Needlework Tool Collectors    2019  MEETINGS


02 February    Highlights of 2018 - Most memorable items and forgotten items you wish you would
                         have brought for Show and Tell

02 March         Darn It - Mushrooms - Karen Kearney 
06 April            Craft Alive - Dot Cawood, Judy Hopkins, Joan Blaney & Wanda McPherson 
04 May              EXCURSION to Yarra Park Costume Museum 2:00pm (Wesley Hall not available)  
01 June           Show & Tell - Royal Commemorative Tools
06 July             SALES MALL Jackie Mitchell; New/Modern Needlework Tools 
03 August        Nicci Kissane Ebony and Ivory; S&T Anything Black or White  
07 September  Open Day - showcase of some collections 
05 October      AGM David Kissane; Scrimshaw 
02 November   Susan Webster - Treen Needlework Tools 
07 December
  Christmas Lunch; Ann & Jenny/Chineur Antiques - Needlework Tools in France and
 Upcoming in 2020:
01 February     Highlights of 2019 - Most memorable and forgotten items you wish you'd brought for
                        Show and Tell
07 March         DORCAS - Nicci Kissane

09 February    NSW AGM + My Other Collection2: Small Perfume Bottles
11 May             Trading Tables; Rabbits, Chicks & other Easter-y inspirations

10 August
       'A Fascinating Pair of Scissors'  plus  Half Dolls plus   A display of needlework tools in
                         the novels and writings of Jane Austen 
12 October      An Old Kimono plus Mauchlineware
14 DECEMBER   Christmas, and Talk... 'A Christmas Feast in Needlework Tools'   
 BYO lunch; tea & coffee available
06 February Travels in Morocco & searching for Exotic textiles - Keryn James
03 April        Collecting my Kathe Kruse Dolls - Doody Taylor
05 June        History of the Handkerchief - Jillian Manning; S&T interesting hankies, sachets & boxes
07 August    TBA  
02 October  Gaye Beswick from the Lace Guild; S&T All forms of lace   
27 November Christmas lunch 12:30pm    

You are all encouraged to bring along to a meeting any item relevant to the theme of the day for "Show and Tell'. There will be a sales table at each meeting - please bring your priced articles.  
Disclaimer : NTCSA is a social group. You are responsible for the care of your items.
Subscriptions to be a member of our parent society are $30 per year. A monthly newsletter is mailed to all members, who are welcome to attend our group meetings. A  plate of afternoon tea is welcome. 

You might also be interested in knowing some of our
2010 - 2017 Meeting Topics. They're in .pdf format and were:

Victorian Group
2:00pm - first Saturday each month except January
Venue: Gardner Uniting Church Hall
Cnr Malvern and Burke Roads
MALVERN EAST (Melways 59/H7)
$5.00 entry fee to cover hall costs


 NSW Group 2019
11:00am to 4:00pm Saturday, (Feb, May, Aug, Oct, Dec)

 **NEW VENUE** :
Dence Park, 26 Stanley Road 

$5 entry fee to cover hall costs
 South Australia Group
First Wednesday of the month at 1:30pm, with the exception of the Christmas meeting which is a shared luncheon at 12:30pm.
The Church of Christ
 65 Sturt Road, BRIGHTON, S.A.

Church of Christ (western side)
65 Sturt Road, BRIGHTON, S.A.
 At the meetings, a donation of $3 will cover running costs