Category Archives: Community Quilts

Thank you from Shalom House

This week the men from Shalom House, one of the regular recipients of WAQA Community Quilts, called to collect 20 quilts for delivery to residents there. The residential manager sent this thank you: “Thanks very much Gail that would be … Continue reading

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Random acts of kindness

Gail Bayly, our wonderful WAQA community quilt Co-Ordinator shared this beautiful story with me yesterday. ” I spent this morning at Handiquilter Club Day at Handcrafters House.  A lady there, with whom I was not familiar, approached me to say … Continue reading

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Double Dose

I have been receiving lots of photos and information from the lovely WAQA members in Perth so without further ado, it is time for another blog post. I apologise in advance for not always having the names of people who … Continue reading

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Small group quilters lend a hand.

Lots of WAQA members belong to smaller groups who stitch at each other’s homes or venues all over Western Australia. One of our small group members is Pippa,  and her group work mostly in the American Civil war quilt patterns … Continue reading

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Community Quilts- BOM

If you were fortunate enough to attend WAQA January sewing day and night, you may have seen a beautiful array of blocks and quilts. Block of the Month first began in 2013.  Each month a block is demonstrated at Sewing … Continue reading

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Placemats bring some Christmas cheer!

Gail Bayly, our Community quilts Co-Ordinator,  along with other members of WAQA had a very busy year, making and giving generously, to those less fortunate in our community. Each year WAQA members sew Christmas placemats.  These placemats are distributed to … Continue reading

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Motor Neuron Disease Raffle

The winner of the Motor Neuron Disease raffle was announced last week. “Our first prize quilt raffle winner came in today.  She was thrilled to receive the much loved quilt that our fabulous volunteer Margaret started over 20 years ago, … Continue reading

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