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 2023

Spring 2023 –

Canadian quilters represent every type of quilting, and the spring issue features articles from across the spectrum. Enjoy stories from Sue Sherman, Tracey Lawko, Laura Gates, Dawn Piasta, the Textile Artists Collective of Nova Scotia, and life coach Dara Tomasson. Bridget O’Flaherty brings us the second installment in the Sustainable Quilting series. The featured pattern, Pear Season, is from Riley Blake designer Jennifer Long. Learn about the quilting careers of Renske Helmuth and Janet Crone. Get a glimpse of The Best of Quilting in Canada exhibit at the New England Quilt Museum. Meet the teachers at Quilt Canada 2023! And so much more.

Cover Quilt: Dear Humans… by Sue Sherman, winner of the Viewers’ Choice award at the National Juried Show 2022 in Vancouver, BC.

Available approximately mid-May. Members can read the digital version now in the Member Studio.

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.