Category Archives: WAQA Quilters

Spring into Parks banner

Thank you very much to all who have sent in 8” mini-quilts for the banner. There are many stunning contributions. If you are still holding quilts, please give them to Liz Humphreys at July Sewing Day or July CQG, or … Continue reading

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Have you got your ticket yet?

Even though we were unable to hold our Quiltwest exhibition in May, tickets are still available to buy.  Be in it to win it.  For your chance to win some gorgeous quilts or a sewing machine you can purchase single … Continue reading

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Introducing Helen O’Hara

I moved to Australia (Sydney) over 10 years ago from the UK. Circumstances dictated we move to Perth about 4 years ago. I didn’t want to come because “there’s nothing there”! Little did I know that Perth has an amazing … Continue reading

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Introducing Robin Gartner

My name is Robin Gartner. I live in Rockingham where my husband and I retired in 2003 after busy lives teaching and raising three daughters in Wauchope in NSW. Although born in Sydney, I spent my childhood in Fiji. I … Continue reading

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July Workshop – No Maths Sampler

With APCH re opening on the 1st July we can now hold workshops again. Our first one will be Sunday the 19th July with Philippa Thomas. The class will run from 9.30am to 4pm at a cost of $55.00 for … Continue reading

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Quilters- nothing can stop them!

Earlier this year we decided to have a friendship block challenge. We each put together a bag containing our choice of fabrics and then began swapping the bags around the group. At the end of the year everyone gets their … Continue reading

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Introducing Susan Sheath

Today we are introducing Susan Sheath.  Susan was born in England and pursued an international career with Shell as a commercial engineer.  This bought her to Australia 25 years ago, where she married an Australian and never left.  As part … Continue reading

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Introducing Elizabeth Humphreys

I have met Liz a few times, either at the WAQA contemporary group or at Quiltwest and have seen some of her work, I thought she would be a great person to contact to share her story with other readers, … Continue reading

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Introducing Lana Lefroy

Today I am sharing Lana’s story with you.  Lana is a nurse and lives on Yuinmery Station, which is in the Midwest area of Western Australia, the station is 150km east of Mt Magnet and the first lease was taken … Continue reading

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Quiltwest -Update

Dear Members, Many of you have been creating and quilting during this period of isolation and what a fabulous way to share all your beautiful works than by displaying them. We are delighted to inform you that we are re-opening the … Continue reading

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