Author Archives: Waverley

About Waverley

Waverley Patchworkers Inc is a group of about 300 patchwork and quilting enthusiasts located in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. We meet regularly to share our passion for all things textile.

Birthday Meeting

Waverley Celebrated 37 years with a Sit and Sew meeting, lots of chatter and certificates for members who had reached 10, 20 and 30 year milestones. The present went to Waverley Benevolent Society in the form of a cheque for … Continue reading

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Membership reminders

It’s our Birthday month and members have been enjoying free entry to all activities. We also celebrate with cupcakes at our Sit and Sew meeting on Monday September 24.  It is also time to renew your membership. The renewal form … Continue reading

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August Show and Tell

We had a most interesting return to the Mount Waverley Community Centre in August. Members were very keen to see the renovations and inspected all areas thoroughly.  It was a very cold evening and it was noted that the heating … Continue reading

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Back to Mount Waverley

The renovations to Mount Waverley Community Centre are almost complete and we will be back there for our August meeting on Monday 27. The set up will be a little different, and still no library, but we will still have … Continue reading

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Showcase 2018

The skills, creativity and hard work of our quilters was on display at Victorian Quilters Showcase. Many were fortunate to have been awarded ribbons in their category or for an individual award. Congratulations to all members of Waverley Patchworkers who … Continue reading

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July Meeting

We had the full multimedia experience when Neroli Henderson spoke at our July Meeting. Her quilts are not overly large but she was able to show us the detail on screen as well as seeing the quilt ably held by … Continue reading

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June Meeting

We had a most interesting presentation at our meeting from Sisterworks. This is a not-for-profit that exists to help women migrants, asylum seekers and refugees become financially independent and happily settled in Australia. Luz Restrepo told us how when she arrived as … Continue reading

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Talent on display

A comment heard over and over again at the Waverley Patchworkers Quilt Show was ‘what a talented group’. One of our very talented members has had great success at the Sydney Quilt Show. Congratulations to Linda Crouch for your beautiful … Continue reading

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Beginner patchwork classes

Want to learn the basics of patchwork and quilting or know someone who does? We are running a series of four classes in July for just $10. Participants will learn how to construct a nine patch block and will be … Continue reading

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Special offer for new members

A reminder to everyone who picked up one of our brochures at Quilt Show 2018.  Join now and receive four extra months membership. Our membership year ends in September, but if you join now your first year will not end … Continue reading

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