completing this lovely quilt.



Trish has had alot of fun learning all the different techniques used to embelish this beautiful quilt.


Relma has used a tape measure and cowboy boots to include in her crazy patchwork blocks.


Desrie has worked really hard on her fabulous blocks of this Anne's Glory Box pattern. Her treatments with ribbons and  

beads is just stunning.


Let's see what the ladies produce next week.


Stay tuned for some exciting news about next year!






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5th July, 2013

  • We are so excited to have Leonie and Bill West from Westalee Designs come to Southern Cross Needlework and Quilting on Saturda 26th October 2013. Starting at 10am. Leonie will give a demonstration and a workshop on this day. for more information download this flyer- Southern Cross Needlework Aug31
  • Victorian and Albert Museum has a current exhibition of 200 years of quilts at the Queensland Art Gallery. Among them are the Rajah Quilt sewn by convict women on their way to Australia. Also a quilt stitched by guides for their guide leader in Changi during the war. Many other needlework and quilt related items are also on display. Exhibition concludes late September.


  • Our latest Newsletter - January 2014
    is now available for download:
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