Category Archives: Exhibitions

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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Quiltwest Postponed

The WAQA Quiltwest committee, have announced that Quiltwest 2020 is now postponed, due to the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Please note if you are thinking of entering then please do!!  QuiltWest Entries are still “OPEN” and we will continue to accept … Continue reading

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I Spy a WA Quilter

It is always a thrill when I look through quilting blogs, Facebook, instagram and quilting magazines and see lots of gorgeous quilts.  I am even more excited when I see it is the work of a Western Australian quilter.  Well … Continue reading

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‘Expanse’ quilts on show now

Our ‘Expanse’ quilts are looking great in the City of Perth Library–till the end of March.  You can catch a glimpse at the back right of the photo. The larger than life slide-show which features photos of the ‘Expanse’ landscapes … Continue reading

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Quiltwest 2020

Greetings members, This month we cover the last of the categories for the exhibition. Deciding on the correct category in which to enter your quilts can be confusing sometimes. Some quilts could fit into more than one category. We hope that … 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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