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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.

Showcase 2018

The skills, creativity and hard work of our quilters was on display at Victorian Quilters Showcase. Many were fortunate to have been awarded ribbons in their category or for an individual award. Congratulations to all members of Waverley Patchworkers who … Continue reading

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July Meeting

We had the full multimedia experience when Neroli Henderson spoke at our July Meeting. Her quilts are not overly large but she was able to show us the detail on screen as well as seeing the quilt ably held by … Continue reading

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June Meeting

We had a most interesting presentation at our meeting from Sisterworks. This is a not-for-profit that exists to help women migrants, asylum seekers and refugees become financially independent and happily settled in Australia. Luz Restrepo told us how when she arrived as … Continue reading

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Talent on display

A comment heard over and over again at the Waverley Patchworkers Quilt Show was ‘what a talented group’. One of our very talented members has had great success at the Sydney Quilt Show. Congratulations to Linda Crouch for your beautiful … Continue reading

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Beginner patchwork classes

Want to learn the basics of patchwork and quilting or know someone who does? We are running a series of four classes in July for just $10. Participants will learn how to construct a nine patch block and will be … Continue reading

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Special offer for new members

A reminder to everyone who picked up one of our brochures at Quilt Show 2018.  Join now and receive four extra months membership. Our membership year ends in September, but if you join now your first year will not end … Continue reading

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Quilt Show results

Viewer’s Choice Visitors to the Waverley Patchworkers Quilt Show were invited to vote for their favourite quilt from all on display. There were lots of complaints about this as it was to difficult to choose just one quilt from all … Continue reading

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Sunday at the Quilt Show

After a very busy day on Saturday it was doors open again on Sunday morning ready to welcome another stream of visitors.        Judy’s hand quilting demonstration attracted attention and Norma, Jenny and the rest of the Gift … Continue reading

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Quilt Show 2018 Award Winners – updated

Congratulations to all the Award Winners at the Waverley Patchworkers Quilt Show Three awards were made on Saturday. Marie Hart Award, named after our much loved Life Member who has worked tirelessly in all aspects of Waverley Patchworkers. The winner … Continue reading

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Saturday at the Quilt Show

After months of planning, lots of late nights putting in final stitches and a busy day setting up on Friday, all was ready Saturday morning for Quilt Show 2018. Banners out. Displays ready    Art Quilters and Birds of a … Continue reading

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