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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.

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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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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