Category Archives: Workshops

A visit from Grace Errea

Members of Waverley Patchworkers have the opportunity to learn from an international tutor every second year thanks to the June Lyons Scholarship Fund. June was a founding member of Waverley and proceeds from the sale of her fabrics were donated … 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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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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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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Introductory Patchwork Classes

At our recent Quilt Show we offered very low cost classes for people new to patchwork and quilting. There were four classes run on Saturday mornings immediately after the show. Twelve ladies signed up for the classes and eight members … Continue reading

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Irene Blanck workshop

Waverley Patchworkers hosted a fun filled two day workshop lead by Irene Blanck on the weekend of April 30, May 1. Irene had been the guest speaker at our March meeting and members knew that they were going to have … Continue reading

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Learn from an Expert

The first workshop in 2016 will be on Saturday 30 April and Sunday 1 May. We are very fortunate to have Irene Blanck as our tutor . There are two class options, Clamshells or Miz Kelly. You can do one … Continue reading

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Skills Weekend

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Volunteer tutors from the Waverley membership ran a series of one hour sessions on Saturday 22 August for an enthusiastic group keen to pick up some new skills. Lots of tips were shared, there were even a few break through moments … Continue reading

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March Workshop Gallery

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Collages constructed in Lisa Walton’s Permission to Play workshop.

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Playing with Permission

Day 1 of Lisa Walton’s workshop involved lots of playing. Fortunately it was a lovely sunny day so tables went outside and there was no worry about spilled buckets or dripping brushes. The breeze was a small challenge, but once … Continue reading

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