Monthly Archives: April 2014

Perth Hills Bushfire Quilts

Jenny Anning and Joy Gregson came down from the hills to the April Sewing Day to collect 20 quilts donated by Community Quilts to the recent bushfire appeal. The Parkerville ladies have made 80 quilts with WAQA donating a further … Continue reading

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April Sewing Day and Night

Hostesses for Sewing Day -‘Material Women’ and Sewing Night -‘The Three T’s’

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Salvage/Selvedge

May 17th – June 1st  ‘Salvage/Selvedge – A Visual Extravaganza of Quilts’ at the Moores Gallery, Fremantle – over 80 incredible hand made quilts by a dedicated group of Perth women, supporting the School of St Yared in Ethiopia. EVERY … Continue reading

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August Workshop

     

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1857 Dempster Quilt on show

As part of the Western Australian Heritage Festival, the magnificent 1857 Dempster Quilt will be on display at the York Residency Museum during April and May, 2014. It is on display as part of an exciting new exhibition. The museum … Continue reading

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Australasian Quilt Convention 2014

For those who were not lucky enough to attend the AQC last week here are a few photos to show you what you missed! The magnificent Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne is the perfect venue for the exhibition. One of … Continue reading

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‘Australia’s Biggest Quilting Bee’ Event

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AQC 2014

Who is going to Melbourne tomorrow for the 10th Australasian Quilt Convention? Hope to see some of you there, flying the flag for WA Quilters! http://www.aqc.com.au/Melbourne/

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Sandy Patchers Fundraiser

WAQA group ‘Sandy Patchers’ held a fund raising event last week to raise money for the ‘Stitches of Hope’ Charity. Kay Eva gave a heart rending presentation of the work they do in Cambodia, helping women and their families to … Continue reading

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Bunbury Bus Trip 2014

Well, apart from a longer than expected journey down, pouring rain all day, a leaky bus (Yes, Gail is wearing a raincoat inside the bus) and getting lost in Bunbury, a happy band of WAQA travellers made it back to … Continue reading

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