The CQA/ACC mission is to promote and celebrate quilting and Canadian quilters by preserving the traditions of those who have come before us while looking to new and creative ways to enhance quilting for the present and future.
The creativity of quilting in Canada continues to evolve as new techniques combine with the traditional. CQA/ACC is dedicated to preserving the traditions of quilting, supporting current trends in quilt making and providing a forum for Canadian quilters of all ages and levels to share and learn about the Canadian quilting scene.
Our Aims and Objectives
- To promote a greater understanding, appreciation and knowledge of the art, techniques, and heritage of patchwork, appliqué and quilting.
- To promote the highest standards of workmanship and design in both traditional and innovative work.
- To foster cooperation and sharing between quilt-makers across the country.
The name of the Corporation shall be the CANADIAN QUILTERS’ ASSOCIATION/ASSOCIATION CANADIENNE DE LA COURTEPOINTE. The purpose of the Corporation is to promote excellence in quilt making and to foster a climate of sharing among Canadian quilt makers and enthusiasts.