Lovely way to finish the week

As you know our WAQA community quilters are a great bunch of people- and I publish here with permission, a letter that was sent to Gail Bayly ( WAQA Community quilts Co-Ordinator) earlier this week.

Dear Gail,

Sincere thanks for your very generous donation to LKCCs Charity Raffle for Parkerville Child and Youth Care.
Your beautiful quilt was won by John and Dianne Gillard who have a grandchild with cystic fibrosis.Dianne intends to auction your  quilt at her annual fund raiser for Cystic Fibrosis  research. So the quilt will continue to help more kids!

 We raised $10,000 from the raffle and a  silent auction  and an additional $11,5000 at a LKCC members golf  ,bridge and lunch day in June

Considering this year’s course closure and clubhouse renovations at Lake Karrinyup I am very happy with the total funds raised for children in desperate need of help.

It wouldn’t have been possible without big hearted people like you!Please convey my thanks to all your wonderful quilters.

Warm Regards

Jeanie Whittaker

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In the Pink

Thank you for supporting Sewing Day and Sewing night, it was great to see all the pink outfits, enjoy some pink food, loving the pink decorations and having fun with the games that were organised and all for a great cause.   We also knitted or crocheted some pink squares which I believe are going to be made into a blanket and I look forward to hearing how much money was raised to help support breast cancer research- so stay tuned, as always it was inspiration + at “Show and Tell”

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Gwen & Lesley always on hand to help in any capacity!

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Sheila, with her little piece of pink!

And Show and Tell – Stunning

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As always, our photographers are very busy people, if you would like your name to be acknowledged with any of the quilts pictured, please let me know and I will update the information to reflect that the quilt is yours.  Thank you.

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Introducing Kerry Moore

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Today we are introducing you to Kerry Moore who lives in a southern suburb of Perth just 15 minutes from Perth CBD. Kerry has won a few awards at Quiltwest, in the Perth Royal Show and also the Canning Show and Merredin Show. Kerry is a WAQA Accredited Teacher, Accredited Judge and is almost an Accredited Appraiser (in training). I have been a member of WAQA for 21 years and over that time I have been a committee member for probably 15 of those years. Last year as Workshop Convenor I brought the Tentmakers of Cairo to Perth. That was one amazing experience that will take a lot to surpass.

I live on my own now and since giving up work 3 years ago I have finally found all that time to pursue the interests I have had all my life. There is nothing better than being creative. Over the years it has taken many forms and I have at some stage acknowledged that my cooking for the family was as much as I could manage in the way of being creative. Over those years I have taken pottery classes, silk ribbon embroidery classes, photography classes, painting classes in folk art and more recently traditional fine art. I have always known how to knit, having knitted my first pullover at the age of 9-10 so I knitted many garments for the children and some for myself. And at one stage I had piano lessons to try and keep up with my children who all learned piano. Now at the age of 63, I have refined my range of crafts and things I want to do and have a definite interest in nature which inspires my patchwork and quilting, my painting, photography, and my love of the garden.

  • Have you always been creative?

I don’t remember a time when I didn’t sew. First it was traced linen doilies, later it was the hems and button holes on clothes. My great aunt was my tutor and supporter. She was the one who checked the back of my embroideries to see if it looked as good as the front. Later I learnt to crochet to finish the edges of those doilies. At school I loved to draw and still have my art folios from my Junior year as well as Leaving and Matriculation. That is all the formal training I have had though, apart from casual classes taken to learn something specific. I have devoured many art books and learnt a lot about artistic principles from them and now have my own library of the most meaningful and useful books and magazines.

  • Your first foray into the quilting world was?

The late 1980’s when both my sister and I had small children and she was already quilting while I had gone with painting. She wanted me to learn to quilt. It happened that rotary cutting equipment had just come in and she expected me to rotary cut strips and piece them like a pro. 5 years later I handed her back the parcel of fabrics in the bit piece state and said “you can have them. It doesn’t make sense to me.” She spent 10 minutes putting together a block and then I saw how it worked. I finished that quilt in no time. It was a Double Irish Chain. Then I was onto another and another.

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  • Your first quilt or first piece of craft was?

Before my sister had a hand in things I had made a patchwork bag. I loved red and this is red and cream. I made 2 bags then and gave one away.

 Have you won any quilt awards? Locally, nationally, international ?

