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.


Thursday, 23 April 2015

Honour Quilts

March was a busy month, but April has just flown by!  With the school holidays, Easter, multiple quilt shows to attend, along with some extraordinary exhibitions there just isn't enough time - not to mention the UFO's piling up needing to be finished and quilted before our quilt show in October.

ANZAC day is now upon us, commemorating 100yrs since the first of the ANZACs.  Our little group embarked on a challenge last year headed by Maree named the Honour Quilt.  Each of the blocks represent a local soldier featured on the cenotaphs and RSL honour boards within the region.  Maree did a wonderful job researching the soldiers and presented us with a back story on how they came to join the army, where they fought and where they fell.

It has been wonderful to see the quilts being presented at the past few gatherings,  We will feature a selection of them here this month as a tribute to the ANZACs.

Although each quilt contains the same blocks, the colours chosen and the placement of the blocks differ, as do the borders and the sashings.  There are many more wonderful quilts that are not represented here.  With luck these quilts and many others will be shown at our quilt show in October.

For a look at what else we have been up to this month have a look at our April Album on our Facebook Page.  or Browse through our Flikr Album