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Monthly meeting temporary venue change

The Mt Waverley Community Centre is being renovated starting in March 2018. While it will be lovely to have a new look and feel to our venue, we have to vacate for four months or more. Starting with the meeting … Continue reading

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Coming up in February

The guest speaker at our next meeting, on Monday February 26, is Leslie Edwards of Quilting Fabrications. Leslie was born in California and following her major in African History travelled to that continent. There she was blown away with the … Continue reading

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Birds of a Feather Flock Together

The dates, venue and theme for our 2018 Quilt Show has been announced. A few changes have been made, so make sure you make a note on your calendar and in your diary. The Birds of a Feather Quilt Show … Continue reading

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Patchwork at the Lilydale Show

Agricultural and Horticultural Shows have a long tradition in demonstrating and supporting the rural way of life through competitions involving farm animals, rural skills, produce and arts and craft. The Lilydale Show Society was formed in 1953 and holds an … Continue reading

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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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Worthy winner

Congratulations to Linda Crouch. A worthy winner in the Miniature Category at the International Quilt Festival in Houston with her quilt Whirligig. This has been one of the most popular quilts viewed on our blog and everyone at Waverley is … Continue reading

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A wonderful weekend away

Perfect weather and a perfect location made for another very successful retreat.  Quilting tasks were tackled with great gusto by some or in a more leisurely fashion by others. Saturday evening is the time for dressing up and this year’s … Continue reading

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What goes on, on Retreat …

So you are thinking about coming away with Waverley Patchworkers this year, but you haven’t been on a camp since high school. You have visions of sleeping under canvas, taking the zip line to breakfast and less than civilised bathroom … Continue reading

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Tropic Island Quilting

The theme for the 2017 Children’s Workshop was Tivaevae, the style of quilts unique to the Cook Islands. This textile art is just over 100 years old and the workshop started with a bit of geography and then history of the … Continue reading

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Waverley Winners at Showcase 2017

There were smiles all round as the category winners and individual awards were announced at the Victorian Quilters Showcase on the opening day of the Melbourne Craft and Quilt Fair. Waverley Patchworkers was well represented at the show and among … Continue reading

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