Category Archives: WAQA Quilters

July Sewing Day and Sewing Night

This month’s Sewing meetings were very popular with lots of members braving the weather to attend. There was a lot going on even without a shop in attendance. A major attraction was the display of some fabulous quilts from the … Continue reading

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Quilt Displays at WAQA Meetings

WAQA is required to hold a number of General Meetings in order to provide an update to members on the status of the Association and allow for questions by the members on the workings of the Association. At the general … Continue reading

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BYO Machine Night – Additional Information

Just to let you know the first rule of BYO Machine Night is that you do NOT have to bring a Machine. If you like doing handwork, whether it is applique, piecing, quilting or sewing, you are very welcome to … Continue reading

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BYO Machine Night – 4 August

Join fellow members for 3 hours of uninterrupted machining or hand sewing!  4 August, 6:30pm to 9:30pmStirling Adriatic Centre78 Jones Street, Stirling $6 entry Power cords, irons and ironing boards will be provided. Because of the timing, you are welcome … Continue reading

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Special General Meeting Wednesday 7 July at 7pm

Special General Meeting 7 July 2021, 7pmStirling Adriatic Centre78 Jones Street, Stirling With the recent government announcement, the eased transitional restrictions from 12:01am Tuesday 6 July allow WAQA to proceed with the Special General Meeting as planned with Use of the … Continue reading

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Soup for the Quilters at Judging Weekend

Whilst having a bowl of soup for lunch today, I realised that this time last week I was heading to SAC to help out with setting up for the QuiltWest Judging Weekend. It was an incredibly busy weekend, with members … Continue reading

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QuiltWest Postponement New Dates – Here we go again!

Expertise Events announced new dates for QuiltWest yesterday following the update of Covid restrictions and border closures in NSW. New Dates are November 3rd – 7th . Quilt Drop off will go ahead as planned today. Judging will begin on … Continue reading

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Follow ups to Pop-Ups

One of the activities available for members at the Sewing Meetings are Pop-Ups. A pop-up is a short 10-20 minute demonstration by a WAQA member of a technique, product or item to make. Sometimes instructions are provided so members can … Continue reading

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Highlights from Sewing Day and Sewing Night

There was a lot going on at both Sewing Day and Sewing Night this week, so I’ll post separately about some of the activities. It was great to see all the regulars, as well as some members that had not … Continue reading

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Country Week Bus Trip – What a Day

Travelling by bus to visit quilting shops was a great way to a enjoy a Saturday and accumulate points for the WAQA Shop Hop. First stop was Classic Stitches with many people walking out with overflowing Shop Hop bags. Lucky … Continue reading

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