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Cockman House – you are invited

Take this opportunity to visit the historic Cockman House and gather inspiration for the 2021 WAQA Quilt Challenge. Bring your camera, sketchbook and picnic and enjoy the morning in the picturesque house and gardens. Please note no refreshments are available … Continue reading

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Cockman House Challenge 2021

2021 marks the inaugural Indian Ocean Craft Triennial – festival of contemporary craft. WAQA members have been invited to exhibit quilts at Wanneroo Gallery and Museum as part of the festival. The theme in 2021 is ‘Curiosity and Ritual of … Continue reading

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Better Late than never

On October 3rd , it was with pleasure that Leone Formatin presented Lana Lefroy with a certificate for most popular 2019 WAQA Challenge Quilt, ‘Kingfisher and Fish’ (Aboriginal names Jurtirirri an Yurda). Lana lives near Sandstone but was in Perth to … Continue reading

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Quilters- nothing can stop them!

Earlier this year we decided to have a friendship block challenge. We each put together a bag containing our choice of fabrics and then began swapping the bags around the group. At the end of the year everyone gets their … Continue reading

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Introducing Susan Sheath

Today we are introducing Susan Sheath.  Susan was born in England and pursued an international career with Shell as a commercial engineer.  This bought her to Australia 25 years ago, where she married an Australian and never left.  As part … Continue reading

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Phil’s Picture Challenge

Phil Thomas has twelve students working at their own pace, who took her up on her idea of having a challenge to work on during quarantine lock down.   You can read about it here:- https://waquilters.com/2020/03/31/up-for-the-challenge/ All of the students … Continue reading

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Up for the challenge?

Please contact Phil on her email below, if you have any questions and if you are interested in participating, sounds like fun!! During these strange times of quilting quarantine we are all trying to keep ourselves occupied. Luckily we quilters … Continue reading

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Challenge 2020 – Water

Vital for life, we drink it, swim in it, sail on it, stand under it, take shelter from it, pray for it, or pray for it to stop. How very timely, that this year’s challenge is all about water. Please … 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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Challenge Quilt wrap up

At November sewing day and evening, the 2018 Challenge quilts were revealed for the first time. The theme was “Curiosity/A Curiosity” and there were many varied interpretations and styles on show among 24 quilts. Each member present had the opportunity … Continue reading

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