Monthly Archives: March 2016

Bunbury Challenge 2016

Saturday 16 April 2016 – Sunday 22 May 2016 10:00am – 04:00pm The Bunbury International Quilt Challenge is an annual competition, established in 1997 by the Bunbury Patchwork and Quilting Group, which invites Australian and international quilters to produce a piece of … Continue reading

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March Sewing Day

More from this month’s Sewing Day. Another of our historic quilts came out of storage to be loved and admired for a day… …and another bumper crop of Community quilts were on show ready to be sent to their new … Continue reading

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Quilting Bee – February

Here are some photos from Feb 28th Community Quilts Bee at APCH – 33 ladies there beavering away… A fun day was had by all, and lots of quilts sandwiched, bindings made, backings selected and sewn to the right size … Continue reading

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March CQG

This month Denise Mallon gave the Contemporary Quilt Group members an ice dyeing demonstration. The results she had from her trial session at home were stunning… Show and tell as usual gave us the opportunity to learn more techniques from … Continue reading

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Smiles from the Fiona Stanley Hospital

Some photos from the new (absolutely wonderful) State Rehab unit at the new Fiona Stanley Hospital – two of patients receiving their quilts in 2015 (and I met the man when I was visiting there on 1st Feb – he … Continue reading

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Back to the Seventies Theme

Who says we still haven’t got what it takes? Look at those knock out knees for example! This was a selection of outlandish outfits that turned up at sewing day yesterday. I wonder what sewing night will bring?

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QuiltWest Entrants

Please note that the banking details for QuiltWest were incorrectly stated in the last QNews. The BSB number is 306 044 NOT 306 066.

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Charity Auction Tonight

Hi, everyone, I have donated a hand-made quilt to the Purple Hearts team to raise money for the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research and their fight against cancer, especially women’s cancer. The Purple Hearts Ball and the live auction … Continue reading

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WAQA Retreat 2016 – Shoalwater

Thursday 4 August – Sunday 7 August 2016 Cost $350.00 for 3 nights Thursday – Sunday This price for WAQA Members only. Cost $240.00 for 2 nights Friday – Sunday This price for WAQA Members only. Deposit $150.00 or pay … Continue reading

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Over Here Exhibition

over here invite Over Here: an integrated response to place Imagine sustaining a meaningful conversation between yourself, Jackson Pollock and your mother. This is the first statement of the brief put to five artists from Albany, WA: Kate Campbell- Pope, … Continue reading

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