The purposes of the association are—
(1) to promote and support interest and knowledge in all forms of quilting,
(2) to promote fellowship among interested persons in all aspects of quilting,
(3) to preserve and continue the traditions and history of quilt making,
(4) to support and encourage innovation and new ideas in quilt making,
(5) to contribute to the knowledge of quilting techniques, textiles, patterns and quilt makers through a variety of formats

Activities in which members are involved include:

  • Weekend quilt retreats – Ballaarat Quilters hold a group retreat each year
  • Saturday Sit and Sew
  • Workshops – both local and other locations
  • Bi-annual Quilt exhibitions
  • Annual challenge
  • Group raffle quilt with donations every second year to benefit local charities


Quilters with at least some experience are very welcome to join. Ballaarat Quilters does not hold beginning classes. However we can provide information about classes available elsewhere and other resources freely available in the public domain.  Potential members are welcome to attend two meetings before making a decision to apply for membership.


Annual Fees

Ordinary Members: $50

Life Members: $25

Associate Members: $15

New Members Fee: $15 plus annual fee

Ballaarat Quilters Inc,
PO Box 1581
Bakery Hill,  3354

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