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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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I am sharing a blog post today from Meg at “Our House Quilts” with her permission.  Enjoy the story. I completed this quilt top several years ago, but somehow did not get around to quilting it. The top is from … Continue reading

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Australian Quilts in Public Places

Australian Quilts in Public Places (AQIPP) juried exhibition opened on November 14 in Melbourne and runs until December 21. The theme for the exhibition is Metamorphosis. Pat Forster’s quilt ‘Re-Cognise’ is on display. One might ask, ‘How on earth could … Continue reading

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Vale Peggy Buckingham

It is with sadness that we share the news that the ‘Mother’ of Fibres West, Peggy Buckingham, passed away last week. Peggy Buckingham was the driving force behind the organisation we now know as Fibres West Inc. Since the mid … Continue reading

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Pathfinders Exhibition, Katanning

EPathfinders, a WAQA sewing group, was set up for the purpose of making and exhibiting quilts inspired by the Drunkards Path block (quarter of a circle inside a square). The group comprises Sue Rule, Robyn Clout, Lesley Clugston, Sharon Brown, … Continue reading

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WAQA Community Quilters Team Up

The Community Quilters have teamed up with Sensed to make busy/sensory blankets for use in Armadale Hospital. These blankets are given to people living with dementia who are in hospital, as they have been shown to be an invaluable item … Continue reading

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Members Retreat 2020

A WAQA Members’ retreat has been organised.  You can escape and spend three enjoyable days with friends.  You only need to stop for a meal break or to walk along the beach.  The venue is fully catered and the price … Continue reading

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Could you be a Quilt Appraiser?

The wonderful Robynne Vallence has been in this voluntary position for the past 8 years and as much as she loves it, she would dearly like to hand over the reigns to someone else. Could you be that person? Please … Continue reading

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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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