Southern Cross Quilters is an online quilt group for Australians and New Zealanders and expats of those countries.
Currently hosted at YahooGroups, SCQuilters has existed since 1994 and has about 2200 members.

To join the group, go to and read the instructions. Don't forget to tell us your affiliation with Australia or New Zealand and provide us with your location and postcode.

SCQuilters spin-off groups

Many other online groups have formed from Southern Cross Quilters' members. Not all are now closely affiliated with SCQuilters, as groups have developed and changed over the years.


NSW SCQuilters

A group if SCQuilters living in souther Sydney and the Illawarra, meeting monthly.

A group meeting monthly on the northern side of Sydney

SCQuilty Tarts
Melbourne night ladies quilting group

Carrum Downs Quilters
A group that meets monthly in Victoria

Geelong SCQuilters
Scquilters living in the Geelong area, Victoria

Queensland Quilters
An online group for SCQuilters in QLD.

Get togethers in Queensland

Canberra SCQuilters

A group of Canberra SCQuilters aiming to finish a UFO a year.

An email group for members living in Tasmania

For Teachers, Students or Shop-keepers

Mystery Quilt

ATC swaps

Yarra Valley SCQuilters


Green Tea and Sweet Bean BOM
This is a group of SCQuilters who want to join other who are embarking on the journey to create the Quilt - Green Tea and Sweet Beans BOM by Jen Kingwell (pattern available for purchase at no sharing of the pattern is allowed.

Patchworkers discussing The Bill and similar TV shows

Chains of Hearts
Crazy Patchwork and Embellishers Chat and swap group

Commercial Quilters

Dear Jane

For Hand Applique Lovers

Hexagon Quilts

Quilting Down Under

Quilt with Christ

Sew Art
Caters for people who sew clothing and other non-quilty things.

General Swap group SCQIS (was originally the Initial Swap group)