Category Archives: Covid 19 Virus

Raffle Winners… drum roll please

It was a small but happy group that gathered at “From the First stitch to the Last” in Wangara,  on a very cold and wet Sunday, for the drawing of the Quiltwest Raffle. The QuiltWest Raffle proceeds go to Breast … Continue reading

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Covid Quiltwest – Retail Therapy

  Cath Clarke from BizzyBee Patchwork will be at our October Covid exhibition for your retail therapy pleasure.  I asked Cath for a few words about what BizzyBee Patchwork have been up to in 2020. As I move forward I … Continue reading

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Covid Quilt West Exhibition – October

WAQA will be running an exhibition in October, please click on the link to find out more about it and how you can enter- COVID QuiltWest Handbook (amended) The link is also located on our website – click on Exhibitions … 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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My kind of quilting!

Unfortunately, I could not attend this workshop, but gee it sounds right up my alley.  I am definitely not a maths geek, and you didn’t need to be for this workshop, hosted by Phil Thomas. “Eighteen lovely ladies spent the … Continue reading

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Not an idle hand in sight.

It is great that during the time of shut down so many quilters, gathered up their supplies and made quilts for those in need. These quilts were made in isolation  by the “Great Expectations” group.  Made for teenagers, these quilts … Continue reading

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Have you got your ticket yet?

Even though we were unable to hold our Quiltwest exhibition in May, tickets are still available to buy.  Be in it to win it.  For your chance to win some gorgeous quilts or a sewing machine you can purchase single … Continue reading

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Quilters- nothing can stop them!

Earlier this year we decided to have a friendship block challenge. We each put together a bag containing our choice of fabrics and then began swapping the bags around the group. At the end of the year everyone gets their … Continue reading

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Beautiful work on a Saturday morning

Leoné our WAQA President has just put the final stitch into her Green Tea and Sweet Beans quilt, all hand sewn!  Well done Leoné , it looks fantastic.  Pattern designer is Jen Kingwell.   Meg Hutchinson our Shop Hop Co-Coordinator, … Continue reading

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Introducing Carla aka “Granny Maud’s girl”

How are you all going?  How has the Covid 19 virus affected you?  I was stood down from my job at the end of March and the first thought I had was,  ”  Wow, some time at home,  I can … Continue reading

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