Category Archives: Sewing Day & Nights

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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Sewing day & night & Christmas in July

We were very privileged to have Kate Ferguson speak with us at the last WAQA sewing day.  Kate as a curator of WAQA, had lots of interesting information to impart, as our history goes back now 42 years.   Kate provided … Continue reading

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Show and tell

Beautiful quilts on display again and enjoyed by all.  I do rely heavily on other WAQA members, sending me photos, so you can imagine sometimes in the flurry of the evening/day  it is hard for people to “take a photo”, … Continue reading

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One mans trash is another quilting woman’s treasure

Toni L found this quilt unfinished in a op shop. She added some of her own fabrics from her stash to the quilt in order that it get finished: in the end she made it double sided. Carol Brady did … Continue reading

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Every quilt tells a story

At WAQA we not only love to see the quilts at show and tell, but we also love to hear the stories behind them.  What techniques were used? How you chose the colors? was the quilt made for someone special … Continue reading

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2017… for some a wonderful challenge!

One of the privileges of WAQA membership is free entry into the annual Challenge. At the beginning of each new year, the Challenge Theme for the year is announced.  The deadline to complete your quilt is the end of October … Continue reading

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Brace your elves… part 2

More elves having fun at WAQA.  Enjoy these photos.  

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Brace your elves!! .. Part 1

We all enjoyed a very happy Christmas Party at the SAC Club last night. Mother Christmas and her elves organized games and competitions. The bunting competition was won by the Wanneroo Quilters. Thank you to those that entered it was … Continue reading

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English Paper Piecing

In the quilting world, English Paper Piecing is currently undergoing a real resurgence in popularity;  it is portable, is very useful for all that scraps that you have ( not that we quilters have many of those !) and there … Continue reading

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Stop the presses…… exciting news!

Tonight at sewing night we had a bit of fun and decided to raffle the President and  Vice President badges.  Luckily for Lesley and I,   and all  WAQA members, the two ladies who won have decided they would like to keep the badges … Continue reading

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