Category Archives: Events

  • For the Love of Local and What Exciting News!

    Posted on October 5, 2016 by McKenna Powell in Blog, Events.

    We have exciting news and I have all the details here. Anna Maria Horner is coming to Perth! Our wonderful local quilt shop, Calico and Ivy, has made possible the visit of Anna Maria Horner in December of this year and everyone in the Perth quilting community is excited. Calico and Ivy are working closely together with the […]

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  • Colour, colour everywhere….

    Posted on September 11, 2016 by McKenna Powell in Blog, Events.

    Who doesn’t love colour? I think even the most devoted of we quilters who tend to keep our creations focused to the less vibrant of the colour wheel can appreciate the pop and excitement of a multi-coloured quilt. These quilts become a feast for the eyes. There is an energy connected to textiles of multi-colours […]

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  • Ah the Wine Tree Retreat …

    Posted on March 4, 2015 by Kate Williams in Events.

    …how we love thee. It’s calm and relaxing outdoors … birds are twittering, orchard trees are rustling in the gentle breeze and the kangaroos are silently nibbling at the grass. Inside, however, it’s all systems go! This is a sewing retreat after all. Machines are chattering (the Sashiko machine is clunking), quilters are chatting and […]

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  • Calico and Ivy Sundowner

    Posted on February 7, 2015 by Kate Williams in Events.

    Our very first PMQG Sundowner was held at Calico and Ivy on the evening of 6 February.  Who knows if it was the lure of the bubbly, the chance to unwind with friends at the end of the week or the chance to stroke the amazing fabric selection (Liberty!) that attracted everyone but it was […]

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  • Spring Retreat – Moondyne Convention Centre

    Posted on November 20, 2014 by Michelle in Events.

    Moondyne convention centre in the Chittering Valley hosted by Peter, Christine and Gypsy. Amazing views of the beautiful Avon Valley in Lower Chittering. The retreat goddess Jodie – or as she is better known from now on the Queen of Procrastination and her helper Alex did a sensational job organising this retreat! The queen of […]

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