Crafty ladies open their doors

Central and North Burnett Times - - YOUR COMMUNITY -

CEL­E­BRAT­ING 90 years of QCWA in Mun­dub­bera caused a traf­fic jam on Satur­day af­ter­noon.

A gar­den party with many mu­si­cal fea­tures, raf­fles, a bar­be­cue and much more had ev­ery­one en­ter­tained.

The CWA hall was beau­ti­fully dec­o­rated with arts and crafts, all hand-crafted by mem­bers of the lo­cal as­so­ci­a­tion.

Julie Greiner, a gifted knit­ter who has won nu­mer­ous craft com­pe­ti­tions run by the CWA, was on hand to show her knit­ting styles.

“My baby bon­net that was made us­ing heir­loom knit­ting has been en­tered into the CWA state ti­tles,” Mrs Greiner said.

“I have re­cently won the branch, di­vi­sional andWide Bay com­pe­ti­tions and I am hop­ing to win the state with my bon­net.”

An amaz­ing dis­play of hats and ta­bles were set out with ex­quis­ite needle­work and an as­sort­ment of paint­ings, pen­cil sketches and em­broi­dery.

“Our CWA is proud to be here after all th­ese years and I can see us get­ting stronger after see­ing the support we have had to­day on our birth­day,” pres­i­dent Mar­garet O’Kelly said.

“I am so happy with the ef­forts of the ladies to make

PHOTO: NOEL THOMP­SON

SHE’S A WIN­NER: Julie Greiner is a gifted knit­ter, whose baby bon­net has won nu­mer­ous craft com­pe­ti­tions run by the CWA.

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