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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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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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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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Community Engagement

From its very beginnings thirty five years ago Waverley Patchworkers has taken its place in the community seriously. Tens of thousands of dollars have been raised, thousands of quilts gifted and countless hours of time donated, all given with millions … Continue reading

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Anniversary Quilts

To celebrate our Silver Anniversary in 2006, 25 quilts were made for that year’s Quilt Show Challenge. After careful study of photos taken at various Waverley Patchworkers activities, a list of the quilt style most popular in each of the 25 years was … Continue reading

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Quilt fans form group

 In late September 1981 the Waverley Council sponsored Intercraft newsletter and the local paper carried articles calling for patchwork and quilting enthusiasts to join a new group “Patchworkers of Waverley”. The group was the brainchild of Dawn Burrows, who with the support … Continue reading

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Visitor to the Appliqué Special Interest Group

Waverley’s Applique SIG meets once a month and in August we were very fortunate to have Veronique Diligent of Wattlebird Designs visit us. Veronique started quilting about 10 years ago and has developed a passion for needle turn appliqué. She … Continue reading

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Ribbons for Waverley Members

While we know that every quilt is special, some quilts receive extra recognition and quite a few of the winners at Victorian Quilters Quilt Showcase are Waverley Members. Runner Up to Best of Show is A Time for All Seasons by our … Continue reading

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Waverley sponsored prize

We are very pleased to be category sponsors at Quilt Showcase. Our category is Mainly Appliqué Two Person Amateur. This year the award went to Marjorie Bell for her version of the Conway Album Quilt. Marjorie was quite overcome with … Continue reading

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