Queensland Quarantine Quilt

Take part in the ABC Radio Brisbane’s ‘Queensland Quarantine Quilt’ project.

Make a piece to depict a snapshot of your time in quarantine. What made you happy? What gave you joy? Use your brightest, boldest fibre, yarn, and thread, dig through your stash and find some treasure!

The theme is Quarantine Time Capsule.


  • Feature joyful and cheerful motifs that represent your time in quarantine.
  • Finished size 15 cm x 15 cm square (max 2 cm thick) with finished edges.
  • In your favourite natural fibres.
  • Feature your favourite techniques, eg. knitting, crochet, patchwork, felting, embroidery, applique, weaving, dyeing, spinning, lacemaking.
  • Make it multicoloured – in BRIGHT BOLD HAPPY colours.
  • Use your favourite TEXTURES and DETAILS – go WILD! Use embellishment, colour, detail, multi-media textile! Show off your many skills. 

Please send your completed piece with submission form to:

ABC Radio Brisbane, Queensland Quarantine Quilt, GPO 9994, Brisbane 4001.

Entries MUST be received by 5 pm Friday 5 June 2020.

QSWFA will assemble the wall hanging quilt, attaching each square to a suitably firm, secure backing with quilt-hanging equipment.

Stay tuned to ABC Radio Brisbane Breakfast with Craig and Loretta on 612AM for progress updates and check out our socials:

Thank you so much!!!