Category Archives: Contemporary Quilt Group

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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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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Pink Owls

Like most quilters, from time to time I am on either end of the give-and-receive fabric pass-on phenomenon.   This time I received:  a set of triangles planned to create bunting. An informed guess, since three flags were already sewn, … 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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Camargue

I am sharing a blog post today from Meg at “Our House Quilts” with her permission.  Enjoy the story. I completed this quilt top several years ago, but somehow did not get around to quilting it. The top is from … Continue reading

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Postcards from the Edge

Sharing this post from our wonderful Contemporary group quilters, who meet once a month. Helen O’ Hara led a very creative activity this month on making fabric postcards – and who doesn’t enjoy glueing bits of fabric to a background? … Continue reading

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Queens of Screen Printing

Thanks to Christine Wheeler for initiating us into the wonderful world of screen printing.   Christine was our guest at our July  Contemporary group meeting and we learnt the basic techniques and lots of tips on how to make our own … Continue reading

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Solder on

The Contemporary quilt group ladies have been having so much fun with lots of experimenting and sharing their quilt art  journals with each other.  We also enjoyed our “Show and Tell” where we displayed our pieces from last months Dyeing … Continue reading

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A very contemporary Christmas

The Contemporary group held their annual  Christmas lunch on Friday and as usual we had a full day… Show and tell included lots of different techniques that we shared with each other, with plenty of ideas for work over the holidays. … Continue reading

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