At our exhibition this weekend we have four great vendors with an amazing array of goodies to tempt us. Appleyard Cottage, Fabric Garden and Mercier are all based in Sydney and bring us a fabulous selection of fabrics and accessories. Wabi Sabi Design Australia are visiting us from Canberra and have the most unbelievable of Japanese fabrics and garments.
We are excitedly counting down the sleeps until our exhibition- it starts this Friday May 3rd and runs through until Sunday 5th May 10am until 4.30pm daily. You can follow us here and on Instagram @eastwoodpatchworkquilters
Here’s a bunch of members doing last minute checks on some of the quilts entered.
Our exhibition will be held at Brush Farm House and Eastwood Corrective Services Academy, Eastwood. Both are located on the same grounds.
*you can drive and park at the venue or in surrounding streets. Entry to the car park is from Lawson Street.
*you can catch a train to Eastwood Station and then catch a 545 bus heading towards Parramatta. It’s a short ride, exit at the sixth stop opposite Eastwood Corrective Services Academy and enter by foot close by.
You can enter the exhibition from either the Lawson Street or Terry Road sides.
There are two buildings full of over 100 quilts of all types. Make sure that you visit both. Brush Farm House is the historic house nearest the Lawson Street entrance and Corrective Services is at the other end of the car park nearest the Terry Road entrance.
Besides the amazing array of over 100 member quilts, there is a fabulous craft stall of handmade member crafts and a cafe serving delicious baked treats, light lunches and drinks. These Re booth located at the Brush Farm building.
At the Corrective Services building, there are even more quilts! And as well, we have some fantastic vendors to help you stock up on the essentials in life (ie. Fabric)
This exhibition is highly recommended if you enjoy textiles or history. The Lady and the Unicorn is currently on exhibit at the Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney, it’s only venue in Australia. You will need to book a timed entry ticket, it’s a very popular exhibition on until 24th June 2018. Visit the gallery website for more details here
This quilt competition is open to all NSW quilters and will be exhibited in October 2018. More details are below and to access the full information and entry forms click here
The competition is being run in conjunction with Oatley Lions Club and proceeds go to the McGrath Foundation to help provide breast care nurses and support to women and families suffering breast cancer.
Take a short trip to Concord West to visit the newly opened NSW Embroiderers Guild building and catch this interesting exhibition. It’s on until the 25/1/18 with a meet the artist and demonstration day this Saturday 6/1/18 from 10-2.