Category Archives: Workshops

Albany Summer School

WAQA Accredited Teacher, Philipa Thomas will be heading down south again this year, to teach two fantastic workshops between January 4th and January 15th. Japanese Boro Patchwork Floral Applique Class registrations open on September 29th. You can book here:- https://www.albanysummerschool.com.au/courses.aspx

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Dyeing for Shibori

Twelve ladies had a day to dye for when they attended the microwave dyeing workshop with Phil Thomas. It was organised chaos at times, but they all went home with buckets full of interesting shibori style fabric.

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Free Wheeling Around the Curves Workshop

With Jan Rowe to be held Sunday 18th October at Alexander Park Craft House in Menora. 9.30am – 4pm. This workshop explores a technique that can be used and adapted in a variety of ways. The finished background can be used for … Continue reading

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My kind of quilting!

Unfortunately, I could not attend this workshop, but gee it sounds right up my alley.  I am definitely not a maths geek, and you didn’t need to be for this workshop, hosted by Phil Thomas. “Eighteen lovely ladies spent the … 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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Upskilling Fun

Our Quilts skills day was a huge success with everyone attending having lots of fun , we learnt a lot, tried new things, gained some confidence in “having a go”, laughed a lot and chatted more.   Big thanks to Cathy, … Continue reading

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Loving Lake Grace

Phil Thomas recently ran her  ” Photo to fabric work shop , as part of the Stitched & Bound country exhibit at the artspace in Lake Grace. The weekend was enjoyed by all attendees and Phil even had the opportunity … 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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It’s all happening at WAQA!

August has been a busy month, members of WAQA manned the stand at the Craft fair at Claremont show grounds, we hosted Lindsey Rae from Sew to grow who did a trunk show at WAQA  and also hosted a weekend … Continue reading

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Kangaroos and Caravans….

Eleven gorgeous ladies spent the day stitching with the wonderful Claire Turpin on Saturday. Some tips and trips were explored, shortcuts demonstrated and the importance of careful placement was explained. A very generous surprise pack was supplied and a productive time … Continue reading

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