Category Archives: WAQA Quilters

Who is Caitlin Stewart?

Cailtin, was the winner of the WAQA FibreWest scholarship, and we share a little bit about her here, thank you Caitlin. Growing up around quilts and quilters, I couldn’t help but be drawn to fabric and thread. I entered WAQA’s … Continue reading

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Pure Radiance

With thanks to Meg Cowey from Our House Quilts blog for sharing this information. Each year at QuiltWest, the West Australian Quilters Association quilt exhibition, there is a raffle to support the Royal Flying Doctor service. First prize is an … Continue reading

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Twice as Nice at AQC

I had a lovely email during the week from Lana Lefroy,   Lana and her twin sister Jan Fisher, who is a WAQA member have had their entries juried into the Mini Challenge Self Portrait .  I know many of our … Continue reading

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Beginners are blooming

The WAQA beginners’ group has grown over time and we’ve just moved out of the studio and into the main hall at Alexander Park Craft House, so it seems like a good time to post some photographs showing the busy … Continue reading

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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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