Category Archives: Groups

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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Thanks from Community Quilters

Congratulations Sue Bathols ! She won the Community quilt raffle held on February sewing  day & Sewing night! She loves it. Community Quilts would like to thank everyone for their support on the day ! Believe it or not , … Continue reading

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Upskilling Fun

Our Quilts skills day was a huge success with everyone attending having lots of fun , we learnt a lot, tried new things, gained some confidence in “having a go”, laughed a lot and chatted more.   Big thanks to Cathy, … Continue reading

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Young Sew ‘N’ Sews Summer retreat

Rosalie and Sandy are a very formidable team,  and enjoy teaching youngsters all aspects of  sewing and quilting. Every Thursday in January they held sessions in the function room at the Ceresa River Apartments in Rivervale. These sessions were thoroughly … Continue reading

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