Monthly Archives: April 2018

Meet Silke Steuxner

  Today I am introducing Silke Steuxner, who is a passionate quilter and also a winner of numerous awards.  Silke resides south of Perth, and is kept busy with her business,  Silke Touch quilting, where she makes and sells quilts … Continue reading

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Thank you from Shalom House

This week the men from Shalom House, one of the regular recipients of WAQA Community Quilts, called to collect 20 quilts for delivery to residents there. The residential manager sent this thank you: “Thanks very much Gail that would be … Continue reading

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Random acts of kindness

Gail Bayly, our wonderful WAQA community quilt Co-Ordinator shared this beautiful story with me yesterday. ” I spent this morning at Handiquilter Club Day at Handcrafters House.  A lady there, with whom I was not familiar, approached me to say … Continue reading

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Solder on

The Contemporary quilt group ladies have been having so much fun with lots of experimenting and sharing their quilt art  journals with each other.  We also enjoyed our “Show and Tell” where we displayed our pieces from last months Dyeing … Continue reading

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To be sure… it was a grand day

WAQA Day Retreat had 44 ladies attend on the 17th March 2018. A great day of chatting sewing and laughter was had by all. We celebrated St Patrick’s day with lots of green and many Irish sayings and tales. A … Continue reading

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Borders & Bridges

The 2018 Australian Quilters Challenge was Borders and Bridges.  Entries were to be based on a traditional or contemporary design that reflects and interprets the theme ‘Borders & Bridges’. Pictured below are some of the quilts that were made for the challenge.  … Continue reading

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Mixed Media workshop

Meg ran the mixed media workshop on Saturday, which was enjoyed by all attendees.  Meg loves to share her knowledge and passion for all things painting and textiles.  Thank you Meg. One of our WAQA contemporary group quilters, Helen also … Continue reading

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