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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.

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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Sugy Kim at Waverley

We were thrilled to have the very talented Sugy Kim as our first guest speaker for 2020. She spoke to a large crowd at our February Monthly Meeting, taking us on her journey from a diligent student in Japan to … Continue reading

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February Show and Tell

Click on an image to see a larger version and to read the description. Joan is our featured member for the month of February. She joined Waverley Patchworkers in 2003 and finds her inspiration in all sorts of places. Like … Continue reading

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January 2020

The new year started with a lively sit and sew evening complete with lamingtons and a challenging quiz. Highlight of the meeting was seeing the quilts of our President. Heather is a very talented quilter who adapts designs and creates … Continue reading

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Annual General Meeting

It is important for every organisation run by volunteers that members take their turn on committee. Those elected for 2019/2020 include some of our newer members along with others who started with Waverley Patchworkers decades ago. A combination of experience … Continue reading

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September stunners

So many stunning quilts and quilt tops were seen at our rather special meeting in September. We were treated to a most interesting lecture and small trunk show given by Maria Shell from Alaska. Maria had also conducted a weekend … Continue reading

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