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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.

Monthly meeting temporary venue change

The Mt Waverley Community Centre is being renovated starting in March 2018. While it will be lovely to have a new look and feel to our venue, we have to vacate for four months or more. Starting with the meeting … Continue reading

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Coming up in February

The guest speaker at our next meeting, on Monday February 26, is Leslie Edwards of Quilting Fabrications. Leslie was born in California and following her major in African History travelled to that continent. There she was blown away with the … Continue reading

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January Meeting

Our Sit and Sew meeting in January is always a good start to the year. Plenty of time to catch up on all the holiday news and to admire new projects or cheer on those who making progress on their … Continue reading

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Birds of a Feather Flock Together

The dates, venue and theme for our 2018 Quilt Show has been announced. A few changes have been made, so make sure you make a note on your calendar and in your diary. The Birds of a Feather Quilt Show … Continue reading

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End of Year Celebrations

Our last Monthly Meeting for the year was held on 27 November, but this early date did not stop us getting into the seasonal spirit. It was a full house, with everyone enjoying a relaxed evening with shared supper and … Continue reading

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Patchwork at the Lilydale Show

Agricultural and Horticultural Shows have a long tradition in demonstrating and supporting the rural way of life through competitions involving farm animals, rural skills, produce and arts and craft. The Lilydale Show Society was formed in 1953 and holds an … Continue reading

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October Speaker and Show and Tell

Following our Annual General Meeting in October, our new President, Jill Abery introduced Rose Lewis the guest speaker who is a Waverley Member even though she lives some distance away. Rose told us of her early interest in creating in fabric, … Continue reading

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Worthy winner

Congratulations to Linda Crouch. A worthy winner in the Miniature Category at the International Quilt Festival in Houston with her quilt Whirligig. This has been one of the most popular quilts viewed on our blog and everyone at Waverley is … Continue reading

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A visit from Grace Errea

Members of Waverley Patchworkers have the opportunity to learn from an international tutor every second year thanks to the June Lyons Scholarship Fund. June was a founding member of Waverley and proceeds from the sale of her fabrics were donated … Continue reading

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A wonderful weekend away

Perfect weather and a perfect location made for another very successful retreat.  Quilting tasks were tackled with great gusto by some or in a more leisurely fashion by others. Saturday evening is the time for dressing up and this year’s … Continue reading

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