Needlework Tool Collectors    2022  MEETINGS


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          In Person meeting combined with ZOOM online Meeting. Zoom is open to
                         ALL members; start 2pm. Topic:
French Tools -- Nicci Kissane
                         plus June Rivett on Coronation needlework

02 July            Display stands, point of sale, and marketing: How to sell a knitting needle --
                          and more!  Susan Webster  [
In Person meeting, no Zoom]
06 August      NTCSA 35th Birthday Celebration in person - link ‘CORAL’ Celebration
                        + ZOOM at 9:30am & 2:00pm
Open to ALL NTCSA Members
03 September AGM and Nanny Brooches -- Greg Hamilton
01 October      Table linens and accoutrements and the Dinner Party -- Nicci Kissane
05 November  War and Peace: Stitchery Stories -- June Rivett
03 December Christmas Lunch - Celebrate Christmas with friends!
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
                           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
. The SALES MALL also includes a Christmas Market. 

10  December PARTY TIME. Celebrate Christmas with friends! Christmas theme is
                           The Nativity, and Christmas colour is Purple. Show and Tell - there's animals
                           and Angels and stars in Presepio and  Putz scenes, plus Purple.

 BYO lunch; tea & coffee available   
02 February Jeffrey Fischer, Antique Dealer, Raconteur -- "Needlework Tools and
                         Needlework as Heirlooms".
Theme: Found Treasures and Favourite Items.
06 April          Irene Carrig, Quilt Maker - "Australia's Quilting History" (a powerpoint
Theme: crazy patchwork. 
01 June         [Changed due to Covid.]  Theme Coronation memorabilia                  
03 August     Dr Sera Waters, Artist, Arts Writer, Academic -- "Australian Handwork and
Australian items of needlework and tools.

05 October    Ro Blanks, Cross-stitch expert -- "My Journey with cross-stitch".
: 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 )

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

 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


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

Dence Park, 26 Stanley Road 


$5 entry fee to cover hall costs


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.

 65 Sturt Road, BRIGHTON, S.A.

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