Entries have opened today and will remain open from now until 11.59pm on Sunday 23rd October. Entries must be made online here and it is a juried show.
Details for the Modern Quilt Guild Show are below. Any quilter who is a resident of Australia may enter, the categories and rules can be found at their website and entries will be taken through the website October 1-23 2016. Workshop places are almost filled but information can be found by calling Material Obsession (see below)
Don’t miss the Hunters Hill Exhibition this weekend August 12th to 14th at the Hunters Hill Town Hall. It opens daily Friday until Sunday from 10am until 4.30pm. There is a $6 entry. Find more information on their website
If you are making the trip south to catch the Braidwood Airing of the Quilts on the weekend, make sure that you leave a little time to check out the Bungendore Quilters Exhibition as well. Its just a short drive across from Braidwood and the exhibition is always worth a look. You can link to their website here
Many of our members made the trip to Sutherland Shire for the recent exhibition, Labours of Love, and it was wonderful. The gallery is excellent and we enjoyed a coffee or meal at their café which was also very enjoyable.
If you were not able to purchase a catalogue, or regret that you didn’t – its your lucky day, you can download a 72 page digital catalogue of the exhibition for free. Click on this link to take you to the page to download the catalogue. There is also a virtual tour of the exhibition on the gallery website page for the exhibition here
Coming up soon is what promises to be a wonderful exhibition of rarely seen wedding gowns and accessories. The pieces featured in the exhibition are rarely seen and are linked to well known film, television and literature. The gowns span 200 years in time and 50 will be shown. The exhibition runs from July 10 to November 1, 2015. Opening times are Tuesday 10-4pm, with last entrance at 3.30pm.
The event is to be held at Old Government House in Parramatta Park, Parramatta and tickets can be booked online for $16 for adults and $13pp for groups of 10 or more. Your ticket is valid all day, and there are about 20 steps to the first floor areas of the exhibition. To access the exhibition website, click here
High tea can be had at the adjoining Lachlan’s Restaurant ($44pp) and café items range from $4.40 to $18. Click here to read a review and see some luscious pictures.