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About Waverley

Waverley Patchworkers Inc is a group of about 300 patchwork and quilting enthusiasts located in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. We meet regularly to share our passion for all things textile.

March Meeting 2021

It remains a bit of a novelty and certainly a pleasure to be meeting regularly again. Free from masks this month, we were not relying on name tags to greet friends. Featured member of the month Val Jackson, said she … Continue reading

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February 2021 Show and Tell

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Meet the Committee

It has been a long time coming. Commencing in February 2021 Waverley Patchworkers are again able to meet in person. At the AGM in October 2020 a new Committee was elected, as this was a virtual meeting it was not … Continue reading

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Meeting again

As Melbourne emerges from its very long lockdown, Waverley Patchworkers has resumed its Monthly Meetings. We still cannot meet in person, but tonight we are having the second of our virtual meetings. We are delighted to have Veronique Diligent as … Continue reading

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Staying connected

Some of the friendship groups associated with Waverley Patchworkers have stayed in touch during lock down by meeting on Zoom. Crosstown Quilters were the first to do this, encouraged by the husband of one of the members. They decided that … Continue reading

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August in lockdown

Melbourne continues to be in the grip of the Coronavirus pandemic, keeping everyone to their own homes. Waverley members are missing our regular get togethers where we get to see each other’s projects and are stimulated to try all sorts … Continue reading

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A little show and tell

Winter is coming to an end but Waverley Patchworkers are still not able to meet in person. This is very challenging but members are keeping in touch with their quilting friends in all sorts of clever ways; social media, video … Continue reading

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We’re not meeting but still stitching

Here is some of the work started or finished by members this June. While it can be a struggle to stay motivated without our regular social connections, Waverley Patchworkers are sewing away, making quilts for themselves and others. Karen has … Continue reading

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May Show and Tell at home

Sadly we were not able to have our Quilt Show this year. Thanks to the kindness of many members in staging and photographing their quilts and works in progress here, instead, is a little of what we are sewing. Let’s … Continue reading

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April Appliqué

This month’s virtual Show and Tell is from the Appliqué Special Interest Group. In pre-isolation times this group met on the first Thursday of the month to stitch, chat, encourage, learn and enjoy afternoon tea. Appliqué quilts are not fast … Continue reading

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