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
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 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
presentation). Theme: crazy patchwork.
01 June [Changed due to Covid.] Theme: Coronation memorabilia
03 August Dr Sera Waters, Artist, Arts Writer, Academic -- "Australian Handwork and
Embroidery". Theme: Australian items of needlework and tools.
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 )