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Quiltwest -Update

Dear Members, Many of you have been creating and quilting during this period of isolation and what a fabulous way to share all your beautiful works than by displaying them. We are delighted to inform you that we are re-opening the … Continue reading

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Business as usual

  Most of our sponsors are still open for business, with precautions all in place,   you may not be able to visit, however why not follow them on Facebook or check out their websites? They have some wonderful ideas and … Continue reading

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Quiltwest Postponed

The WAQA Quiltwest committee, have announced that Quiltwest 2020 is now postponed, due to the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Please note if you are thinking of entering then please do!!  QuiltWest Entries are still “OPEN” and we will continue to accept … Continue reading

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Quiltwest 2020

Greetings members, This month we cover the last of the categories for the exhibition. Deciding on the correct category in which to enter your quilts can be confusing sometimes. Some quilts could fit into more than one category. We hope that … 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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Introducing Alex

My name is Alex Witteveen and I have been quilting since 2007 when my husband and I lived for a year in the US.  I had the privilege to learn the craft in Fredrick, Maryland in a small quilt shop … Continue reading

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AGM & Angela Walters = Awesome

What a fantastic turn out on Wednesday night for our AGM.  Nearly all positions have been filled, with the exception of a few and I am sure our President Leone will keep us all updated.  So it’s a big thanks … Continue reading

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Wow Wow Wow- Part 1

Off I went to the Convention centre on Friday and all I can say is WOW!  Quiltwest committee you have done a fantastic job along with your volunteers in putting this show together.  I loved each and every quilt that … Continue reading

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Stop the presses…… exciting news!

Tonight at sewing night we had a bit of fun and decided to raffle the President and  Vice President badges.  Luckily for Lesley and I,   and all  WAQA members, the two ladies who won have decided they would like to keep the badges … Continue reading

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A big thank you!

The spring weather was prefect for a thank you afternoon tea for the WAQA  2017 Management and General committees  . Gwen and Lesley wanted to treat the hardworking committee for a job very well done. Unfortunately due to sickness and travel … Continue reading

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