Category Archives: History

40th Birthday Celebration – updated with Award Winners

It was a long time coming but at last we were able to celebrate and we did so in style. In the beautiful surrounds of the Box Hill Golf Course we caught up with friends, stitched, laughed, stitched some more … 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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Anniversary Quilts

To celebrate our Silver Anniversary in 2006, 25 quilts were made for that year’s Quilt Show Challenge. After careful study of photos taken at various Waverley Patchworkers activities, a list of the quilt style most popular in each of the 25 years was … Continue reading

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Quilt fans form group

 In late September 1981 the Waverley Council sponsored Intercraft newsletter and the local paper carried articles calling for patchwork and quilting enthusiasts to join a new group “Patchworkers of Waverley”. The group was the brainchild of Dawn Burrows, who with the support … Continue reading

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