AGM 2016 with Wendy Williams

As entertaining as President Gwen and VP Lesley were last night, the highlight of the evening was our guest speaker, Wendy Williams. Bringing many of her colourful and well loved quilts to show, Wendy explained her inspiration and design processes. With a background in fashion Wendy had stitching skills before turning to quilting, but it was a supply mishap that gave her a bundle of wool felt instead of the woven wool fabric she had ordered (yes there is a difference!). The rest is history and now she is best known for her amazing felt applique quilts.

Getting up close to see the beautiful stitchery was a must for WAQA members after the talk…






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