Category Archives: Meetings

October Speaker and Show and Tell

Following our Annual General Meeting in October, our new President, Jill Abery introduced Rose Lewis the guest speaker who is a Waverley Member even though she lives some distance away. Rose told us of her early interest in creating in fabric, … Continue reading

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September Show and Tell

September is our birthday and after last year’s big celebration of 35 years it was a much quieter Sit and Sew meeting this time.

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The Plain Needlewoman

We were very fortunate to have Janette McInnes show a large selection of antique and vintage quilts and tops from her collection at our August Meeting. Here they are again, with Janette’s kind permission. There are 24 quilts in the … Continue reading

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August Meeting

Our guest speaker on Monday 28 August will be Janette McInnes, The Plain Needlewoman with her vintage quilt collection. The collection features quilts from the 1840s to the present day and includes Signature Quilts, Red Work, Postage Stamp and Depression … Continue reading

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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 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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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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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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April Meeting and Show and Tell

Waverley Members enjoyed an industrious “sit and sew” night interrupted only by regular trips to the visiting shop and a munch on an Anzac biscuit or two. Therese, who closed her shop Patchwork Pumpkin in 2015, had plenty of variety in the fat quarters and … 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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