Category Archives: WAQA Quilters

Introducing Alex

My name is Alex Witteveen and I have been quilting since 2007 when my husband and I lived for a year in the US.  I had the privilege to learn the craft in Fredrick, Maryland in a small quilt shop … Continue reading

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Royal Show Wrap Up

Thank you to Norma for words and pictures, and who has worked tirelessly as our Royal Show representative. Congrats to all the winners and to everyone who entered and kept this part of the Royal Show alive for many years … Continue reading

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Free motion frenzy

What a fantastic weekend was had by all of us  who attended the Angela Walters workshop. A big very thank you to WAQA, Michelle at Handcrafters House and our very own workshop co-ordinator, Cherie Mincherton for making this event all … Continue reading

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AGM & Angela Walters = Awesome

What a fantastic turn out on Wednesday night for our AGM.  Nearly all positions have been filled, with the exception of a few and I am sure our President Leone will keep us all updated.  So it’s a big thanks … Continue reading

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Stitched & Bound Exhibition-Kalamunda

Stitched and bound 2019 is a juried exhibition of innovative contemporary art quilts and is open to textile artists residing in Western Australian. It will be the twelfth; self-funded, juried exhibition curated by Western Australian Quilters Association and will be … Continue reading

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Patchwork Premier

Now you may not be big on politics or politicians, but I always think it is great when the Premier of WA is visiting a local tennis centre, close to where our Beginner group meet and sews, and decides to … Continue reading

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Hexie Happenings

Sharing some words and photos today from Kerry Moore (WAQA accredited teacher)  Today at the Hexagon and Crazy Quilt Club we celebrated 2 years since we moved to the new venue. I took a few photos, but didn’t manage to … Continue reading

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A big heartfelt thank you from Gail!

WAQA Community Quilts is a large group of committed volunteers who provide their expertise, fabrics and skills to the making quilts as gift for community members suffering chronic illnesses or one of many  the many life challenges we face..  Quilts … Continue reading

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Postcards from the Edge

Sharing this post from our wonderful Contemporary group quilters, who meet once a month. Helen O’ Hara led a very creative activity this month on making fabric postcards – and who doesn’t enjoy glueing bits of fabric to a background? … Continue reading

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We love our newbies at Beginners

The WAQA Beginner group has grown since QuitWest with five newbies at the last meeting. Great to see them all produce their first strip by the end of the lesson. Good to have a new teaching aide, Susan Sheath to … Continue reading

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