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 2024

Spring 2024

Read about the teachers and lecturers at Quilt Canada 2024, and the designer of this year’s Mystery Quilt Along, Kathryn Tucker. Great tips for better quilt photography from Shelly Moore. What is publishing a quilt book like? Quilters from BC celebrate the natural world of the Salish Sea. Make a tote bag for Edmonton! Clear your stash, clear your mind with Bridget O’Flaherty, the Sustainable Quilter. Learn about Edmonton landmarks in Susan Lett’s Through the River Valley quilt series. Take a Walk in the Woods with Mad About Patchwork’s first outdoor quilt adventure. Eighty years later, 64 wartime quilts come home to Canada. Find out all the quilt shops that are members of CQA/ACC. Plus the regulars: Ask a Longarmer, Electric Quilt, and Thread Talks!

Cover Quilt: Amelda’s Prayer, made by Andrea Tsang-Jackson, based on a drawing by David Woods, and part of The Secret Codes: African Nova Scotian Quilts exhibit currently at the Textile Museum of Canada.

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.