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 ZOOM online Meeting 2pm Hand Fans: an Introduction into the mysterious
language, beauty and culture of elegant fans - Rhonda Diffey
04 December ZOOM online Meeting 2pm Nicci Kissane will present 'WWI Silk
Embroidered post cards'. Celebrate Christmas with friends!
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 In-person Meeting cancelled; ZOOM online Meeting 2pm, Kerry E to
reprise 'A Christmas Feast with Needlework Tools'.
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 )