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Vale Peggy Buckingham

It is with sadness that we share the news that the ‘Mother’ of Fibres West, Peggy Buckingham, passed away last week. Peggy Buckingham was the driving force behind the organisation we now know as Fibres West Inc. Since the mid … Continue reading

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Pathfinders Exhibition, Katanning

EPathfinders, a WAQA sewing group, was set up for the purpose of making and exhibiting quilts inspired by the Drunkards Path block (quarter of a circle inside a square). The group comprises Sue Rule, Robyn Clout, Lesley Clugston, Sharon Brown, … Continue reading

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WAQA Community Quilters Team Up

The Community Quilters have teamed up with Sensed to make busy/sensory blankets for use in Armadale Hospital. These blankets are given to people living with dementia who are in hospital, as they have been shown to be an invaluable item … Continue reading

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Members Retreat 2020

A WAQA Members’ retreat has been organised.  You can escape and spend three enjoyable days with friends.  You only need to stop for a meal break or to walk along the beach.  The venue is fully catered and the price … Continue reading

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Stitched & Bound at Zigzag Gallery

    This wonderful exhibition opens on October 11th and runs until October 27th. Don’t miss seeing this exhibition and whilst you are in the area you may like to visit some of our sponsor shops who are located in … Continue reading

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Mt.Magnet & Murchison Magnificence

Quilts made for the Mount Magnet Astro Rocks Fest next weekend (Sep 20-22) are ready to go. Some depict or reference landscapes that are linked to Aboriginal night-sky narratives. Others depict or reference rocky landscapes in the Murchison that hold … Continue reading

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Annual Bazaar

  With another year passing and many creative brains in the Association’s membership – there is always going to be the odd piece of fabric or a notion that has crept into your stash. Are any of those items taking … Continue reading

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Community Quilters are all heart

The West Australian Quilters’ Association Inc. have very kindly donated 15 beautiful quilts for our Palliative Care Unit. They will look lovely on the patient beds and help make the rooms welcoming. They have also donated an exquisite pale green quilt … Continue reading

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Inspiring Friday

Some of CQG members showed their work that was exhibited in the latest QuiltWest. Pat Forster, Meg Cowey, Helen O’Hara, Sharon Brown, Ross Ellis and Jan Rowe gave us some insights into the work behind their art pieces I am … Continue reading

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Quiltwest – Final

The last of my photos and comments from this years Quiltwest. Enjoy! It is also wonderful to see up close many of the winning quilts from this year’s Australian Quilt convention held in Melbourne.  I also really enjoyed looking at … Continue reading

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