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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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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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