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Carnival of Flowers Exhibition.

Our club has a major exhibition during Carnival of Flowers, with demonstrations of all many of our crafts, as well as sales of items made by our members. Our theme this year is "Textiles from the Garden" and will feature some of the wonder fibres we get from plants, as well as many of the natural colours that we can dye with using plant material. Check out the Facebook page:- Quilts, Stitches & Textiles for more information.

The 14th Southern Hemisphere Felt-Maker's Convergence, in Toowoomba over the period 24 - 29 September 2017, is coming up really fast.

Final preparations are now being made. Registrations and final payments are to be made no later than 20th August 2017. If you have any questions, contact Marilyn at

If you haven't registered and wish to, download the General Information here; and the Registration Form here.

Also there is some vital information to people who have registered or paid their deposit. Please click here for that information.

The updated Program is now available, download your copy here.

For version 4 of the Presenter Profiles and workshop requirements, please download the document here.

Our Banner this month is the material for a hand woven bag, by Pat. The pattern is a twill, with Pat combining 22 fine threads to make the weft.

Where is Toowoomba?

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Our club rooms are located at the Homestead Building,
Toowoomba Showgounds
Glenvale Road, Toowoomba.

Glenvale Toowoomba

Map of the western side of Toowoomba. Click on map to see a larger copy.


The Toowoomba Spinners, Weavers & Dyers Group was formed by a small number of women in 1977. A few people who had similar interests and wanted to meet on a regular basis started the club. A notice was placed in the local paper and the club started. Emma McLellan was the founder with a few other women. Lucy Frost and Joyce Baker (Foundation members) are still current members.

Membership in 2017 stands at around 60 and includes men and women from all age groups.

While spinning was the initial interest the organisation now also includes all fibre crafts, including weaving, felting, dyeing and much more.


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