Category Archives: Workshops

A clever technique

The Waverley Applique Special Interest Group meets on the first Thursday of each month. From time to time members share tips and tricks, explain new products or show us something new they have discovered. It is a great way expand … Continue reading

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Michelle de Groot

We had a lot of fun at our March meeting when quilt designer and teacher Michelle de Groot came to visit. She started as a hand piecer and hand quilter, then bought a sewing machine, then a bigger one and … Continue reading

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Workshop Vacancy

Waverley Patchworkers workshop with Katrina Hadjimichael has a couple of vacancies. Two days of paper piecing and appliqué with this popular NSW teacher on 28th and 29th June. Held at Bellfield House in Glen Waverley. Cost for non Waverley members … Continue reading

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Sue de Vanny workshop

Last year Sue de Vanny was guest speaker at our May Monthly Meeting and she has returned to Waverley to run a two day workshop using her fabric collage technique. Over the weekend students worked on a project using Sue’s … Continue reading

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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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