Have you thought of joining a group of sewers, there are two groups of the Australian Sewing Guild Inc within the Northern Sunshine Coast and Hinterland ?
These groups are made up of enthusiastic people, with varying skills from the novice to the specialist;
The Gilded Lilies Tewantin meet at the Masonic Hall, Cnr Moorindil & Toolar Sts, Tewantin Qld 4565, On the last Saturday of every month at 9.00 am until 3.00 pm
(The venue is changed for March only -- the meeting will be held at the Uniting Church Hall, Werin St., Tewantin 4565.)
Contact Barbara Hawker 07 5474 2454 The Pomona Sewing Goddessess meet at the Lion's Den, Cnr Mountain School Sts Pomona QLD 4568
On the 3rd Saturday of every month at 9.00 am until 3.00 pm Contact Annette Mole 07 5485 2572
The Groups have a program with a different topic each month, plus ongoing projects of sewing items for charities and clothes for premature babies.
On 26th March 2011, The Tewantin Group has a Basic Overlocking Course with Julie Davie.
Julie teaches overlocking classes in Brisbane. Julie will be assisted by Alison Wheeler, a sewing teacher from Brisbane.
Cost of the workshop for visitors for the day is $20 a list of requirements will be given on booking for this course.
If you wish to become a member or just visit either of these groups please ring Barbara 07 54742454 Tewantin Group or Annette 07 5485 2572 Pomona Group.
The Australian Sewing Guild was formed with the aim of ensuring that the art of sewing does not die.
Its focus is mainly sewing by machine. It's stated objectives are:
1) to share and further the growth of the art of sewing.
2) to bring sewers together and encourage the establishment of sewing groups,
3) to encourage and maintain a high standard of craftsmanship.
There is a fee to join the Australian National Sewing Guild, it is a not for profit national organization.
Neighbourhood groups meet regularly throughout the country.
The Tewantin Group have a small library where members can borrow patterns, books etc.
Members of the Guild can attend any neighbourhood group, some very keen members even make a point of attending neighbourhood group meetings when they are in the vicinity and on holidays!
A list of all the neighbourhood groups in Australia and their meeting date and time is published in the national newsletter.
More details about the Australian Sewing Guild are available on the Guild's website at www.aussew.org.au.
Basic Overlocking Course with Julie Davie
Uniting Church Hall, Werin St., TEWANTIN 4565
$20 FOR VISITORS
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