Author Archives: Waverley

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.

A New Committee

This time last year we thought it would just be the one time that we would have to hold our AGM remotely. But here we go again. A good attendance once again as the group has really embraced virtual meetings. … Continue reading

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A Virtual Celebration

Each September Waverley Patchworkers celebrates its birthday. This year we turned 40, a fantastic achievement. We were not going to let a lockdown prevent us marking the occasion. For the first time we conducted a Sit and Sew meeting via … Continue reading

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August Obsession

What a fantastic response we had to the virtual visit from Kathy Doughty from Material Obsession in Sydney. Her presentation was from her studio and we felt right at home, particularly when she turned the camera to her design wall … Continue reading

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July Virtual Meeting

Over 40 members and a few guests attended this month’s meeting. On a cold night all appreciated that was from the comfort of our own homes. We welcomed speaker Lisa Walton beaming in from her studio in Sydney and she … Continue reading

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Back to online

Planning in the time of COVID is very challenging because rules change month by month. We are in lockdown again, however this month we have been able to book a guest speaker who is well prepared to deliver online. The … Continue reading

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Cause for Celebration

Appliqué quilts can take quite a long time to complete. When one is finished at the Appliqué Special Interest Group it is an achievement that is applauded by all. We have usually watched its progress over months or even years. … Continue reading

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June Monthly Meeting Cancelled

The meeting that was scheduled for Monday 28 June has been cancelled. We have been advised by Monash Council that due to the current COVID restrictions we can only have 50 people in the hall. We have been greatly exceeding … Continue reading

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April Sit and Sew

Over 60 members came together for an evening of stitching and chatting. There was also a great opportunity to enhance personal libraries with a sale of books and magazines from the library collection and donations. A catalogue in the form … Continue reading

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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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