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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.

Colours and Crafts of India

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Jill Abery’s talk and slide show at our July meeting was very popular. Jill has kindly supplied a selection of her slides and a brief caption for those who were not able to attend on the night. If you rest … Continue reading

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July Show and Tell

Quilts made for family, friends and to use up scraps feature this month. Remember that you can click on each image to get a closer look and to read the description. One quilt that really needs to be seen close … Continue reading

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Waverley Winners at Showcase 2017

There were smiles all round as the category winners and individual awards were announced at the Victorian Quilters Showcase on the opening day of the Melbourne Craft and Quilt Fair. Waverley Patchworkers was well represented at the show and among … Continue reading

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July Guest Speaker

Colours and Crafts of India Our speaker at our meeting on Monday 24 July is Jill Abery who will talk about the crafts of India. Jill has visited India a number of times and more recently taken a particular interest … Continue reading

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Waverley Moderns

In August last year our guest speaker was Cathy Barbagallo from the Melbourne Modern Quilting Guild. Her talk inspired one Waverley member to get together with others interested in exploring Modern Quilting. Darelle approached the committee who thought a new … Continue reading

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June Show and Tell

After May’s drought once again there was a lovely variety of quilts  on display at the June Monthly Meeting. Quilts were made for family members, from travel souvenirs, using new and old fabric and just for the fun of the … Continue reading

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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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