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Crochet Guild Australia

National Crochet Conference

Where
220 Pitt St
Sydney NSW 2000
Australia
When

Every day, 9am to 5pm Thursday 1 June 2023 to Saturday 3 June 2023 Except Friday 2 June 2023

Gala Dinner available for the public to buy tickets for and enter in the fashion parade. TIcketed Separately. Venue is: Doltone House, 187 Elizabeth Street, Sydney

A National Crochet Conference is being held at the Wesley Conference Centre in Sydney.

The National Crochet Conference run by the not-for-profit www.crochetguildaustralia.org.au will provide an extensive yarn market, workshops, and 8 hours a day of presentations on topics related to crochet including:

  • How to protect your intellectual property

  • Fashions on the field

  • Fast fingers competition

  • Acrylic yarn vs wool and natural fibre options and blended varieties.

  • Mending crochet

  • Up-cycling – unique chic on how to update and create amazing crochet garments from old items in your wardrobe or from thrifting.

  • Shelley Husband (Australian) and Dedri Uys (UK) - the designer who created the famous Sophies Universe - have a discussion live on stage on how they write and publish their patterns and come up with their designs.

  • How to make an income from crochet.

The $35 entry ticket to the conference includes access to all speaking presentation as well as a yarn market with 30 vendors selling yarn, crochet, and items of interest to attendees.

Also available are 35 workshops on speciality crochet topics that are ticketed separately and include the teachers:

Petra Creutziger QLD (Australian)– Black Sheep Crochet

Shelley Husband VIC (Australian)– Shelley Husband Crochet

Jenny King QLD (Australian)– Jenny King Designs

Erinna Lee VIC (Australian) – The Little Hook Crochet

Dedri Uys (South Africa/UK)– Look at what I made

Susan Walsh WA (Australian) –Peppergoose Design

Wendy Thompson SA (Australian) - (20+) Zigz Crochet - Mosaic WIPnWatch | Facebook

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Crochet Guild Australia

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