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Forgotten Needlework Tools Thu 8 to Tue 27 April 2021

In April, we are being treated to three weeks of Forgotten Needlework Tools - with pieces from the Needlework Tool Collectors Society of Australia.

A series of talks given by Marlene Arditto and Kerry Easton promise to be a highlight of the calendar! Join us for some light refreshments, a chance to enjoy the exhibition, and the talks at one (or all) of the following times:

Saturday 10 April (11am-11:45am) - Speaker Marlene Arditto - Forgotten Needlework Tools - Discover the world of forgotten tools from "Bodkins: to "Ear Spoons" and "Lucets" and the long-forgotten craze for Parfilage!
Thursday 15 April (6pm-6:45pm) - Speaker Kerry Easton - Chatelaines: Graceful Sewing Companions
Thursday 22 April (2pm-2:45pm) - Speaker Kerry Easton - Sewing Birds, Sewing Animals: Our Third Hands

Tickets are available online: at $15.00 each. Numbers are strictly limited so get in quick!

We look forward to seeing you all at the Gallery!