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Embroidery & Textile Event Open Day - Free Entry

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by Vanessa (subscribe)
WeekendNotes Chief Editor / Chief Writer / PR & Communications.

Koala Conventions is hosting their 16th annual Embroidery & Textile Convention in Brisbane this Winter.

To kick off the festivities, all are invited to attend a FREE Open Day event on Sunday 26th of June, 2016 from 10am to 4pm.

Held at Brisbane Girls Grammar School, Spring Hill, event-goers will have much to see and do throughout the morning and afternoon.

Open Day programme highlights include:

  • A large gallery exhibiting over 100 embroidery and textile designs. Displays include a 'Students Display', a 'Wearable Arts Display' and 'Felt Competition' entries. There will also be a preview of upcoming projects for 2017 - including 80 exciting workshops to choose from, each hosted by a professional artist. A wide range of styles, themes and mediums are offered for novices and experienced artists alike.

  • A huge shopping area stocked with supplies by Tutors and Sponsors including hundreds of books, kits, threads, ribbons, fabrics, felt & felting materials, tools, lights, accessories, haberdashery and much more!

  • FREE demonstrations throughout the day by Annie Huntley, Hazel Blomkamp and many more.

    Book signing with Hazel Blomkamp from South Africa, who will be promoting her new book 'Hand Stitched Crazy Patchwork'.

  • Go into the draw to win a Two Day Workshop in 2017.

    Refreshments will also be available onsite or you can enjoy a special lunch at the Watermark Hotel 551 Restaurant, opposite the venue at 551 Gregory Tce.

    For all the latest on this event, please visit the official Facebook profile.

    For more information on the Koala Conventions International Embroidery & Textile Convention, please visit

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    When: Sunday 26th June 2016, 10am till 4pm
    Where: Brisbane Girls Grammar School, 70 Gregory Terrace, Spring Hill QLD 4000
    Cost: Free Entry
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