Tag Archives: Community Quilts

Community Quilts Busy Bee

The first CQ Busy Bee of the year was held last Sunday at Alexander Park Craft House. Even though it was in the middle of the long weekend, 30 ladies came along to make it a resounding success. There were … Continue reading

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Thanks for a successful Bazaar

For those that attended Sewing Day or Sewing Night earlier in the week, and added to their stash by purchasing fabric at the Bazaar, Community Quilts wishes to say THANK YOU. The Bazaar was a great success in terms of … Continue reading

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Community Quilts Bazaar

At this month’s Sewing Day 16th and Sewing Night 17th, Community Quilts will be holding a Bazaar with all sorts of items for sale. There will be some beautiful quilting fabrics to choose from in all sorts of sizes, colours … Continue reading

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Busy busy bees

Community Quilts had their final Busy Bee for the year last Sunday.  19 wonderful women turned up to help sort fabric, piece blocks, design quilt tops, make bindings, iron fabric, cut backing, pin quilts, and other tasks in the aid … Continue reading

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Quilting Bee – February

Here are some photos from Feb 28th Community Quilts Bee at APCH – 33 ladies there beavering away… A fun day was had by all, and lots of quilts sandwiched, bindings made, backings selected and sewn to the right size … Continue reading

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Community Quilts at KEMH

Pippa Savell, Daphne Sanders and myself at today’s Volunteers function at KEMH. Daphne and Pippa (both WAQA members) do knitting for the premature babies and make feely hearts – Daphne has done this for the last 20 years and won … Continue reading

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Spreading some Christmas Cheer

Here is Cathy Robertson (Community Quilts Coordinator) and Annette (Meals on Wheels Coordinator) with 178 Christmas placemats made by the WAQA members to lend a festive atmosphere for some lucky clients of Home Help Local at Kelmscott.

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Community Quilts – November

Some photos from the Community Quilts display at last week’s Sewing Day – we gave 10 quilts to PMH, 22 humidicrib covers to KEMH, 7 to Mortuary, 1 to Renal and 11 quilts to Solaris plus had 200 Christmas Placemats! … Continue reading

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Packing Up

No, this isn’t a photo of President Gwen packing up for a year long trip around Australia – this is the transfer of Community Quilt fabric to the new convenor. It’s been threatening to take over the whole house and … Continue reading

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Melbourne Cup Sewing Day

Yesterday saw a small but enthusiastic field of quilters enter into the 2015 Melbourne Cup Sewing Race. A good day was had by all and Community Quilts has gained some colourful quilts in the process…

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