Guidelines for Fabric Care

Member Yvonne Ritson spoke to us about fabric care at our March meeting, and has provided her notes and some suggested care labels.

Thanks Yvonne!

Fabric Care Notes
Suggested Care Label

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Open Day, 7th May 2016

Open Day 2016

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What’s on at Fibrecraft House – March 11th-17th

What’s on for the week ahead?

March 11 – Experimental dyers, 9:30am
March 13 – Marilyn Jenson’s felted flowers workshop
March 14 – Book and Paper group, 9:30am
March 15 – Midweek Spinners, 9:30am

Thread Heads, 6:30pm
March 16 – Handknitters, 9:30am

Night Owls, 6:30pm

QSWFA are happy to announce the beginning of a great new group, The Thread Heads, which will meet on the third Tuesday evening of the month to embellish and alter clothes with a variety of craft techniques.

Mapleton Camp is coming up, and it’s going to be bigger and better than ever! Make sure you block out July 29-31 in your calendars, and stay tuned for more details.

The Toowoomba camp is coming up – have a look at their website for all the details.

Open Day – WE NEED VOLUNTEERS! If you’re a dab hand with a jar of jam, a mistress of biscuits, or a queen of cakes, then we need you to start thinking about producing some of your masterpieces for sale on our produce stall. We’re also hoping to see some of your fabulous hand crafted pieces for sale on the member stall. If you have any questions about Open Day, or would like to offer help, please contact the Office.

Have a great week, and hope to see you soon!

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Saturday talk – March 5th


“You can’t just say dry clean only!”

Member Yvonne Ritson will be giving our monthly talk for March 5th, all about the general legal requirement for care labeling of clothing and accessories for items that are sold in markets, shops and our fundraising events.

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Beginning Spinning – Sunday, April 10

QSWFA are excited to offer Beginning Spinning with Karen Alpert!


Date: Sunday, April 10, 2016
Time: 9am-4pm
Place: Fibrecraft House – 12 Payne St, Auchenflower
Cost: $95 for non-members, $85 for members PLUS $5 for materials

Karen will cover the basics of spinning wool fibres on a spinning wheel. If you don’t have a spinning wheel of your own, you can use one of ours!

Places are limited, to register please contact the office or phone (07) 3371 0009.

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