Northampton & Dongara

The Northampton ‘Airing of the Quilts’ and Dongara ‘Hanging of the Quilts’ were attended by a group of nine WAQA members who travelled in three cars and stayed at the Dongara Tourist Park.
photo-4The first photo shows a large Community Quilt. Individual, 13″ squares made by Northampton community members, aged 3 years to 96 years old, were sewn together to make the communities ‘Biggest Quilt’. After the event it will be cut into single-bed sized quilts for needy local people.

photo-5On our way back from Northampton to Dongara we stopped to admire the ‘HMAS Sydney’ Memorial in Geraldton

This Year, for the first time, the Dongara ‘Hanging of the Quilts’ was held in the Irwin Recreation Centre

It was a wonderful weekend of ‘Eye Candy’.

Lesley Fry

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