Category Archives: Groups

Dyeing for Shibori

Twelve ladies had a day to dye for when they attended the microwave dyeing workshop with Phil Thomas. It was organised chaos at times, but they all went home with buckets full of interesting shibori style fabric.

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Fabric Sale

Lots of brand new and beautiful fabrics for sale at great prices. Sunday 25th October 11.00 am until 2.00pm Alexander Park Craft House, Clyde Road, Menora. Western Australia. For further info have a chat to the ladies at Sewing Day … 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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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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Covid Safe App

Hello everyone and congrats to all in Western Australia as we all seem to be flattening the Covid 19 Curve. In a few weeks time, it is possible that we will have a little bit more freedom in regards to … 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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Community Quilts Busy Bee

Community Quilts had the first busy bee for 2020 and what a day ! 28 ladies came along to donate their time and expertise to make quilts for the cause! We had a wonderful day, got so much done, getting … Continue reading

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