Category Archives: Contemporary Quilt Group

Introducing Helen Dalgleish

I have been fortunate enough to see many different quilts and styles of quilts, since I moved to Perth. It has also been a joy to meet the makers.  I have seen a few of Helen’s quilts in the last … Continue reading

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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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Introducing Lesley Warren

Lesley has a cheery disposition and every time I see her at meetings or events, she is always  busy lending a helping hand.  It is wonderful to have people like Lesley within our Association for whom no job is too … Continue reading

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Magic Carpet Link – Virtual quilt show

Hope you are enjoying our beautiful WA Saturday. Go forth and be inspired.   During the Covid lockdown WAQA members Julie McAllister, Susan Sheath and Phil thomas were invited to join a group of quilters from Australia, UK and France … Continue reading

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Come along- Magic Carpet Ride

We have three WAQA members involved in this exhibition.  Make sure you go and check it out.  Updates and links will follow.  

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Spring into Parks banner

Thank you very much to all who have sent in 8” mini-quilts for the banner. There are many stunning contributions. If you are still holding quilts, please give them to Liz Humphreys at July Sewing Day or July CQG, or … Continue reading

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Introducing Helen O’Hara

I moved to Australia (Sydney) over 10 years ago from the UK. Circumstances dictated we move to Perth about 4 years ago. I didn’t want to come because “there’s nothing there”! Little did I know that Perth has an amazing … Continue reading

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July Workshop – No Maths Sampler

With APCH re opening on the 1st July we can now hold workshops again. Our first one will be Sunday the 19th July with Philippa Thomas. The class will run from 9.30am to 4pm at a cost of $55.00 for … 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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Introducing Elizabeth Humphreys

I have met Liz a few times, either at the WAQA contemporary group or at Quiltwest and have seen some of her work, I thought she would be a great person to contact to share her story with other readers, … Continue reading

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