Waverley Members enjoyed an industrious “sit and sew” night interrupted only by regular trips to the visiting shop and a munch on an Anzac biscuit or two. Therese, who closed her shop Patchwork Pumpkin in 2015, had plenty of variety in the fat quarters and meter cuts so there was something for everyone.
The highlight of the evening was Show and Tell, more on display than we have had for a long time. So please enjoy this second viewing.
Casein batting mentioned in some of the Show and Tell quilts is also called Milk Fibre Batting. It is made from milk protein fibre and has antibacterial properties. It feels light and silky. The following article contains detailed research into the origins and current production of this fibre. What is Milk Fibre?