I have won 2 first prizes in Quiltwest, both in the Two person quilt category. Both these quilts were wedding gifts for my two eldest daughters and they were very happy with that. Since then I have won 2 first prizes in the Perth Royal Show, a second and a third, as well as Best Exhibit in this show. I have also won some firsts, a second, and Champion quilt two years in a row in the Canning Show. I feel it is important to support the local area shows to help them continue the tradition of producing the show as well as to keep people aware of different crafts. My second daughter still lives in Merredin having moved there with her family when my parents were still alive. When I gave the children quilts she would exhibit them in the Merredin show and I have 2 firsts from those shows.

  • In your spare time you enjoy……..?

A walk around the neighbourhood to look at nature, a visit to the hills or the ocean to collect gumnuts or shells, driving into the country at wildflower time, browsing through books and magazines on my fav crafts, drawing nature, travelling, and especially creating art with my grandchildren (which is not frequent now as they are busy with school and other activities). I have taught all my grandchildren except the youngest to sew and last week the 13 year old received a 100% mark for her sewing at school.  I couldn’t be more proud of her.

 

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One of Kerry’s watercolours, painted for the City of Melville open studio weekend, earlier this year.

  • What is the best part of teaching students that you enjoy?

That light bulb moment when they suddenly get the idea or concept. Meeting new people with similar interests. And their joy at creating something that previously had them in fear. I also love to see students selection of colours and fabrics when they come to workshops. It is quite inspiring what some of them will intuitively bring along without realising just how good it is. And, seeing the quilts that turn up to show and tell some time later that were started in the class.

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Making Dresdens Spin- one of Kerry’s recent classes.

 

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  • Favourite movie?

I don’t watch a lot of movies but the ones I remember that I most enjoyed are: The Sound of Music (who doesn’t love this one), The Man from Snowy River (my youngest daughter is still mad about horses and we watched that so many times in her childhood that for a while we memorized some parts. She also played the music to it on the piano), and Shawshank Redemption. I don’t like violence and aggression so it is hard to watch things like this but it was so very good that I have actually watched it three times.  All very different but movies but so well acted and the locations are wonderful..

  • Favourite book?

For a long time it was The Secret Garden. Now I would also list the Harry Potter series, Judy Nunn’s books on Australian history linked to contemporary times, and The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society.

  • Perth born and raised?? Or was born and raised somewhere else and came to Perth when?

I was born in Bruce Rock hospital in the central wheatbelt on a day when it was 120 degrees in the shade (according to my uncle). That is Fahrenheit of course. I grew up in the Merredin district and attended school at North Merredin primary school and then Merredin Senior High School. I came to Perth in 1972 to go to University of Western Australia and resided for those four years at St Catherine’s College which is still one of the residential colleges for the university.

I studied arts and majored in French. I became a teacher and taught French, Italian and anything else they threw at me. The funniest time was being asked to teach mathematics to year 10 students , when I had not done well in  mathematics at high school. They were pretty desperate for maths teachers then. I traded that for health.

  • A bit about your family ? are they supportive about what do you do?

I have 3 beautiful daughters, two lovely sons in law, 5 grandchildren (4 girls and a boy), some grand dogs, a grandcat and a few grandfoals (lost count of them). My 2 daughters who live in Perth are very supportive of my crafts and suffer being asked opinions as well as very kindly giving homes to numerous pieces to ease the burden in my place. They also pack them away reverently when not in use so I am very impressed with that.

I recently took part in the City of Melville Open Studio Art Trail. It was only the second time my local council had put this on and when I rang to apply the receptionist asked me what that was. I eventually received communication from the right person,so was inspected and accepted into this open studio weekend.

 For weeks beforehand, apart from completing more art, my youngest daughter instructed me in the setting up and maintaining a facebook page about the art. (Art by Kerry Moore). This daughter was away during the event but my eldest came the day before and helped set up and then came for the Sunday morning to help with the whole proceedings. I could not have managed this without either of them. So yes, they are supportive.

  • Do you have any pets?

Not at the moment. When the children were growing up we had cats, a dog (collie), several budgies, several weiros (cockatiel), and a number of chooks. My favorite cat who was personality plus died a few months before my mother died 7 years ago and I never cried so much in my whole life. So I haven’t been brave enough to go there again.

