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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.

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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Showcase ribbons

Congratulations to all Waverley Patchworkers members who exhibited at Victorian Quilters Showcase in July. There were lots of ribbons on show too, adding to the excitement and pleasure of viewing the exhibition. They were won for hand and machine quilting, … Continue reading

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A clever technique

The Waverley Applique Special Interest Group meets on the first Thursday of each month. From time to time members share tips and tricks, explain new products or show us something new they have discovered. It is a great way expand … Continue reading

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May Meeting

An abundance of riches was on show at our Monthly meeting, perhaps everyone was getting their latest quilt finished in time for winter. Hope you enjoy this reshowing as well as some quilts from our talented guest speaker Christine Vlasic … Continue reading

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Quilt In reminder

Saturday 22 June 2019 Mark the date on your calendar now! 10.00 am – 4.00 pm Mulgrave Community Centre, 355 Wellington Road Mulgrave (same venue as our Quilt Show) Entry $8. Bring a friend, lunch, your sewing and a dazzling … Continue reading

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Michelle de Groot

We had a lot of fun at our March meeting when quilt designer and teacher Michelle de Groot came to visit. She started as a hand piecer and hand quilter, then bought a sewing machine, then a bigger one and … Continue reading

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March meeting

Long time member and serving on the committee for the second time, Dianne brought took the quilt stack of her spare bed to show us at the March meeting. This first quilt began in a sampler class with Hazel at … Continue reading

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