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Winners are grinners

Photos of a few of our very proud and talented members showing off their prize winning entries from the Gold Coast Show.

Well done, lovely craft work. The art of spinning,weaving, felting, knitting and crochet is vibrant on the Gold Coast.

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Another crafty day

Today at our weekly crafty fix, there was a lot going on! How unusual? Ha !!!

People were warping up looms for our hands on display at this weekends Gold Coast Show, make sure you visit the craft pavilion to see our awesome creative entries.

Other members were busy getting sock yarn, balled, hanked or tied up in knots for dying. I was quietly trying to spin when all of a sudden out of the hands of the ladies next to me, their sock yarn was all caught up in my spinning wheel, all tangled in the bobbin and caught in the band. I know I need help with my spinning, but really! It happened not once but twice, what are the odds? The culprits shall remain nameless.

Anyway the sock yarn was dyed in lovely colour gradients, well done. Be careful I may have to sabotage your knitting!

Show competition

The Mudgeeraba Show was a great success for our group with an outstanding 125 entries in the Spinning, Weaving and Felting section. Lots of our members are grinning with pride after being awarded prizes. Well done to everyone that entered. The overall champion is Pam Everitt, congratulations. Feast your eyes on the gorgeous handmade crafts.

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Show Pavilion Display

The Mudgeeraba Show is on this weekend and we have over 100 entries in the Spinning, Weaving and Felting section. Come on down and see all the beautiful handcrafts. Our group is demonstrating in the main pavilion, we will be spinning and weaving. Mudgeeraba Showgrounds 24 and 25 June. Here is a sneek peek of the display. Thanks to Anna, Pam, Yu and Glenda.

Mudgeeraba Street Party

Recently our group attend the annual Mudgeeraba Street Party. A great community event , where our members displayed crafts they had made, and got the community involved in weaving, spinning knitting and crochet. Lots of fun and great entertainment.DSCN1930

Potters Market 20 November

The Gold Coast & Hinterland Spinners &Weavers Group Inc are having a stall at The Potters Market on Sunday 20 November. It is at the Gold Coast Potters Assoc on Ashmore Rd, see map below. See you there from 9am to 2pm, great place to buy handmade Christmas gifts.SAMSUNG DIGITAL CAMERA