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Crafts section winners from Toowoomba congratulated
COUNCILLOR James O’Shea recently congratulated Ekka winners from the Toowoomba Embroiderers’ Guild.
Members of the Toowoomba Embroiderers’ Guild were successful entrants in the Creative Arts and Crafts section of the 2021 Brisbane Exhibition
Despite the exhibition being cancelled, exhibits had been accepted and judged prior to the cancellation.
Loretta Stone was awarded first in Hardanger, first in Gold Work and another first in original design.
June Lederhose had a first in Filet Lace, second in Hardanger and a Highly Recommended for original design.
Chris Tessier obtained a first in her Patchwork Wall Hanging, second in the Patchwork Bag and a Highly Recommended for Cross Stitch on linen.
Members of the public did not have the opportunity to view these items of embroidery in Brisbane.
However, the Toowoomba guild is holding its biennial exhibition “Colourful Threads of Spring” in conjunction with the Carnival of Flowers, and these award-winning items will be on display with 150 others.
THE EXHIBITION IS BEING HELD AT ST DAVID’S CHURCH HALL, 46 MARY STREET, MT LOFTY ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 AND 4 FROM 10AM TO 3PM. FOR A $2 ENTRY FEE YOU CAN EXPLORE THE WORLD OF EMBROIDERY AND PURCHASE ITEMS FOR SALE.