Category Archives: WAQA Quilters

A thank you from the heart

This was addressed to our President recently and I wanted to share it with you.  St.Barts are just one of  our groups that benefit from the generosity of our community quilters. I think this letter outlines the importance of continuing … Continue reading

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Our quilting future-in safe hands!

We were so lucky at Quiltwest this year to see some wonderful quilts on display by the younger generation.  We also enjoyed  seeing the work on display from the Young Sew n Sews group and watching them in action as … Continue reading

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Community Quilts-June update

We had a wonderful sewing day yesterday and our members were unbelievably generous.  Donated on the day were 58 completed quilts (7 with matching bags), 11 quilt tops, 4 UFOs and 1/2 55 litre crate of assorted fabrics.  At the … Continue reading

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Members Bazaar- September & great news!

MEMBERS’ BAZAAR It is that time again where we need to start looking in the cupboards and thinking about having a stall at the Members Bazaar event on 18th and 19thSeptember Sewing Day and Night. If you would like to reserve … Continue reading

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Introducing Tracey Bareli

Today we are saying hello to Tracey Bareli, Tracey resides in Esperance, unfortunately I didn’t have the opportunity to meet her in person, at Quiltwest, whilst in Perth, but I did have the opportunity to gaze in wonder at her … Continue reading

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Meet Silke Steuxner

  Today I am introducing Silke Steuxner, who is a passionate quilter and also a winner of numerous awards.  Silke resides south of Perth, and is kept busy with her business,  Silke Touch quilting, where she makes and sells quilts … Continue reading

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What is a Rajah quilt?

Do you sometimes hear the names of quilts or quilt blocks and wonder how they got their name?  Kerry Moore who attends the Rajah quilt group, kindly sent me some photos and provided me with some information, about the Rajah … Continue reading

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Meet a quilter – Sue Mobilia

If you think this quilter’s name rings a bell, you are right!  Sue was our second place winner for the 2017 challenge quilt with her small quilt, “Don’t count your chickens before they’re hatched. ( pictured below). Via the wonderful … Continue reading

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Community Quilts- BOM

If you were fortunate enough to attend WAQA January sewing day and night, you may have seen a beautiful array of blocks and quilts. Block of the Month first began in 2013.  Each month a block is demonstrated at Sewing … Continue reading

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“Meet a quilter”- Judith Wilton

GET TO KNOW A QUILTER – A series of posts about people who quilt in our community Today we are introducing Judith who lives in Augusta and recently won the WAQA 2017 challenge quilt with her entry, “To be or … Continue reading

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