Today I travelled to Renmark together with approx 159 others to be part of
The Theme for the Day was teapots
each table had a beautiful old teapot in the middle enhanced with Australian Flowers,
on arrive we all received a goodies bag, enclosed was a lovely pincushion in the shape of a teapot (sorry no photos) and local products , Almonds, Orange juice and local information of the area and surrounding towns.
with the most delicious
assorted Greek sweets and Pastries
First guest speaker was a charming Lady
Dianne Wood speaking about history of buttons and sharing her Vintage Button Collection
The next guest Speaker Alieen Pitman
shared her memories of collecting teapots over the last 30 years
Alieen's collection at the moment is 300 and counting
Notice this one is shaped like a sewing machine
Lunch was catered for by the local Greek Committee
Lamb Yiros, Marinated Chicken, Greek Salads, Garlic Sauce, Pita Bread and fruit platters.
Lots of socialising and retail therapy.
The afternoon Guest speaker was
Navy Commander Liz Frost
spoke of her quilting experiences while being in the forces
and her encounters while being posted to Iraq for six months .
Throughout the day included
Demonstrations ......... Machine Quilting, Doll Making, Brazillian and Machine Embroidery
and lots of Show and Tell
The Day finish with yet another
beautiful spread on assorted Cakes and Slices.