We are a community promoting quilting and related crafts.

Kilmore Quilters provides a social environment for us to get together and share knowledge, learn new skills and create wonderful pieces of art that you can throw on a bed, hang on a wall, or present to someone you love.

Monthly gatherings are held on the following days : Our evening gathering is at 7pm, on the 3rd Wednesdayof the month at the Kilmore Memorial Hall, Kilmore, in the supper room.

The day gathering is held on the following Tuesday at the same venue from 9am-12pm.

PLEASE NOTE,THERE ARE NO GATHERINGS HELD IN JANUARY.

Sunday, 4 June 2017

A day with Michele Hill

Very early in the morning, many members arrived to assist with setting up for what was a jam packed and exciting day.  Kilmore Quilters and their guests were privileged to have the beautiful Michele Hill speak about her journey with Beatrix Potter.


While the setting up in the hall was going on, there was a flurry of activity in the kitchen to prepare for the beautiful morning tea and lunch...

Guests were treated to a large range of cakes, slices and sandwiches for morning tea...



















The stage was set with members 'Michele Hill' quilts on display




The morning consisted of a very interesting, sometimes funny and sometimes poignant talk from Michele Hill.  Michele, showed (and wowed) the audience photos of her travels to find out more about Beatrix Potter.  She also spoke about how her quilting journey has brought her to making quilts based upon the children's stories of the well known characters of Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddleduck and so on.

* The talk and movies/slide-show were very interesting and this blog writer didn't take any photos during the presentation because she was too captivated by Michele's words.

After the presentation, a delicious lunch of  home-made soup (pumpkin or chicken and veg plus a roll) was served.

During the day there were many opportunities to meet Michele, purchase her books and have the books signed.

If that wasn't enough, everyone was treated to a magnificent display of show'n'tell from Members and Guests.



The day was interspersed with door prizes and raffle drawings.  Every person who attended received a small gift.

Magnificent morning tea

Delicious lunch

Amazing show'n'tell

and

an incredible guest speaker - Michele Hill,

all added up to a truly wonderful day.

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Committee 2017 - 2018

We had our Annual General Meeting last night and received the following nominations received for Committee.

Welcome to the 2017-2018 Committee team:

President: Jude Liebmann

Vice President: Jenny Gibson

Secretary: Liz Williams

Treasurer: Bridget Harrison
Day Group Co-ordinator: Jenny Gibson

Librarian: Maryanne Laffan

Merchandise: Robyn Likos

Membership Secretary: Bridget Harrison

Workshops: Anne B

Retreat:   Maryanne Laffan  with support person Anne B

Night Gathering Co-ordinator - this new role will be established and a portfolio holder appointed in the next couple of months.

Social Media: Andrea Milne - Hall with support person Dellareece Matson

Newsletter: Andrea Milne - Hall
General members: Mareee M, Dianne West and Rhonda Coates

Congratulations to everyone and we are looking forward to a great new year.