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Are you Shop Hopping in 2020???

We are excited to present the 4th Annual WAQA ShopHop What a better way to support the quilting industry in Western Australia than to visit all the unique and different 2020 participating quilt shops. Join our Day Bus Trip on … Continue reading

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Pink Owls

Like most quilters, from time to time I am on either end of the give-and-receive fabric pass-on phenomenon.   This time I received:  a set of triangles planned to create bunting. An informed guess, since three flags were already sewn, … Continue reading

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Block of the month

At sewing night , Pauline did a presentation of Community quilts block of the month. The blocks are due back on February Sewing Day and Night. The Blocks will be sewn together at the Community Quilts Busy Bee Day which will … Continue reading

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Quilting Skills Day

Community Quilts quilting skills day with Jan Fossard…. quilter extraordinaire! Jan will offer simple ideas to lift your quilting to the next level! Her tips for success will include: All over quilting – use your shapes. Choose your texture – what … Continue reading

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Shop Hop 2020

Shop Hop 2020 Launch will be happening at Sewing Day, January 21st  & Sewing Night, January 15th Meg Hutchinson, our wonderful Shop Hop Co-Ordinator will be on hand to give you all the details. Purchase your Shop Hop passport in … Continue reading

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How can I help?

  As you know, many parts of our wonderful country have been totally destroyed by bush fires.  Aside from donating cash to the relevant groups, and there are many to choose from, you may also like to do something else. … Continue reading

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Contemporary Challenge

Today I am sharing some words and pictures provided by Helen O’Hara of our WAQA Contemporary quilt group.  Thanks Helen. It was great fun participating in this challenge and I enjoyed being taken out of my comfort zone.  All participants … Continue reading

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Placemats bring Christmas cheer!

Marianne Hamley  sent these  photos as she delivered our WAQA placemats yesterday to some very happy recipients. She delivered 53 to Gordon Lodge and 102 to Alice Rose King Centre at RAFA in Bullcreek and another 36 to the Lefroy … Continue reading

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Stitched & Bound -end of exhibition

The Zig Zag exhibition is over! The Lake Grace exhibition is over! The windup for the stitched and bound 2019 committee is over! But everyone can enjoy the slide show with the works and artist statements at   The … Continue reading

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Loving Lake Grace

Phil Thomas recently ran her  ” Photo to fabric work shop , as part of the Stitched & Bound country exhibit at the artspace in Lake Grace. The weekend was enjoyed by all attendees and Phil even had the opportunity … Continue reading

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