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Postcards from the Edge

Sharing this post from our wonderful Contemporary group quilters, who meet once a month. Helen O’ Hara led a very creative activity this month on making fabric postcards – and who doesn’t enjoy glueing bits of fabric to a background? … Continue reading

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Annual Bazaar

  With another year passing and many creative brains in the Association’s membership – there is always going to be the odd piece of fabric or a notion that has crept into your stash. Are any of those items taking … Continue reading

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Community Quilters are all heart

The West Australian Quilters’ Association Inc. have very kindly donated 15 beautiful quilts for our Palliative Care Unit. They will look lovely on the patient beds and help make the rooms welcoming. They have also donated an exquisite pale green quilt … Continue reading

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We love our newbies at Beginners

The WAQA Beginner group has grown since QuitWest with five newbies at the last meeting. Great to see them all produce their first strip by the end of the lesson. Good to have a new teaching aide, Susan Sheath to … Continue reading

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Inspiring Friday

Some of CQG members showed their work that was exhibited in the latest QuiltWest. Pat Forster, Meg Cowey, Helen O’Hara, Sharon Brown, Ross Ellis and Jan Rowe gave us some insights into the work behind their art pieces I am … Continue reading

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Stitched & Bound 2019- now is the time!

June 30th is the entry deadline. We invite you to accept the opportunity to enter stitched and bound 2019 for innovative contemporary quilts. stitched and bound 2019 is a juried exhibition of innovative contemporary art quilts and is open to … Continue reading

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Dainty Doilies & delicious morning tea

Black Boy Hill Quilters held there annual Cancer Big morning tea on Friday. We welcomed 3 new members who were introduced to us through the Open Night. To add a little something to the morning tea we asked our members … Continue reading

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The show must go on!!

Once the doors of the convention centre were closed to the public, it was the turn of our amazing helpers and QuiltWest committee to start the hard work of getting the Exhibition down in time for members to pick up … Continue reading

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Quiltwest – Final

The last of my photos and comments from this years Quiltwest. Enjoy! It is also wonderful to see up close many of the winning quilts from this year’s Australian Quilt convention held in Melbourne.  I also really enjoyed looking at … Continue reading

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Quiltwest Part 2

I hope you have all been having a look on WAQA facebook page, two albums have been created of the quilts that either won or were highly commended in their categories, at Quiltwest 2019 As stated before in my last … Continue reading

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