A message today from our new WAQA President who says,
“What an amazing weekend. Beautiful quilts, fabulous fare, our amazing retail sponsors and so many happy members.
This event was supported by an army of volunteers. Thank you to all!
Gwen Parry & Beverley McDonnell made everyone feel very welcome and kept a close eye on the hand sanitiser!!
Lesley Clugston ( WAQA President) pictured with Sharon, our new WAQA Treasurer.
Enjoy the photos!!
“Cottage Garden” by Helen O’Hara.
“Maling Road” by Lauren Pinkster. Di Ford Hall mystery medallion 2014. Pattern from Quiltmania magazine over several issues.
The very talented, Helen Sugar Duff pictured here with her quilt, ‘Beachcombing”. Helen tells me she made this quilt during a summer school in Albany in a class that was run by Phil Thomas.
“Cranes for Chris”- Helen Sugar Duff
“Barking mad”. by Helen Sugar Duff. Inspired by our many beautiful trees.
“True vision by Jocelyne Leath
“Hugs for Martin” by Judith Whitaker. Made for her brother’s 50th birthday using her collection of Civil War fabrics. Copyright “From quilts of love & valour” by Becky A Wright.
“Carol’s postponement trip” by Melodie Symes & quilted by Carol Brady. Copyright- Wendy Williams.
“Red shadow box” by Jay Gill & quilted by Carol Brady.
“Lockdown Quilt” by Carol Brady.
“It takes a village”. by Debra Costarella. Deb started this quilt at a retreat in Narrogin in 2019.
“Featherweight” by Debra Costarella. Copyright Laura Heine Design.
“Be like a tree” by Tracy Bareli.
“My sister’s family tree” by Jan Fisher. Please note that is just s small portion shown here of a beautiful quilt.
“Coastline” by Denise Mallon. We visted the Horizontal falls, the journey back to Broome on a light aircraft hugged the coastline and gave us a birds eye view. ( This is a close up of the detail)
“Beautiful invader” by Meg Cowey. Declared a pest in the south west of WA, the Calla lily is a threat to local flora and fauna as it spreads through many waterways, choking other plants.
“The Gap” by Meg Cowey.
“Blue Wren” by Pamela Mees. Quilt was painted and quilted by Pam, according to class instructions given by Helen Godden online. Copyright acknowledgement- Helen Godden.
“WA Honey Possum” by Lana Lefroy
“Memories of Mundabullangana” by Lana Lefroy
Quilt by Phil Thomas.
The lovely ladies from Loose Stitches in Quairiding.
The always smiling, Michelle from Handcrafters House
Cathy from Bizzy Bee was kept very busy!!
It was lovely to meet Liz Dawes from Woven Stories .
Carolina from Sew Mondo.
Susan York from My Fabricology
Thank you Bernina, for being a part of our special day.
Faye from Ocean Keys Sewing Centre
Our two raffles were well supported. The quilts had been donated to Community Quilts. Lancashire Heritage Quilt, made by WAQA Life member Sheila Pye, machine pieced, hand applique, hand embroidery and machine quilted.
It was won by a WAQA member Chris Walsh.
Sunday’s raffle was a Liberty pieced quilt made by a long time member, Val York. The design, Magic Eye by Emma Mary Designs was machine pieced, hand and machine quilted. The winner was Susan York from My Fabricology.