06 February ZOOM online Meeting. Open to ALL NTCSA Members; start 2pm.
Topic - Highlights of 2020
06 March Colour Purple - Judy Hopkins
03 April Easter holiday, so no Meeting
01 May Land, Sea and Netsuke - Rudi Mineur
05 June ZOOM online Meeting 2pm due to Lockdown.
Show & Tell Political sewing tools
03 July ZOOM online Meeting 2pm due to Lockdown.
Topic plus Show & Tell --- Darners
07 August ZOOM online Meeting 2pm due to Lockdown.
Topic Carolyn Meacham's 'Beaded Needlework Tools' plus Show & Tell
04 September ZOOM online Meeting 2pm due to Lockdown AGM; Topic is PETIT POINT
02 October ZOOM online Meeting 2pm due to Lockdown My Needlework Puzzle -
06 November Hand Fans: an Introduction into the mysterious language, beauty and culture
of elegant fans - Rhonda Diffey
04 December Christmas Lunch
NSW 2021 Dates
13 February Cleaning and general get together, NO SPEAKER. Plus a ZOOM online
Meeting start 2pm (1 hr). Topic - New acquisitions and favourite things
2020, including completed needlework projects
April 8-27 Exhibition by NTCSA NSW group 'Forgotten Needlework Tools"
at Gallery 76, The Embroiderers Guild of NSW. See
Forgotten Needlework Tools for more information
8 May A talk on our exhibition of 'Forgotten Needlework Tools' with Marlene Arditto
Show & Tell: tools for Netting, Knotting, Lucets, Tambour, Darning, Chatelaines,
Needlework clamps, Etuis and other no-longer/rarely-used tools
14 August Meeting cancelled due to Lockdown; Talk etc moved to October
9 October Meeting cancelled due to Lockdown - new date to be confirmed for
'Thimble Holders and Containers' with Marlene Arditto.
11 December TBA
BYO lunch; tea & coffee available
03 February Linda Russo -- "100 Years of Fashion 1820-1920". Theme: Vintage Clothing
07 April Rhonda Fredericks - "Baby Clothes and Smocking". Theme: Items for
02 June Mary Jose -- "Every Stitch Tells a Story: Textile conservation and the stories
behind traditional textiles". Theme: Handmade and/or embroidered bags and
04 August Cuddie (Pauline Cudmore) -- "Mola speak - Ethnic art in textiles". Theme:
06 October Michelle Hill -- "William Morris and the Adelaide connection".
Theme: William Morris items
24 November Christmas Lunch -- bring a plate 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 )