Members News

Challenge 2018

Following her winning the 2017 Challenge, Gill Cannon has selected the theme for the 2018 Challenge; it is ‘Borderline’. If you wish to enter, please complete the attached form, making note of the last date for entry and submit it to the Secretary, Judi Kirk. Your entry can be any size and can be three dimensional or wearable art, the only proviso being that it must be made of three layers held together with stitch.

PDF of Oast Challenge 2018

Challenge Form 2018

Click on the above link to access the entry form and complete.


Members can find a wealth of Oast members’ news and photos on our ‘closed’ Facebook page that is for Oast members. On this page, we have news on forthcoming events and the photos. Furthermore, members post interesting projects, places to visit, and occasionally – there will be a lively debate.


Oast Quilters’ News:

Festival of Quilts 2018 Exhibits from Oast Members



Oast Quilters were very proud to have raised a significant sum at the 2016 Oast Showcase which allowed us to present cheques to three local Charities.  Headway, a charity that supports those with an aquired head injury, CLAPA (Hair Lip and Cleft Palate Assocation) and EKUBS, a breast screening support charity.  Presentations were made at Oast Open Meeting  on 24th September, 2016



Liz Coleman presenting the Charity cheque for

£2000 to CLAPA representatives.


Liz Coleman presenting the Charity Cheque

for £2000 to the EKUBS representative









Liz Coleman presenting the Charity Cheque

for £2000 to the Headway Representative.



Oast Showcase 3 – 5 June 2016


Winner of Visitors Choice

The winner of both the Best Quilt in the Show and the Quilted Item that Most People Wanted to Take Home, is Elizabeth Melville, with her beautiful quilt. ‘Blues’ which includes blocks with a wide variety of interpretation on the theme, ‘blue’.  A very worthy winner.

Elizabeth Melvilee

Elizabeth Melville standing beside her winning quilt. Elizabeth is a member of Canterbury Quilters.

Winners of the Visitors’ Choice

Best in show:

First                             No. 66              Elizabeth Melville:        ‘Blues’

Joint Second               No. 3                Beverley Brawn:          ‘Flower Garden’

Joint Second               No. 11              Chaucer Quilters:       ‘Magnum Opus’

Third                            No. 19              Rosemary Marozzi:    ‘The Flowers Appear on the Earth


The Quilt I would most like to go home with:

First                             No. 66              Elizabeth Melville:        ‘Blues’

Second                        No. 72              Tracy Aplin:                 ‘Are We There Yet?’

Third                            No. 74              Ann Wood:                  ’40 for 40 (Enigma for Emma)


Here are some photographs of the Oast 2016 Showcase held today 3rd June and visited by the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress of Canterbury. An absolutely super day and a stunning array of quilts and other items.


……………..more to follow


There were a large number of entries in this year`s Challenge.  From 24 entries the results of the members vote was :


First prize – Lyn Browne


Second Prize – Maggie Breakspear



Third prize – Sylvie Plested

Skip to toolbar