Category Archives: judging

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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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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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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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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Wow Wow Wow- Part 1

Off I went to the Convention centre on Friday and all I can say is WOW!  Quiltwest committee you have done a fantastic job along with your volunteers in putting this show together.  I loved each and every quilt that … Continue reading

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Who is Caitlin Stewart?

Cailtin, was the winner of the WAQA FibreWest scholarship, and we share a little bit about her here, thank you Caitlin. Growing up around quilts and quilters, I couldn’t help but be drawn to fabric and thread. I entered WAQA’s … Continue reading

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Royal Show Round-Up

Congrats to all the entrants and also the winners.  It helps keep the IGA Perth Royal show alive, when people continue to support the Crafts area, and make people aware that cookery, cake decorating , woodwork and craft ( quilting.embroidery/papercraft/knitting … Continue reading

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It’s all happening at WAQA!

August has been a busy month, members of WAQA manned the stand at the Craft fair at Claremont show grounds, we hosted Lindsey Rae from Sew to grow who did a trunk show at WAQA  and also hosted a weekend … Continue reading

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Mock Judging in Esperance

Recently two WAQA judges, Cathie Gamble and Margaret Smith, were invited to give a mock judging session in Esperance. Sound like both judges and quilters had a succesful and interesting day… “We gave a brief over view of the Judging … Continue reading

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