Category Archives: Exhibitions

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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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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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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Introducing Robin Gartner

My name is Robin Gartner. I live in Rockingham where my husband and I retired in 2003 after busy lives teaching and raising three daughters in Wauchope in NSW. Although born in Sydney, I spent my childhood in Fiji. I … 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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Introducing Lana Lefroy

Today I am sharing Lana’s story with you.  Lana is a nurse and lives on Yuinmery Station, which is in the Midwest area of Western Australia, the station is 150km east of Mt Magnet and the first lease was taken … Continue reading

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Quiltwest -Update

Dear Members, Many of you have been creating and quilting during this period of isolation and what a fabulous way to share all your beautiful works than by displaying them. We are delighted to inform you that we are re-opening the … Continue reading

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Expanse Quilts

  Our Expanse quilts were deinstalled from City of Perth Library , just as the library was closing indefinitely because of the virus. The quilt set was scheduled to be exhibited in Katanning Regional Gallery  during May/June, but that has … Continue reading

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