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Mapping our story

At QuiltWest the contemporary quilt group again put on a superb display of member’s work. Much admired were the 39 ‘map challenge’ quilts which seemed to strike a chord with so many visitors. We had over 400 votes! 1st was … Continue reading

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All over for another year… and a very long post!

Lots of people make Quiltwest possible, including a fantastic committee and lots of volunteers, here are a few photos from the set up and a selection of quilts that were in the exhibtion,  I am also sharing a wrap up … Continue reading

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Quiltwest may be over… however, there are still lots of things happening!

Firstly, thank you to all of the Quiltwest Committee and the very many WAQA volunteers who made Quiltwest 2018, such an amazing success.  Over the next few weeks, we will be looking at quilts and talking to the quilters who … Continue reading

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Watch this space!

Hello everyone, keep your eyes on this space, I am off to Quiltwest and the Craft fair today and plan to speak to a lots of quilters, take some photographs and be inspired by all that will surround me.  I’ll … Continue reading

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Mixed Media workshop

Meg ran the mixed media workshop on Saturday, which was enjoyed by all attendees.  Meg loves to share her knowledge and passion for all things painting and textiles.  Thank you Meg. One of our WAQA contemporary group quilters, Helen also … Continue reading

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Challenge quilts visit Kalgoorlie

In February, the WAQA Challenge quilts Inspired by a Quotation and the Contemporary Quilt Group (CQG) Self-Portrait quilts were displayed in Kalgoorlie at the primary school. In addition, the CQG challenge was displayed at the William Grunt Memorial Library. Margie … Continue reading

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Quilt inspiration – look no further!

  I feel so inspired by the quilt photos that come my way, via our members who attend sewing days and sewing nights.  Hope you have some time this weekend to enjoy some stitching time and maybe have a play … Continue reading

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Are you utilising the WAQA library and your local library collection?

If you are a WAQA member, and live either in the metropolitan area or in regional Western Australia did you know that you can borrow books from the extensive collection that is held by the quilting association. With over 2000 … Continue reading

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A friendly reminder and keep up to date via social media!!

Now that Christmas is done and dusted it is time to think about what exciting things will be happening at WAQA this year.To keep updated you can follow this blog, find us on Instagram and facebook and remember to check … Continue reading

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Placemats bring some Christmas cheer!

Gail Bayly, our Community quilts Co-Ordinator,  along with other members of WAQA had a very busy year, making and giving generously, to those less fortunate in our community. Each year WAQA members sew Christmas placemats.  These placemats are distributed to … Continue reading

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