Category Archives: WAQA Quilters

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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Stitched & Bound 2019- now is the time!

June 30th is the entry deadline. We invite you to accept the opportunity to enter stitched and bound 2019 for innovative contemporary quilts. stitched and bound 2019 is a juried exhibition of innovative contemporary art quilts and is open to … Continue reading

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Dainty Doilies & delicious morning tea

Black Boy Hill Quilters held there annual Cancer Big morning tea on Friday. We welcomed 3 new members who were introduced to us through the Open Night. To add a little something to the morning tea we asked our members … Continue reading

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The show must go on!!

Once the doors of the convention centre were closed to the public, it was the turn of our amazing helpers and QuiltWest committee to start the hard work of getting the Exhibition down in time for members to pick up … Continue reading

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Quiltwest Part 2

I hope you have all been having a look on WAQA facebook page, two albums have been created of the quilts that either won or were highly commended in their categories, at Quiltwest 2019 As stated before in my last … Continue reading

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Wow Wow Wow- Part 1

Off I went to the Convention centre on Friday and all I can say is WOW!  Quiltwest committee you have done a fantastic job along with your volunteers in putting this show together.  I loved each and every quilt that … Continue reading

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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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