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05 February
  ZOOM online Meeting. Open to ALL NTCSA Members; start 2pm.
                        Yarn holders. Show & Tell - Highlights of 2021: finds,creations, COVID Projects
                         and significant events

05 March        ZOOM online Meeting. Open to ALL NTCSA Members; start 2pm.
                         A Sampler & its Tale -- June Rivett and Nicci Kissane 

02 April           Beehives and Skeps - Jan Harris 
07 May            SALES MALL plus Colour - Yellow/Gold -- Judy Hopkins 
04 June          French Tools -- Nicci Kissane.
02 July            Display stands, point of sale, and marketing: How to sell a knitting needle --
                          Susan Webster 

06 August      NTCSA 35th Birthday Celebration - ‘CORAL’ Celebration 
03 September AGM and Nanny Brooches -- Greg Hamilton
01 October     Rehabilitation Needlework Tools -- June Rivett 
05 November Enameled Buttons -- Jan Harris
03 December Christmas Lunch - Celebrate Christmas with friends!
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NSW 2022 Dates

12 February   'Thimble Holders and Containers' with Marlene Arditto. Show & Tell: same
                           theme plus bring Covid acquisitions and/or creations.

14 May              Scissors Re-visited - Chris Erratt. Show & Tell: Scissors and Edwardian
                           silver pincushions

13 August
        Distinguishing Angels, Cherubim, Cupids and Putti on Needlework Tools -
                           Marlene Arditto. Show & Tell: Angels, cherubim, cupids and putti
PLUS
                           Needlework tool animals/with animals on them to make our Noah's Ark.
08 October      'The Lacemaker by Vermeer and Lace in Western Art' - Ann Harbers, Art
                           Historian
. The SALES MALL also includes a Christmas Market. 

10  December PARTY TIME. Celebrate Christmas with friends! Christmas theme to be
                           announced.

 BYO lunch; tea & coffee available   
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02 February Jeffrey Fischer, Antique Dealer, Raconeteur -- "Needlework Tools and Needlework as Heirlooms". Theme: Found Treasures and Favourite Items.
06 April       Irene Carrig, Quilt Maker - "Australia's Quilting History" (a powerpoint presentation). Theme: crazy patchwork.   
01 June       Dr Sera Waters, Artist, Arts Writer, Academic -- "Australian Handwork and Embroidery". Theme Australian items of needlework and tools.                  
03 August   [Speaker to be advised.] Theme: Buckles and Buttons
05 October  Ro Blanks, Cross-stitch expert -- "My Journey with cross-stitch Theme: Cross stitch items and Tapestry. 
30 November  Christmas Lunch commences 12:30pm -- Please bring a platter to share
 
You are all encouraged to bring along 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 your items at all times.
A plate of afternoon tea is welcome. Bring your friends who are interested in collecting needle work tools and would like to join the group. A donation of $3 is required to cover our Hall rental costs.
Subscriptions to be a member of our parent society, the Needlework Tool Collectors Society of Australia, are $30 per year. A monthly newsletter "Snippets" is mailed to all members, who are welcome to attend our group meetings. Send your subscription to NTCSA (details on this form )
 
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You might also be interested in knowing some of our
2010 - 2017 Meeting Topics. They're in .pdf format and were:
 
VICTORIA Topics
 
NEW SOUTH WALES Topics
 
SOUTH AUSTRALIA Topics
 
   

  
 Victorian Group 2022  
 
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

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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 NSW Group 2022 
11:00am to 4:00pm Saturday, (Feb, May, Aug, Oct, Dec)

 VENUE:
 EPPING CREATIVE CENTRE
Dence Park, 26 Stanley Road 

EPPING
 
 

$5 entry fee to cover hall costs
 
 
 
 

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South Australia Group 2022
First Wednesday of the month at 1:30pm, with the exception of the Christmas meeting which is a shared luncheon at 12:30pm.
Venue:

 65 Sturt Road, BRIGHTON, S.A.

Church of Christ (western side)
 At the meetings, a donation of $3 will cover running costs
 
 
 
 
 
 
  

   
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