CQA News


The Canadian Quilters’ Association is Canada’s national organization formed in 1981 to promote quilting, appliqué and patchwork and to link quilt-makers across the country.  CQA’s major fundraiser is the annual Trend-Tex Challenge.

CQA Blog … get the latest news from the CQA.

CQA Mystery Box Challenge … mystery boxes hidden in locations across Canada.

CQA Regional Reports … find out what guilds across Canada have been doing.

Quilt Canada 2017   CQA’s national quilt show will be held on June 14-17, 2017 in Toronto Canada.

Trend-Tex Challenge 2017   “Stitching a Canadian Memory”

Canada’s Big Quilt Bee   To celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, the Canadian Quilters’ Association is planning Canada’s biggest quilt bee, to be held June 14-17, 2017 at Quilt Canada 2017 in Toronto, Ontario.  Sewing machines, long arms, mid arms and an army of volunteers will be ready to work on quilt tops and stacks of slabs made by hundreds of Canadian quilters.  The goal is to make and donate 1,000 quilts for kids at Ronald MacDonald Houses across Canada.

show and tell

Canada's Big Quilt Bee