Monthly Archives: April 2016

April Sewing Day

Lots of activity at our sewing meetings lately – the pop-up sessions are increasingly popular (go to the pop up page for instruction sheets), shops of the month are doing product demos, community quilts continues to collect quilts to distribute, … Continue reading

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Julie Haddrick Trunk Show

Don’t forget that Julie Haddrick will be the guest speaker at the next WAQA general meeting on Wednesday 4th May. She will be bringing some of her amazing quilts to show. Don’t miss it!

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Bunbury Challenge

Congratulations to the winners! Quilt Gallery 1st Prize Quilt #41 Helen Reynolds Northampton, WA “There’s a Fairy in My Garden” 2nd Prize Quilt #39 Helen Wheeler Busselton, WA “Underwater Garden” 3rd Prize Quilt #13 Peg Pennell Ashland, Nebraska, USA “Rabbitat” … Continue reading

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Best of Australia

Winner of the Best of Australia 2016 was Canzone Rosso by Pamela Brockwell, 2015 Members’ Exhibition, Canberra Quilters Inc  

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More WA quilts at AQC

‘High Rise Apartment with Garden View’ by Jan Rowe was much admired by the many visitors to the AQC’s Best of Australia exhibit. This quilt won Best of Show at QuiltWest 2015 Quilts by three WA quilters won a place … Continue reading

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Best of the Best AQC 2016

AQC – Five quilts were on display representing WA as part of the Best of the Best exhibit. Congratulations to the quiltmakers: Julie McAllister, Tracy Bareli, Joan Tuffin, Phil Thomas, Lana Lefroy and Jan Fisher

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Australasian Quilt Convention 2016

Yet another fantastic AQC has been and gone, and our weary WA quilters have returned to have a good rest. It was an action packed four days for all concerned, whether attending classes, lectures and social events as a delegate, … Continue reading

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Can You Help?

Suzann Bailey is looking for any items of patchwork clothing(especially vintage) for an article she is preparing.  If you have something which could be of interest, please contact Suzann at

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Island Quilts – Tasmanian Quilt Expo

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Is Your Inspiration a Little Rusty?

Feeling devoid of inspiration for Stitched and Bound? What about rusting some fabric and see where this takes you. I decided to experiment with this technique. The photo below shows my results from following instructions found on the internet after … Continue reading

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