From 15 - 23 July 2017, the Warratina Lavender Farm - 105 Quayle Rd, Wandin North will be abuzz with a Tea Cosy Exhibition from 10am to pm daily. Entry fee is a gold coin donation which goes to the Cancer Council at this fundraiser event.
For the knitting, crafting, crocheting enthusiasts, it'll be heaven to see all the amazing tea cosies and the 40 beautiful quilts adorning the walls of the lavender drying shed. The tea cosies are all for sale as well as the beanies, soft toys and other assorted locally handcrafted items. Please note there are no credit card facilities, so please bring cash only. All proceeds from the sale of the craft items, plus the entry fees and raffle money go to the Cancer Council.
At this event, you can go in a prize draw to win one of seven amazing prizes, including a beautiful quilt, a watercolour painting, a tea themed hamper, a lovely teapot and more. Run by the Tea Cosy Competition, if you're submitting an entry, you still have till 14th July to get it in. See the FB page for details and updates. With over 600 items on display at the exhibition, everything is for sale except for the quilts used to decorate the walls of the venue. All the craftwork has been donated by the makers, which means 100% of the sale price is donated at this fourth annual fundraiser. So far, these dedicated crafters have raised over $21,000 for the Cancer Council.
Find out more via the My Own Way page if you'd like to join the fight. Check the Cancer Council's Fundraising page and Donations page for the many ways you can help. If you have some time on your hands and would like to volunteer, they could sure use you.