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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, December 23, 2017

Merry Xmas

I wish all  my friends a Merry Xmas.

Friday, February 3, 2017

January 2017 B group swap

January blocks for Anne James - whose request was Friendship Star in bright colours - I hope these colours are bright enough for you.

January 2017 B group swap

January swap blocks for Nelly Holmes whose request was ShooFly block in 1930s fabrics with a solid white background. I love 1930s fabrics and plan (one day) to make a quilt using them with the Circle Magic template.

December 2016 B Group swap

December blocks for Joy Latimer whose request was Churn Dash in bright colours - the lime is definitely bright, and the blue fabric is a nice bright jade.

February 2017

February 12" blocks stitched for Judy Hogan whose request was any block in red and white - I selected Garden Path block, Rail Fence block (the reverse colour fabrics my daughter purchased in Thailand), and 5 minute quilt block.

January 2017 Paper Piecing swap

These are the Jan-Feb 2017 Paper Piecing blocks I stitched for Dorothy Green who requested "Christmas Star" block in autumn colours. Dorothy is using her blocks to make quilts for the palliative care unit at her local hospital.

January 2017

These are the January 12" blocks I stitched for Thora Ferguson whose request was Jacob's Ladder in any colours.

December 2016 block for Paula

This block is for Paula Daley  whose request was Black & White with a "splash" of colour.

December 2016 12" swap

December 12" swap block stitched for Barbara Chegwidden - whose request was a red Starflower block on a black background.

November 2016 12" swap

These are the 12" November blocks I stitched for Jo-Anne Nelson whose request was Mosaic Star quilt block in bright colours on a white background. 


Trish Robertson requested blue & white Kaleidoscope blocks for the November Paper Piecing swap.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

October blocks for Kelly

October 12" swap blocks for Kelly whose requested was broken herringbone in black, grey and white tones.

Monday, September 19, 2016

Sept-Oct Paper Pieced blocks for Kimberly

Kimberly's request was "any block in pink and green with a white tone-on-tone background". The blocks are Tallahassee (Quilter's Cache) and 9 Patch Star (by Carol Doak).

September blocks for Sharyn

Sharyn's 12" September request was "any block in purple"

Thursday, August 4, 2016

August blocks for Tanya

These are the blocks I stitched for Tanya for the 12" August 2016 swap - the request was any block in black and white.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

June 2016 blocks forLouise

These are the 12" June blocks I stitched for Louise King - who requested any block in red and white.

July 2016 blocks for Robin

These are the 12" Aunt Dinah blocks I stitched for Robin Hill in cream / white background with turquoise / aqua / teal shades.

May 2016 blocks for Pamela

These are the May 12" Maple Leaf blocks in Autumn colours I stitched for Pamela Addicott.

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.