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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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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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Respecting the Fabric

Jennifer Hyland from a Piece of Cloth spoke at our February Monthly Meeting. This was Jennifer’s second visit to our group and she again brought her great enthusiasm for vintage textiles. Her talked ranged from the origin of fabric, through … Continue reading

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Donated fabric

Ever wondered what happens with fabric donated to Waverley Patchworkers? ┬áThis is one example. Renae read on this website that we make quilts for various agencies and so thought we could make use of some pieces she no longer needed. … Continue reading

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Library Catalogue

Did you know that the Waverley Patchworkers Library has 830 books available for members to borrow? It also subscribes to 11 magazines, receiving over 60 issues a year, and also holds an extensive collection of DVDs. The full listing of … Continue reading

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Sewing day for gift quilts

Waverley Patchworkers make and donate hundreds of quilts each year. Our sewing day on 29 October saw lots of new quilts started, and many more finished. It is amazing what can be made from the odd blocks, partly finished tops … Continue reading

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