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Beautiful Boddington

It was a beautiful day for a drive, so off I headed with the man of the house to Boddington, about an hour east of Pinjarra, Western Australia. I had an ulterior motive of course as their annual event, ‘Field … Continue reading

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Machine & Sandwiching Night

Machining and Sandwiching Night   Wednesday 5th August 2020 Stirling Adriatic Centre 78 Jones Street, Stirling, Western Australia.   7pm to 9:45pm $5 Entry Do you have space for sandwiching or batting a quilt?  We have!  Maybe even like-minded people … Continue reading

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Quilt West raffle books

QUILTWEST RAFFLE BOOKS  Please be advised that the Raffle draw has been postponed to Sunday 9th August 2020. Kindly return Raffle buts and moneys at your earliest convenience to:- Maria Ikier, 15 Woolmers Loop, Landsdale 6065 or contact Marie here mariaikier@hotmail.com or … Continue reading

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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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