Canadian Quilter Magazine

Canadian Quilter celebrates the rich talent of Canada’s creative quilting culture. We feature all genres and their makers, while fostering the passions and preserving the traditions of our vibrant quilt-making community. Printed copies of Canadian Quilter are available to non-members at a cost of $12.99 each.

Canadian Quilter Spring 2022

In the mail October 1, 2022! Featuring all of the award-winning quilts from the National Juried Show, including details on the making of Colette Dumont’s quilt, Set Fire to the Sky, which won Best of Show. Feature stories include the first of three in a series about sustainable quilting by Bridget O’Flaherty; a new Hug Block pattern by Quilts of Valour Canada designer Paul Leger; the heartwarming story of Bessie and Annie, and an award-winning quilt; an Artist Profile by Lise Belanger; two articles about horse-themed quilts; advice from a seamstress and fashion designer regarding pressing; and more!

Cover Quilt: Set Fire to the Sky by Colette Dumont, winner of the Best of Show award at the National Juried Show 2022

Meet Canadian quilters up close. Learn new techniques and follow emerging trends. Enjoy regular features such as patterns, quilting tips, quilt challenges, and product and book reviews. We are keen to support the next generation of quilters too, so projects, tips and challenges designed specifically for young and new makers are included as well.

CQA/ACC members receive three printed issues a year, and starting October 1, the 2021 issues are also available online. New issues are available in February, May, and October and range in size from 84 to 100 pages. Quilt Canada, CQA/ACC’s annual National Juried Show and conference, is profiled in the Autumn issue which showcases inspiring and award-winning artisans.

Please note: The Summer 2021 print issue is SOLD OUT. Members can access the digital issue in Members Studio.


Submit Your Quilt Story

Have a story about interesting makers or groups who shape the culture of Canada’s quilting community? We invite authors and designers to submit articles of interest and stories that centre on the five Qs: quilts, quilting, quilters, quilt guilds and quilt events. Information and stories about fibre artists and fibre art are also welcome. To submit material for upcoming issues — both articles and patterns — contact our Editor.

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Reach quilters and quilt lovers across Canada and around the world. The CQA/ACC supports all quilting genres and their makers — traditional, modern, contemporary and art — from novice to professional.