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Do yourself a favour…….

As our iconic Australian, Molly Meldrum would say…. do yourself a favour and go and check  out the wonderful Stitched & Bound exhibition held at the Zig Zag gallery in Kalamunda. Pat Forster was there today and had these words … Continue reading

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Stitched & Bound at Zigzag Gallery

    This wonderful exhibition opens on October 11th and runs until October 27th. Don’t miss seeing this exhibition and whilst you are in the area you may like to visit some of our sponsor shops who are located in … Continue reading

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Introducing Alex

My name is Alex Witteveen and I have been quilting since 2007 when my husband and I lived for a year in the US.  I had the privilege to learn the craft in Fredrick, Maryland in a small quilt shop … Continue reading

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Royal Show Wrap Up

Thank you to Norma for words and pictures, and who has worked tirelessly as our Royal Show representative. Congrats to all the winners and to everyone who entered and kept this part of the Royal Show alive for many years … Continue reading

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Free motion frenzy

What a fantastic weekend was had by all of us  who attended the Angela Walters workshop. A big very thank you to WAQA, Michelle at Handcrafters House and our very own workshop co-ordinator, Cherie Mincherton for making this event all … Continue reading

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AGM & Angela Walters = Awesome

What a fantastic turn out on Wednesday night for our AGM.  Nearly all positions have been filled, with the exception of a few and I am sure our President Leone will keep us all updated.  So it’s a big thanks … Continue reading

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Stitched & Bound Exhibition-Kalamunda

Stitched and bound 2019 is a juried exhibition of innovative contemporary art quilts and is open to textile artists residing in Western Australian. It will be the twelfth; self-funded, juried exhibition curated by Western Australian Quilters Association and will be … Continue reading

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Patchwork Premier

Now you may not be big on politics or politicians, but I always think it is great when the Premier of WA is visiting a local tennis centre, close to where our Beginner group meet and sews, and decides to … Continue reading

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Mt.Magnet & Murchison Magnificence

Quilts made for the Mount Magnet Astro Rocks Fest next weekend (Sep 20-22) are ready to go. Some depict or reference landscapes that are linked to Aboriginal night-sky narratives. Others depict or reference rocky landscapes in the Murchison that hold … Continue reading

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Sensory Quilts required

Words by Gwen Parry.  If you can assist in any way please contact Gwen, as per details below.  Or catch up with Gwen at sewing day/night in September, October or November if you have a quilt to donate or require … Continue reading

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