  • Favourite place to holiday?

Holiday is my favorite place to be. Last year I went to Japan in January and experienced snow for the first time, including a blizzard, as well as the Tokyo quilt festival. That is a show of perfection. I also went on the Trans Siberian Railway last October. That was an amazing journey of chequered history, distance and varied culture. I had on my bucket list to go on the longest rail journey in the world and that was it. Awesome!! I have also been to Europe twice and loved those trips too. There is so much really old history there that we can relate to and I also enjoyed practising the languages that I had learnt.

Three years ago I drove myself from west to east and south to north in Australia and saw and learnt so much about this wonderful continent of ours that I want to go another trip like it but to different areas.

 Favourite quilting/sewing tool you can’t live ?

My thimble. Because hand sewing is a natural for me I protect the top of my finger with this important piece. It is not unusual when in the middle of hand quilting or hand sewing of some sort to simply slip it off when doing other tasks and find it later in my pocket. I have several, one for each project.

  • I can’t live without:?

A walk each day. It hurts now due to arthritis but I still love it.

  • Follow patterns or like making and designing your own things?

I like to see a pattern and adjust it to suit the size I want, the shape I want, the technique I want or anything else. I rarely follow a pattern but use them as inspiration to make my own. I also prefer to see a pattern and then design the making of it myself. That way I can call it mine and don’t have to worry about copyright. A lot of the patterns I teach are in the public domain for that reason. There are others that I have learnt to make and then devised an easier or less complicated way to do them.

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This was the first star I taught and it has been published in APQ magazine many years ago

  • Your favourite part of the whole quilting process?

Designing, and then making the top. I have many unfinished tops but they are part of the journey that has got me so far. One day I will attempt to finish them but for now they have done their bit.

  • How much has quilting changed for you over the years?

Not too much has changed for me. I still use minimal equipment, still use traditional blocks to create different things, still design my own applique, still hand quilt. I do know that there are a lot of bits and pieces out there that are new and are for the purpose of trying to make things easier (or more complicated) for quilters, and I have tried some of them, but at the end of the day, there is still no real need for most of those products. I do like some of the newer fabric colours and designs, but sitting on a sizeable stash, I cannot justify buying new things at the moment.

  • Your number one tip you can pass on to another quilter is?

Have a go. There is no wrong if you like it.

  • Do you have a preference for ( applique/contemporary/scrap quilts/paperpiecing/English paper piecing/modern quilts/machine quilting/hand quilting…….. ) what do you enjoy doing the most?

My absolute fave is to needleturn applique and then hand quilt. They are a marriage made in heaven. I also like the traditional blocks in different settings, and have now made a modern quilt. I quite like the modern movement too.

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  • Do you have a “fabric/ribbon/buttons/thread stash” ?

Yes to all of those. I have a fabric stash that is based on a large selection of rose printed fabrics. I just love roses and for a while there were plenty of them around so collected them. One of my prize winning quilts is a crazy quilt. I started it quite a while ago and finished it about 14 years later. In that time I accumulated a sizeable stash of threads, lace, ribbons, buttons, notions and all sorts of things in order to embellish the crazy quilt. I have also had to ‘collect’ a number of sets of drawers to house this collection of bits and pieces. On my trip to Japan I collected some very beautiful Japanese ones too. I now have 2 finished crazy quilts and 3 more incomplete. They are all different colours and the range of embellishments is expanding to suit.

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  • Are you lucky enough to have a designated space in your home, to be able to close the door behind you and leave the mess?

I am very fortunate to still be in the family home with what was a sizeable games room. That room is now my sewing room and did double duty as gallery last weekend for the open studio weekend. I have also transformed the meals area at the end of the kitchen into my painting area so it is close to water and is also a hard floor which is much easier to clean up after my spills or spatters.

  • Do your prefer working on bigger quilts or pieces or smaller items?.

I prefer to make something that has a purpose.  This is probably why I don’t enter many challenges. I don’t know what to do with yet another small quilt. You can only cover so many dolls. I like to think that it will at least cover a lap. I do have a couple that were made as wall hangings though and they fit this space very well.

  • Do you travel all over WA to hold your classes? Or prefer to be in metro areas.

I am happy to travel anywhere to teach. I have taught in a number of country towns, Alice Springs, as well as many places in Perth. I am quite mobile in my vehicle so am happy to pack and go anywhere.

