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WA Inspired Art Quilters

The National Trust launched the Australian Heritage Festival; this year’s theme being “Having a Voice” to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1967 referendum which  gave Aboriginal people a voice in the affairs of our nation. Noongar woman Fanny Balbuk … Continue reading

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AQC 17 Melbourne

Last week the annual Australasian Quilt Convention was held in Melbourne. If you have never been to the event, think about booking for next year…it’s well worth it! http://aqc.com.au

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The Tentmakers of Cairo

Atef The Tentmakers of Cairo are coming to Perth as guests of the West Australian Quilters Association. Who are they? – In a nutshell, men who are also master appliqué artists. They are Egyptians who are attempting to maintain their … Continue reading

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Tentmakers visit to Perth in July

To whet your appetite here is some information on the Tentmakers of Cairo who are visiting Perth in July… more info to follow. The Tentmakers of Chareh El Khiamiah– The Film There is a narrow covered alley at the edge … Continue reading

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Center Park Review

The 2017 ‘QUILTING AS AN ARTFORM’ exhibition was very successful. The aim was to target the wider community rather than traditional quilters, to showcase quilts as an art form. It was scheduled to coincide with International Quilting Day and WAQA’s … Continue reading

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Accessory Workshop

A great day was had by all at the accessory workshop yesterday. Three teachers, Leonie, Jenni and Phil, each taught how to make a different ‘must have’ sewing item … a sewing roll to keep your applique/pieced blocks in order, … Continue reading

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Shop Hop Raffle Winners

Congratulations to All Shop Hop Raffle Winners 15-17 points Karen Wasley – 1st prize – Brother Scan & Cut CM 990 donated by Brother Australia (rrp $699) – Isobel Pearson  – 2nd prize – Diamond Quilt donated by WAQA (measuring … Continue reading

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