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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.

Meeting again

As Melbourne emerges from its very long lockdown, Waverley Patchworkers has resumed its Monthly Meetings. We still cannot meet in person, but tonight we are having the second of our virtual meetings. We are delighted to have Veronique Diligent as … Continue reading

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Staying connected

Some of the friendship groups associated with Waverley Patchworkers have stayed in touch during lock down by meeting on Zoom. Crosstown Quilters were the first to do this, encouraged by the husband of one of the members. They decided that … Continue reading

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August in lockdown

Melbourne continues to be in the grip of the Coronavirus pandemic, keeping everyone to their own homes. Waverley members are missing our regular get togethers where we get to see each other’s projects and are stimulated to try all sorts … Continue reading

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A little show and tell

Winter is coming to an end but Waverley Patchworkers are still not able to meet in person. This is very challenging but members are keeping in touch with their quilting friends in all sorts of clever ways; social media, video … Continue reading

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We’re not meeting but still stitching

Here is some of the work started or finished by members this June. While it can be a struggle to stay motivated without our regular social connections, Waverley Patchworkers are sewing away, making quilts for themselves and others. Karen has … Continue reading

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May Show and Tell at home

Sadly we were not able to have our Quilt Show this year. Thanks to the kindness of many members in staging and photographing their quilts and works in progress here, instead, is a little of what we are sewing. Let’s … Continue reading

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April Appliqué

This month’s virtual Show and Tell is from the Appliqué Special Interest Group. In pre-isolation times this group met on the first Thursday of the month to stitch, chat, encourage, learn and enjoy afternoon tea. Appliqué quilts are not fast … Continue reading

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Stay home and sew – March

All around the world quilters, knitters, spinners and weavers and other crafters are staying at home and getting on with the challenge of self isolation. Thank goodness for a well stocked stash. The reality of social distancing really hit home … Continue reading

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Important Notice

Given the current public health situation we are taking the precautionary measure of cancelling all activities run by Waverley Patchworkers for the months of March and April. The committee will review the situation in early May. Update:At the May meeting … Continue reading

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Quilt Show update

Our biennial Quilt Show is a major event for Waverley Patchworkers involving a lot of organisation and commitment of members.  As the major fund raiser for us and our contribution to the community of Monash, it also relies on people … Continue reading

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