NSW Guild 70th Anniversary

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Gay and Lyn attended the NSW Guild 70th Anniversary weekend in June 2017. We visited the Exhibition and saw our Guild entry of The Forest Floor Rug. (As these were big items, they were not able to be displayed as we would have liked, due to the room. ) After admiring the work of Members, we put in our People’s Choice vote and headed back to the venue at the RSL. This was all set up with the Traders and the Members stand. After spending our money with the Traders, we headed to our post of the Members stand to spend the afternoon on sales. We did both sell something of ours and closed up at 4pm. Off to the Guild rooms to get changed and head out to the Anniversary and Awards night. This was a lovely night and the food was very nice. We were able to chat and catch up with others from all over. Awards were given out for different categories and some very talented members won prizes. Everyone seemed to have a wonderful night. Laughs and fun all round. It was a pleasure for Gay and Lyn to represent our Guild. (This we thought, to be important for our Guild to be represented). Gay B and Lyn A.

Exhibition Items, NSW Guild 70th Anniversary June, 2017.
Central Coast entry the Forest Floor Rug.

Open Day

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The Precinct Open Day was a great day. We weren’t detered by the wind and everyone had a great time. Enjoy the photos everyone.

Trudie’s Exhibition

Our member Trudie is having an exhibition, so don’t forget to check it out everyone!

Mini Exhibition of Shibori Indigo Dyeing
Shawls, Scarves and Cushions
In Linen, Wool and Cotton
By
Trudie Dekeijzer
From 8/7/2017 – 1/8/2017

Opposite the Bakehouse Gallery
19 Bay street
Patonga

Open Weekends only
11am-3pm

Our Biggest Morning Tea

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What a fabulous day we all had for the Biggest Morning tea. Around 20 of us enjoyed ourselves with plenty of food and prizes.  Thanks for all the organisation and helpers.  By Lyn A.

 

Harvest Festival

The Harvest Festival was on last weekend and there were lots of visitors to the mountain districts.  This is Lyn with her woven saori wrap at the Wollombi markets on Monday of the long weekend.  Lyn was there with the Morriset Spinners and Weavers who had their Interweave exhibition at Wollombi over the weekend.  They had a very successful exhibition so they were very happy with the weekend.  Naomi and Bev were at Kulnura on Sunday with the Art and Craft Exhibition in the hall.  They spent the day spinning and chatting to all the visitors about all things fibre and spinning.  Kulnura Hall was a little quiet on Sunday due to the constant thick fog, but many people braved the weather and the Harvest Festival turned out to be very successful.

What’s On

The Harvest Festival Central Coast is on this long weekend.  As a part of the festival, Morriset Spinners and Weavers are having an exhibition and sale at the Old Fireshed Gallery at Wollombi.  Our very own Lyn A is a member there too, so pop in to see her and the other members.  Why not make a day or a weekend of it and check out the other fun events being held as part of the festival.  There’s plenty going on over the weekend.