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Royal Show Round-Up

Congrats to all the entrants and also the winners.  It helps keep the IGA Perth Royal show alive, when people continue to support the Crafts area, and make people aware that cookery, cake decorating , woodwork and craft ( quilting.embroidery/papercraft/knitting & crochet, photography, painting ,lacework,are alive and well.  Well done to all.  A selection of photos, that were captured in this area.

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Theme- Bees

1st Hilary Amber

2nd Norma Nielsen

3rd Lesley Fry

Quilt-Traditional

1st Julie McAllister

2nd Emma Kirk ( not a member)

3rd Glenda Woods

Quilt – Predominately Appliqué

1st Pat Forster

2nd Jocelyn Beldi

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1st Carole Pianto
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Wall Hanging or Small Quilt

1st Tracey Bareli

2nd Hilary Arber

3rd Norma Nielsen

Patchwork/ Quilted Article

1st Ross Ellis

2nd Elizabeth Pervan

3rd Pat Forster

Modern Quilt

1st Tracey Bareli

2nd Glenda Wood

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Two – Person Quilt

1st Debra Costarella quilted by Kinnie Patterson

2nd Norma Nielsen quilted by Pam Davies

3rd Kelli Mills quilted by Judith Lubieniecki

Ross Ellis won Best Free Machine Embroidery by Western Australia Embroiderer’ sash, and first prizes for Machine Embroidered Garment (Machine Embroidered Class), and Patchwork Quilted Article, and woodwork prizes. An amazingly multi-talented WAQA member!

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Bazaar thank you from Gail

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The bazaar and associated sales in September were very successful events for Community Quilts.   $2500 was raised from the pre-bazaar lockup sale, sale of Suffolk Puff quilt, raffle of Carla’s 30th quilt and sales on sewing day and sewing night. CQ will purchase 14 rolls of wadding with this money.   I would like to publicly express my gratitude and thanks to Liz Houghton, Sandy Riley, Phyl Gulvan and Alison Scott for hours spent sorting, pricing and labelling donations; Liz, Phyl, Alison and Irene Winfield for participation in sales; Pat Manuel and Marie Miller for handling regular distribution activities on sewing day, like BOM returns, bindings, labelling and donations; Carla for her donation of blocks for the raffle quilt, Margaret Parker for piecing the quilt top, Jan Fozzard for custom quilt, and Norma Nielson for her role in singlehandedly managing ticket sales which resulted in $560 being raised; for the heavy lifting involved in transporting goods to and from the lockup thank you Gwen Parry, Lorraine Thomson and Alison Scott; and for promotion Carla and Gwen.

Carla’s 30th quilt will be presented to the winner on Sewing Day this month.

The final busy bee is on Sunday 28 October from 10 am to 3pm at Alexander Park Craft House.  Morning tea is provided.  Please bring sewing machine and notions and lunch.  Liz has the first of the completed bandana quilts for ‘show and tell’.

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Introducing Jan Rowe

Jan and her husband live in Karrinyup,  in the house they built more than 40 years ago. From the plans, the fourth bedroom was always designated as “Mum’s Room.” Over the years it has always been an area of creativity – originally used for dressmaking and school preparation.

As toddlers, the two girls sat on the floor colouring, cutting, building or threading beads and buttons. As the girls left home more room became available and “Mum’s Space” for quilting has overflowed into another bedroom. Her husband complains that it has also overflowed into the family room (hand sewing), dining room (quilting on the big table), laundry (ironing fabric), lounge room (quilting nights) and the back patio (dyeing and messy jobs).

Back in the nineties her sister had taken up quilting and she was sharing with Jan the things she had learned. On a trip around the world in 1995 they came across three quilt exhibitions and half a dozen quilt shops. Jan bought some fat quarters as a gift for her sister but she is still waiting for them. When they got home Jan thought she’d have a go at making a quilt. Her first quilt was 11 original panels of places they had visited using the fabric she’d bought for her sister – plus some extra purchases. This was the beginning of her stash and quilting passion.

Her quilting has continued to be predominately original designs inspired by their travels. Holidays abroad were restricted to school holidays, but since retirement for both of them, the favourite time to travel is autumn and spring.  A trip to Antarctica had to be in summer for obvious reasons. This destination subsequently inspired a quilt.

