Author Archives: Waverley

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.

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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The Journey

Guest Speakers at our March Monthly meeting were Waverley members Liz and Heather who are also members of the Lions Club of Quilters. They have been involved in The Journey project from its inception and told of the dream to … Continue reading

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March Guest Speaker

Our next Monthly Meeting will be held at Mt Waverley Community Centre on Monday 27 March. The guest speaker is Ruth Nunn from Lions Australia. She will be explaining a project that started in 2014 and culminates in a quilt representing … Continue reading

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Waverley Art Quilters Summer Challenge

At the end of 2016 members of the Art Quilters were given a brown paper bag. Inside were the instructions to make anything using the enclosed fabric and the idea of focal point.  For many the first reaction on seeing … Continue reading

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February Show and Tell

We had many lovely quilts on show at the February Monthly Meeting, quite a few are original designs. You will not see all of them here as our photographer was not able to capture one and one is entered in a … Continue reading

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Quilting – some things to think about

Desley Maisano of Addicted to Quilts gave a most informative talk to our members on Monday and she has kindly allowed us to publish a summary here for those who could not make it on the night. She also provided … Continue reading

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February Guest Speaker – Desley Maisano

At our Monthly Meeting on 27 February we will have one of our own speaking. Desley Maisano is an extremely talented long arm quilter, she has also been a member of Waverley Patchworkers since 2003. She therefore has great insight on both … Continue reading

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Spring Gathering

We are hosting the Victorian Quilters Spring Gathering on Saturday 12 November and we welcome all quilters to share in this fun day. Venue:  Mulgrave Community Centre, 335 Wellington Rd. Mulgrave. Easy to get to from the Monash Freeway or … Continue reading

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