Category Archives: Groups

Beginners Group Email Address – Correction

The email address for the Beginners Group was in error when recently posted. The contact for the Beginners group is

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Beginner’s Group Quilts

I joined the WAQA beginners’ group last year and just love the group, everyone has been so friendly and helpful as I work on improving my quilting skills. I have been impressed by the work produced by some very new … Continue reading

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At last week’s sewing day and night Rosalie Sutton gave a superb pop up demonstration for members. She demonstrated simple and effective ways of finishing the edges of quilts, that she uses when teaching her junior quiltmakers at the Young … Continue reading

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Save the date! All members are invited to the Mock Judging When – 28th March 2021 – 9.30am – 3.00pm Where – Alexander Park Craft House  Clyde Rd, Menora, Western Australia Why you may ask.? Participating in a Mock Judging … Continue reading

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Happening in January

JANUARY SEWING DAY and NIGHT  Sewing Day – Tuesday 19th January – Hostess Group – Precious Moments Sewing Night – Wednesday 20 January – Hostess Group – Three Blind Mice. The two shops are Bizzy Bee Patchwork and Ocean Keys … Continue reading

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Cockman House Challenge 2021

2021 marks the inaugural Indian Ocean Craft Triennial – festival of contemporary craft. WAQA members have been invited to exhibit quilts at Wanneroo Gallery and Museum as part of the festival. The theme in 2021 is ‘Curiosity and Ritual of … Continue reading

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Rajah Quilt Revisited

It was a wonderful turn out at the Stirling Adriatic Centre for the WAQA AGM on Wednesday evening. Aside from the changes to the Committee for 2021, we were treated to a wonderful presentation from Kerry Moore about the origins … Continue reading

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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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