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Annie44Wed, 26/04/2017 - 1:42pm

That's the theme of this year's Biggest Morning Tea where you will be presented with an amazing array of hand crafted coathangers, cushions and doorstops.

Last year the Teddy Bear’s Picnic raised over $2,000 and a good proportion of that amount was from the sale of hand crafted bears and dolls. So this year, the Stitch Gatherers group decided to come up with some items that would not only be saleable, but useful around the home.

As usual, there will be prizes for the best hand crafted items, which can be made...

Annie44Sat, 29/10/2016 - 8:36am

There's nothing more pleasurable than finding a hidden treasure at your local op-shop, so when Kay Furley of the North Arm Cove Stitch Gatherers group found an unfinished craft project for the princely sum of $3.00 she snapped it up eagerly.

Imagine Kay's dismay when she got it home and found the instructions were seven pages long and pretty darn complicated. Kay brought the project along to the next meeting and all the ladies agreed that it was a daunting task. Imagine their surprise when at the next meeting Kay presented...

Some of the raffle prizes
Annie44Tue, 24/05/2016 - 4:49pm

The Stitch Gatherers Group were hoping that funds raised at this year's Biggest Morning Tea & Teddy Bears Picnic would at least equal last year's total of $1,550. How about a whopping $2,150 - that's an amazing amount for a small community and just proves that North Arm Cove residents are prepared to dig deep for a good cause.

Raffles and auctions helped to raise this record amount and a highlight of the day was the "Big Ted" raffle and weight guessing...

Annie44Tue, 03/05/2016 - 1:19pm


Join them on Satuday 14 May from 10am to 1pm at the Community Hall.

See the display of bears and dolls. There will be prizes awarded for the best dressed.

Bring your money with you and buy some raffle tickets to win great prizes including beautifully hand crafted shopping bags filled with lovely gifts.

After the judging many of the entries will be up for...

Annie44Mon, 14/12/2015 - 3:16pm

It was a scorching hot day, but the ladies from Stitch Gatherers were ‘cool as cucumbers’ at their choice of venue, Karuah RSL.

Before the feasting got under way, Joan Williams thanked the twelve members present for their hard work during the year and passed on a suggestion from Maureen Kelly for a special event at the 2016 Melbourne Cup Lunch. This project will involve craftwork from the group and everyone is keen to get started.

Joan also...


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