Having a “travel” quilt displayed on the wall is a pleasant way to remember a wonderful trip every time you walk past it. Because the quilts outnumber the hanging spaces they are on rotation.

Jan loves taking workshops because she firmly believes you can never stop learning. Her favourite tutor is Gloria Loughman. Jan has all her books and has taken classes with her in New Zealand, Melbourne and Perth.

After chocolate, Jan’s weakness is quilting books. The trouble is if she reads them at bedtime she’s kept awake half the night with ideas and inspiration coursing through her head.

In the classes Jan teaches, she likes to present a technique or process that can be adapted to the participants own interests and abilities. She’s not in favour of seeing 14 or 15 clones of her samples.

Her own quilting is evolving and that is what she likes to see in workshop participants. She thinks that each new quilt should take you out of your comfort zone a little. Try a new technique, master a more complicated quilt block or use a colour that is not one you would usually reach for. Master that and feel the satisfaction of accomplishing something you didn’t think you could.

Jan considers herself to be an eclectic quilter. She’ll use any fabric, thread, yarn, technique, quilt shape or embellishment to achieve the effect she wants. Nothing is sacred. Although her stash of resources needs to be tamed, there appears to be no evidence of that happening in the near future.

Her favourite tip is –

Do what you love and love what you do – otherwise don’t do it. Our time is precious.

Thank you Jan for sharing, lots of great advice .

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Beautiful Boddington

 

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WAQA responded to a plea from the Boddington Field Day organisers for QUILTS to fill the large hall they now use—last year the field day was washed out.  WAQA Quotation Challenge Quilts and Contemporary Quilt Group map quilts helped fill the space. WAQA members also contributed quilts via other means. (Source:-Pat Forster)

The photos show some of the challenge quilts, and Megan Byrnes; ‘Gorgeous Girl’ (car), Gail Campbell’s ‘Australian Lyrebird’ and Kim Parker’s Picture Perfect.Boddington WAQA Challenge Quilts

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Bazaar Bargains & Show & Tell

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Our September sewing day and nights, were well attended and we hope you managed to pick up a bargain or two. Lots of goodies,  from home made passionfruit curd to chutneys, fabric, sewing keepers, wool,  there was something for everyone, and I know our community quilters were delighted with the turn out.

A big thank you to all who helped out with the Bazaar and of course to all who came along.  There were also some wonderful quilts shown at Show & Tell .

Again it is not always possible for our photographers, to get the names of the people who made the quilts at Sewing day and night, but I am always more than happy to let the world know about you and your quilt, pictured below, if you want to contact me at waqablog@gmail.com or you may simply like to leave a comment.  Enjoy these beautiful creations.

 

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Mum and Daughter team, I think Mum made this quilt

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and I think her daughter made this quilt!

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This quilt was made at a Kerry Moore workshop, check out all those great points!

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Lesley showing some quilts from the Hostess group, “Afrayd Knots”

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Friendship quilt

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Quilt made from a Claire Turpin design.

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Questions with Quilters- a new series

 “Questions with a Quilter” will showcase our wonderful stable of WAQA accredited teachers over the next few months.  I hope you enjoy reading these posts.

I know from the blog comments, that many of our followers love reading about other quilters, and how they got into quilting and what inspires them.

Today we are featuring, “Phillipa Thomas”,  best known as Phil.  Phil came to Perth   seven years ago with husband, Jerry, who is a lawyer for a mining company. Following his job around the world, she has lived in Australia, Brazil, India and England and loves doing anything creative.  Phil has four adult children but as none are married yet, they are true ‘boomerang’ kids who keep coming back!

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  • Have you always been creative?

Yes, I crocheted a double bed blanket at the age of 9 and was sewing my own clothes by then too. I also made all my miniature furniture and accessories for my dolls house before that – sad

  • Your first foray into the quilting world was?

Moving to Brasilia in 1987 and I needed to join something. A beginner’s sampler quilt class fit the bill and then I was hooked. I started teaching quilting a couple of years after that.

  • Your first quilt or first piece of craft ?
  • A double bed sampler

 

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  • Have you won any quilt awards? Locally, nationally, international?

