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Orange Festival of Creativity: Stitching Retreat

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Orange Festival of Creativity: Stitching Retreat

Wed 20 July - Fri 22 July

Connect with like-minded people, take time out for yourself and nurture your creativity on our three day retreat.

Embroidery, quilting, crochet, knitting and needlepoint

9.30am – 4.30pm both days

Event includes:

– 2 of Australia’s best textile teachers – Wendy Williams from Flying Fish Kits and Robyn Hicks from Yummy Yarn And Co

– A choice of classes or sit and stitch and work independently on your own project

– Delicious food – morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea

– Pop up shops – patchwork, needlepoint, crochet, knitting, embroidery

– Welcome dinner (optional)

– Fabulous company (guaranteed!)

– Spacious light filled venue

Wednesday 20th July – sit and stitch and shopping day (shopping is open to general public)

Thursday 21st July – book a class with either Wendy or Robyn or join our ‘sit and stitch’ and work on your own project

Friday 22nd July – book a class with either Wendy or Robyn or join our ‘sit and stitch’ and work on your own project

Wendy Williams – one place left in classes on Thursday and Friday

Robyn Hicks – availability in both classes


Wed 20 July
Fri 22 July
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The Greenhouse of Orange
44 Sale Street
Orange, NSW 2800 Australia
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The What’s On calendar covers arts and heritage events happening across the NSW Central West in the local government areas of Bathurst Region, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Lithgow, Mid-Western Region, Oberon, Orange, Parkes and Weddin.

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