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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.

June Meeting

Our guest speaker on Monday 26 June will be Michelle Gates the Victorian Coordinator of Days for Girls. This international organisation began in 2008 when the founder Celeste Mergens learned that the girls at the orphanage she was visiting in … Continue reading

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Winter Wonderland Quilt In

   Over 100 members and visitors enjoyed a cosy Winter Wonderland at the Mulgrave Community Centre. After a foggy start to the day, the sun came out and streamed in through the large windows. Coats and scarves were shed and the … Continue reading

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September Workshops

We are very fortunate to have Bronwyn van’t Hof teaching two one day workshops  on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 September. You can register for the workshops using the form in your Newsletter. To give your a better idea of … Continue reading

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Show and Tell in May

After all the Show and Tell last month, only two quilts this time. One of the quilts is from Megan a new member and it is her first quilt. Let’s hope everyone is using the colder weather to stay indoors and … Continue reading

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April Meeting and Show and Tell

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 … Continue reading

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Best of the Best

Two quilts sponsored by Waverley Patchworkers into the 2016 Quilt Showcase are hanging in the Best of the Best display at the Australasian Quilt Convention. Congratulations to Darelle for The Pleasure of Patchwork and Suzanne for Water Lilies. Not only … Continue reading

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AQC Challenge Finalists

Two members of Waverley Patchworkers have quilts in the finals of the 2017 AQC Challenge. Congratulations to Mariya Waters and Eileen Campbell. Both quilts feature birds in their makers response to the theme Made in Australia: Fauna and Flora. Mariya’s … Continue reading

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Shibori Workshop

Our first workshop for 2017 was led by Leanne O’Sullivan of Kimono House. Leanne has extensive experience in using indigo dye and with shibori techniques and shared three processes with an enthusiastic group of 11 ladies and one gentleman. Kimono House … Continue reading

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March Show and Tell

Maybe the weather has been far too hot to do any quilting, or it might be that everyone is working on really large projects. Whatever the reason there were only three quilts for show and tell at our March Monthly Meeting, … Continue reading

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