June 2 and 3 was a brilliant weekend of sunshine and quilts. Revisit all the fun of our Quilt Show 2018 by reading theses posts.
Every two years the members of Waverley Patchworkers showcase their recent work. It is a highly regarded show, with visitors attending from all across Melbourne and regional Victoria. As well as the exhibition of quilts, there is the Birds of a Feather Flock Together challenge, special displays and demonstrations and a merchants mall. Our homemade goodies in the kitchen have developed a reputation of their own, making an extended stay very pleasant.
Three named awards were presented at the Quilt Show opening on Saturday. Read about this year’s Award Winners here
Visitors to the show vote for their favourite quilt and also choose the winner of the challenge. These will be announced at 3.00 on Sunday.
One of the pleasures of attending the Quilt Show is spending time in the Merchant Mall checking up on the latest products and buying supplies for your the next project.
We are very pleased to have the following shops in attendance for the whole weekend;
The Quilters Closet https://www.quilterscloset.com.au
Tracey has an online business, so this is a great opportunity to get to know her.
Sewn and Quilted http://www.sewnandquilted.com.au
Carol always has a huge range of inspiring patterns and fabrics
Lilly Patches http://www.lillypatches.com.au
June has to be one of the most avid supporters of Waverley Patchworkers and it is great that she is bringing her shop to our show once again. Check out her stock list here
How to get to the show
Mulgrave Community Centre is near Springvale Road, and easy to get to via the Monash Freeway or Eastlink using the Wellington Road exits. There is a long drive up to the building and plenty of on site parking.
The 885 bus from Glen Waverley or Springvale Stations passes nearby, as do the 802, 804 and 862 buses from Chadstone via Oakleigh Station. The 848 bus from Dandenong to Brandon Park SC is another option.
You can see the quilt that is first prize in the Quilt Show raffle here Raffle Quilt – don’t forget to buy your ticket to win this beautiful quilt
Birds of a Feather Flock Together Challenge
The challenge for the 2018 quilt show is to make a small quilt on the theme. There is a change to the size requirement which should produce some very creative responses. Mariya has come up with a list of ideas to get you started. Challenge Ideas