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

Summer 2023

Lots of great ideas for repurposing clothing and other textiles to make quilts and quilted projects. A micro mini quilt pattern from Lesley Chaisson of @BerryBirdy that you can make in just a few hours. The launch of a new column called Ask a Longarmer. Another installment of Sustainable Quilting by Bridget O’Flaherty. Visit with Shirley Clarke, a 93-year-old hand quilters. Making 3D quilted art structures with The Fabrictors. Local events in Halifax during Quilt Canada 2023. And so much more.

Cover Quilt: Sea You in Nova Scotia by Dawn Piasta, this year’s CQA/ACC Quilt Along design, which is available to everyone for a limited time.

Print issues available here soon! 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.