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 magazine summer 2024

Summer 2024

Explore the meditative qualities of improv quilting with Emile Trahan. Make a quilted pouch designed by @uhohcreations, and a rockin’ rainbow quilt by @jackiewhitequilts. Try making a smile quilt with Marianne Parsons, and experiment with fabric dyeing in the sun using natural dyes with Linda MacKay. Learn more about the issue of intimate partner violence through the quilts of Sandra Small Proudfoot, who processed her own experience through quilt making. Find out from Joanna Dermenjian how Canadian quilters helped American designers create art quilts…before art quilts were a thing! Get inspired by quilt display ideas from our readers. Send Bridget O’Flaherty your ideas for places near you to donate unused fabric. See all the great door prizes for Quilt Canada 2024 in Edmonton. Learn more about longarm quilting, Electric Quilt, and threads for slow- and hand-stitching.

Cover Quilt: Live Stream, made by Emilie Trahan of Joliette, QC.


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.