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Curiosity – Our 2018 Challenge theme

At November sewing day and evening, the 2018 Challenge quilts were revealed for the first time. The theme was “Curiosity/A Curiosity” and there were many varied interpretations and styles on show among 24 quilts. Each member present had the opportunity … Continue reading

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Introducing Pat Forster

I have had the privilege recently of meeting Pat, a very interesting person with quilts to match! Pat is the new co-editor of Quilters Quarterly , she lives in Perth and is passionate about quilting. Have you always been creative? … Continue reading

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Lovely way to finish the week

As you know our WAQA community quilters are a great bunch of people- and I publish here with permission, a letter that was sent to Gail Bayly ( WAQA Community quilts Co-Ordinator) earlier this week. Dear Gail, Sincere thanks for … Continue reading

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In the Pink

Thank you for supporting Sewing Day and Sewing night, it was great to see all the pink outfits, enjoy some pink food, loving the pink decorations and having fun with the games that were organised and all for a great … Continue reading

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Introducing Kerry Moore

  Today we are introducing you to Kerry Moore who lives in a southern suburb of Perth just 15 minutes from Perth CBD. Kerry has won a few awards at Quiltwest, in the Perth Royal Show and also the Canning … Continue reading

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Bazaar thank you from Gail

COMMUNITY QUILTS with Gail The bazaar and associated sales in September were very successful events for Community Quilts.   $2500 was raised from the pre-bazaar lockup sale, sale of Suffolk Puff quilt, raffle of Carla’s 30th quilt and sales on sewing … Continue reading

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Introducing Jan Rowe

Jan and her husband live in Karrinyup,  in the house they built more than 40 years ago. From the plans, the fourth bedroom was always designated as “Mum’s Room.” Over the years it has always been an area of creativity … Continue reading

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Beautiful Boddington

  WAQA responded to a plea from the Boddington Field Day organisers for QUILTS to fill the large hall they now use—last year the field day was washed out.  WAQA Quotation Challenge Quilts and Contemporary Quilt Group map quilts helped … Continue reading

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Questions with Quilters- a new series

 “Questions with a Quilter” will showcase our wonderful stable of WAQA accredited teachers over the next few months.  I hope you enjoy reading these posts. I know from the blog comments, that many of our followers love reading about other … Continue reading

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Bazaar Bargains

September is bazaar month at WAQA.  It’s a time when members bring out their treasures and craft to share and sell.  For Community Quilts it signals the main fundraiser of the year.  Donated fabrics not suited to quilt making ($5 … Continue reading

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