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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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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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Waverley Moderns

In August last year our guest speaker was Cathy Barbagallo from the Melbourne Modern Quilting Guild. Her talk inspired one Waverley member to get together with others interested in exploring Modern Quilting. Darelle approached the committee who thought a new … 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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Winter Wonderland Quilt In

   Over 100 members and visitors enjoyed a cosy Winter Wonderland at the Mulgrave Community Centre. After a foggy start to the day, the sun came out and streamed in through the large windows. Coats and scarves were shed and the … Continue reading

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September Workshops

We are very fortunate to have Bronwyn van’t Hof teaching two one day workshops  on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 September. You can register for the workshops using the form in your Newsletter. To give your a better idea of … Continue reading

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Best of the Best

Two quilts sponsored by Waverley Patchworkers into the 2016 Quilt Showcase are hanging in the Best of the Best display at the Australasian Quilt Convention. Congratulations to Darelle for The Pleasure of Patchwork and Suzanne for Water Lilies. Not only … Continue reading

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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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