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All Day Quilting at the No Sleep Retreat

What a way to spend a Saturday. There were smiles everywhere at the No Sleep Retreat last Saturday. 21 quilters got together at a lovely venue in South Perth to spend all day quilting (or working at other crafts). There … Continue reading

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Quilts Distributed to Families affected by Wooloroo Fire

On Saturday morning the quilts collected as part of the Wooloroo Fire Relief Quilt Drive were put on public display. Quite a few people ventured to Gidgegannup to view the wonderful quilts, although not all were able to be shown, … Continue reading

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Quilting While Wearing Masks

The requirement to wear masks indoors did not stop all quilters from attending their group meetings this week. The numbers at the Beginners Group were slightly down this week, but that gave more time for individual attention from Phil, which … Continue reading

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WAQA’s Biggest Morning Tea/Evening Supper in June

The Great Expectations group are running this fundraiser Biggest Morning Tea at Sewing Day on 15 June Biggest Evening Supper at Sewing Night 16 June in support of BreastCare WA. Everyone can take part in the morning tea or evening … Continue reading

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QuiltWest New Dates July 14th – 18th

Please read the following notice to find out how it will affect you QuiltWest has been postponed to July 14th – 18th following the recent lockdown in WA. Purple Tickets sold for the 2021 May Exhibition will be honoured. Expertise Events … Continue reading

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General Meeting 2 June – Anniversary Quilts

General Meeting 2 June 2021, 7pmStirling Adriatic Centre78 Jones Street, Stirling WAQA has 3 General Meetings a year.  The format is a short update from the Management Committee followed by a quilt related presentation. Our second General Meeting for 2021 will … Continue reading

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QuiltWest 2021 postponed until July 14 – 18

For those that did not receive the QNews earlier today, please read the following: At 1pm today President Lesley was asked by Expertise Events to announce the postponement of the Craft and Quilt Fair due to COVID restrictions.  At this … Continue reading

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April – Sewing Day and Sewing Night

Sewing Day and Sewing Night held earlier in the week were both great events with lots of things to do in addition to catching up with friends. So special to have this quilt on display. The ladies at the Community … Continue reading

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April Pop Ups

At our April meetings we were treated to two popups. First Thea Williams and Annette Simper gave a library pop up, focussing on the many Japanese books available in our library. Annette came with plenty of samples she has made … Continue reading

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Quilting in a Straight Line

Really, how hard can it be to quilt in a straight line? Well some of you may recall when you first started quilting, that it was quite hard. If you use grey thread on black fabric and stitch in the … Continue reading

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