Tuesday, 7 October 2014

Needlework Tool Collectors Society 2014 Conference.

Enjoy Needlework?
Then the following information might interest Quilters and Textile Artists alike.
Members of the Needlework Tool Collectors Society are busily preparing for their 2014 Conference and invite all interested parties to attend on the weekend of the 25th and 26th of October.

A German made Edwardian Basket with glorious silk lining, showing pockets and loop attachments for needlework tools   Photo - Kerry Easton

This group has meetings in 3 States, plus a Conference every second year. Many members are involved in a broad range of sewing, embroidery and craft areas, and the experience of working with useful and well-made tools often grows into a fascination with needlework tools of all kinds.
Information about the Conference can be found on the website  of the society, however briefly, information that should be noted includes
  • Tickets need to be pre-booked.
  • The closing date for Ticket  sales is October 17th
  • A Sales Mall will be open only to attendees . . not the General Public
  • The Conference Dinner on Saturday evening will have Claudia Chan Shaw (from the ABC Programme : The Collectors)  as the After Dinner Speaker. 
  •  A Pincuchion Competition and Raffle are on offer, along with Members' own, sales tables.
in Sydney, Australia 
at The Harbourview Hotel
Blue Street, North Sydney, NSW  
                                                                  October 25-26 2014
Conference commences Friday afternoon with 
Conference registration 5-6pm
, and an informal dinner in the evening.
Refreshments are available Saturday and Sunday morning when the
Registration desk opens at 8:00am

For Further information please contact   webmaster@needleworktoolcollectors.org 
Or Phone : Kerry 0421 998 136
                  Marlene 02 98162574 

All Welcome!

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