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Congrats Pat!

Pat Forster was very surprised when her ‘Colour, Shape and Movement’ scrap quilt was selected for the Colour Challenge of the International Festival of Quilts Chicago which opened yesterday, and then included in a two year travelling exhibition including Houston. … Continue reading

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Stitched & Bound – Important

Stitched & Bound Criteria A reminder that stitched and bound, WA’s own special quilt exhibition for unusual and original quilts, is happening again this year at the ZigZag Gallery Kalamunda, 11 -27 October. We invite everyone to enter and to visit.             … Continue reading

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Shop Hop 2019-all the info!

We are excited to present the 3rd Annual WAQA ShopHop 7 -13 March 2019 Country Week and 14 – 17 March Metropolitan Perth What a better way to support the quilting industry in Western Australia than to visit all the unique … Continue reading

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Contemporary Group WAQA

With permission from Phil Thomas and the contemporary group ladies, I am sharing their latest blog post.  A new year and new beginnings;  if you have thought about joining WAQA and attending one of our groups- perhaps this is the … Continue reading

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Sewing Night

It is always a pleasure to be in the vicinity of Perth and be able to attend Sewing night at the Stirling Adriatic Centre.  I never cease to be amazed by what is on offer.  I witnessed lots of people … Continue reading

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Temperature’s Rising

Carla Smales is on a mission in 2019, and shares the start of her journey here. Thanks Carla for your article and we are looking forward to your updates. Are you a starter or a finisher or both? Have you … Continue reading

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Sale Sale Sale!!

All monies raised go towards purchasing batting for our community quilters who work tirelessly all year to provide those in need with a quilt that they can call their own. Fat Quarters $2.00 each Patchwork fabric $10.00 kilo Assorted fabrics … Continue reading

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Christmas placemats bring pleasure

Once again our community quilters in the lead up to Christmas, were very busy.  A huge selection of beautiful Christmas placemats were made with love and donated. The Christmas placemats this year were delivered to Meals on wheels and Mercy … Continue reading

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Introducing the effervescent Carla!

Today we are introducing you to the WAQA outgoing President and incoming Country Liaison Carla Smales. You can find Carla at many WAQA sewing day and nights, she is instrumental in adding her artistic flair to many of the meetings, … Continue reading

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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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