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How to JOIN quilting block swaps Australia

Hello and thank you for visiting. This is a community group for all Australian quilters to join or just follow. Membership is FREE and you are partnered each month and we make each other a 12 inch quilt block based on our preferences which we swap. (12.5 inches raw edge to raw edge) The emphasis of the group is on friendship and sharing. To find out more or register to join email me on This purpose of this blog is to chat and showcase blocks and quilts made by members, kind of like a show and tell . Yours in stitching, Sue

Saturday, April 30, 2016

April 2016 blocks for Michell K

Michell K in New Zealand requested any block in 1930s fabrics on a solid white background for the April 2016 12" swap.

March 2016 blocks for Judith Bowen

Judith Bowen requested ShooFly block in pink, yellow, green & white fabrics for the March 2016 12" swap.

Antique Tile in Civil War fabrics for Thea

Thea requested Antique Tile block in Civil War fabrics for the February 2016 12" swap.

January 2016 12" blocks for MaureenB

MaureenB requested any star block in green. - this was the 10 minute quilt block star.

December 2015 12" block for Cathy Barker

Friendship Star blocks were the request by Cathy Barker for the December 2015 12" swap.

November 2015 12" swap blocks for Sylvia in New Zealand

Sylvia requested 12" blocks in purple and white for the November 2015 12" swap

October 2015 12" blocks for Bev

These are for Bev - I made a smaller 6" block as well.

September 2015 12" blocks for Sue Anderson in Tasmania

These were the 12" September 2015 blocks I stitched for Sue Anderson in Tasmania, whose request was "any star block in black, grey and pink".

August 2015 12" blocks for Joanne Ferguson

These are the 12" Black and White blocks I stitched for Joanne Ferguson for the August 2015 12" swap.

July 2015 12" blocks for Jennifer Holding

These are the 12"  blocks I stitched for Jennifer Holding for July 2015 who requested autumn colours.

Sunday, January 17, 2016

A quilt is finished.

i know there hasn't been any activity on here but I thought I would share a finish with you.
After collecting quite a few blocks in my country star theme this is what I have done.
It is finished and gifted.. I am happy. .,THANKYOU to all you ladies who contributed to this quilt.
Go here to find out the whole story.

Friday, June 5, 2015

June 12" blocks for Deb A

These are the 12" Bear Paw blocks I stitched for Deb A who requested autumn colours on a cream background.

Saturday, May 23, 2015

May Paper Piece swap

Jen Dickson was also my May Paper Piecing swap partner - she requested Wild Zinnia in grey & yellow batik fabrics.

May 6" blocks for Jen

Jen Dickson was my May 6" partner and requested any block in black & red.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

May 12" block for Carin

Carin in Sweden requested a "Depression block" for the 12" May 2015 swap.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

April 6" blocks for Judy

These are the April 6" swap blocks that I stitched for Judy Hogan - we agreed to a double swap - Judy requested any star block in country colours.

March 6" blocks for Fiona

These are the 6" blue starflower blocks I stitched for Fiona Marshall for the March 2015 swap.

April 12" blocks stitched for Mumsie Kift

These are the April 12" blocks I stitched for Mumsie Kift​ who requested any star in mauve / lilac and aqua / turquoise.

Monday, February 23, 2015

6" February blocks for Julie

These are the 6" blocks I stitched for my February partner Julie Jose - she requested civil war fabrics in pinks & reds. I chose traditional civil war blocks patterns.