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Saturday, 28 March 2015
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Monday, 23 March 2015
Members of The Quilters' Guild of NSW Inc who gathered at Quiltsmith last week for the inaugural Pop- up Sewing Day revelled in the convivial atmosphere that only a group of like minded quilters can fully understand and appreciate.
Passers by may have heard many 'Ooh's and Ahh's' and a fair degree of laughter, emanating from the large workroom that Quiltsmith provided for the 10am - 3pm day of shared wisdoms, sewing and socialisation.
A number of participants were busily putting final touches to their Sydney Quilt Show entries, and it was a privilege to see in detail several of the 'Red and Whites' being created for this year's Challenge.
Complimentary tea and coffee (and cakes) were much appreciated, and whilst there was a little good-humoured chiding about "it being rigged", the Lucky Door vouchers went to the very delighted Lynette T, and Salley G. There was absolutely no difficulty in 'cashing' these in, as Quiltsmith offers an extensive choice of glorious fabrics and sewing essentials.
4 members of the Management Committee also partook in the fun, and enjoyed talking to several younger members.
If a member can't usually attend the Saturday 'Burwood Meetings' then these Pop-Up days will be a great way to feel part of the Guild.
A big 'Thankyou' to the President Linda Butcher and her committee for organising this event, and to Melinda Smith and Quiltsmith staff for generously offering their premises, and friendly, fabric help . . .
everyone had such a lovely day!
Members, please keep an eye on Template Free - 'the blog', for more information about the next Pop-up Sewing Day.
It will be at Hobbysew, Top Ryde on Friday April 10th, 10am - 3 pm.
A Booking can be made through the Guild Office, now, and again numbers will be limited.
It's always enjoyable to see 'new faces' and new quilts, so do think about attending the next Pop-Up Sewing Day.
Your attendance will be most welcome!
Friday, 20 March 2015
Innovative & traditional entries compete for over US$10,000 in cash, prizes & awards including Best of World, Best Use of Colour, Best Traditional, Best Innovative, Best of Country & Viewer’s Choice.
Many countries are represented including Canada, Germany, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, South Africa, Spain, United Kingdom & the United States. (A country must have ten entries to qualify for the Best of Country award.)
Entries can be submitted online, by e-mail or by post. The closing date for entries is 18 May 2015.
Special Note for Sydney Quilt Show EntrantsIf you would like the World Quilt Australian Coordinator to collect your entry after the Sydney Quilt Show this year to send onto the World Quilt Competition, please sure to notify the Exhibition Secretary as soon as possible.
Please direct any queries to firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, 18 March 2015
Monday, 16 March 2015
The Quilters and Patchworkers of New England are putting the final stitches to their Annual Quilting Exhibition.
Its not too late to plan a trip to this beautiful area of NSW, and with Autumn in full swing, the colours of this rural paradise will be visually uplifting, and stop-offs at local interest spots, wineries and eating venues, will keep the non-quilting visitors just as happy.
The program provides services to children from 18 months of age, to children making the transition to school, teenagers through to adults in their 60s with a variety of different needs, but mainly for those with autism spectrum disorder, dementia and acquired brain injury (through accident, drug or alcohol abuse).
This area of NSW is 'home' to many quilters, so come and support their lovely exhibition this year.
Dates : Saturday - Sunday 28-29 March 2015
Venue : Legacy House, Faulkner Street, Armidale.
Opening Hours : Saturday 9.00am - 5.00pm
Sunday 9.00am - 4.00pm
Entry Fee : $5
Saturday, 14 March 2015
Thursday, 12 March 2015
- 2 x 1 hour workshops with Margaret each day
- Fabric and quilting accoutrements, handmade items, and patterns for sale
- Pop-up Shop