Category Archives: Contemporary Quilt Group

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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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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