First won a prize (a first) at the national quilt championships, Sandown England in 2005 for an applique quilt.  Since then have won a number of QuiltWest awards and was accepted into Stitched and bound last year. I’ve also had quilts displayed at the AQC in Melbourne

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  • In your spare time you enjoy………?

Walking, reading, painting and drawing and of course quilting.  I love traditional hand work but lately I’ve been doing a lot of pictorial quilts – portraits and landscapes

  • What is the best part of teaching students that you enjoy?

I love seeing the student’s excitement when they realise they CAN make a quilt, and I love seeing the finished results.  Teaching is also a great way to make friends and I’m still in touch with students who now live all over the world – in Holland, France, Canada, USA, India, Brazil and the UK. Thank goodness for the internet!

 

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  • Favourite movie?

Any classic adaptation (I love Jane Austen) or Science fiction!

  • Favourite book?

“Pride and prejudice”

  • Where where you were born and raised?

Born and raised in Yorkshire England. Left the UK in 1983 then returned there in 2001 before coming to Perth in 2011

  • A bit about your family? are they supportive about what do you do?

They are very supportive and usually appreciate what I do. They don’t complain too much about my quilts hanging on the walls even though husband sometimes asks ‘is that new’ when it’s something I’ve been making for years or been on the wall for ages.!

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  • Do you have any pets?

Nope.

  • Favourite place to holiday?

Anywhere with mountains, lakes and coastline – In the past, the lake district in the UK and the French alps for skiing but recently New Zealand, which I absolutely love

  • Favourite quilting/sewing tool you can’t live without?

 Computer, rotary cutter AND FUSIBLE WEB which I couldn’t live without

  •  I can’t live without……….

Chocolate and my ipad 

  • Follow patterns or like making and designing your own things?

Hardly ever follow a pattern. I prefer to do my own designing or adapt from other things. Google is my best friend

  • Your favourite part of the whole quilting process? 

With traditional work – hand quilting is the best bit of making a quilt. With contemporary work it is the designing and playing with fabric

  •  Your number one tip you can pass on to another quilter is?

Take time to follow the basic rules at each stage of the quilt making process. Rushing and skipping out on the basics (trimming as you go, marking and cutting accurately etc.)  creates more work in the end

  • Do you have a “fabric/ribbon/buttons/thread stash”?

I’m quite good at not buying massive amounts of yardage but I’m a sucker for fat 1/4s! and threads in rainbow colours!

  • Are you lucky enough to have a designated space in your home, to be able to close the door behind you and leave the mess?

I am obsessively tidy in my work room and might need some therapy at some stage 

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Having been lucky enough to visit Phil at her home, I can vouch that her area really looks as tidy as this photo depicts!!

  • Do your prefer working on bigger quilts or pieces or smaller items?.

Smaller art quilts are my thing now. I swore that my queen size ‘Dear jane’ quilt would be my last bed quilt…

 

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  • Do you travel all over WA to hold your classes? Or prefer to be in metro areas.

So far, whilst in Australia, I’ve only taught in Perth but I’m teaching two classes at the Albany Summer school in January. I also teach beginners twice a month at the Alexander Park Craft house.

  • Anything weird or wonderful, that has happened in one of your classes?

Whilst in New Delhi, India, a new student turned up to my group who I’d taught 5 years previously in Brazil! Neither of us had kept in touch, so it was a complete surprise for both of us… Its small world!

Phil also hosts our beginner group at The Alexander Park Craft House in Menora, Perth on the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month.  She is also an avid Contemporary quilt member and writes blog posts for this group at www.contemporarywa.wordpress.com.

You can also read more about Phil and what she gets up to on her blog: http://pippaquilt.blogspot.com/

Thank you so much Phil, for sharing your story/photos with us.

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Bazaar Bargains

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September is bazaar month at WAQA. 

It’s a time when members bring out their treasures and craft to share and sell.  For Community Quilts it signals the main fundraiser of the year.  Donated fabrics not suited to quilt making ($5 a kg) and other items are sold off to raise funds to buy wadding.  Wadding is the program’s main expense.

Also for sale are surplus patchwork fabrics for $10 a kg.  One kilogram is about 6-7 metres of fabric depending on fabric quality.  Look forward to catching up with members next Tuesday day and Wednesday evening.

Please bring along your money, as it is cash sales only! 

 A big shout out to all members and people in our community,  who have been generous in donating items to WAQA for our Bazaar sale.

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