Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Dianne Finnegan QSG of NSW talk on Saturday 15th September at Elizabeth Bay House


This talk for the Quilt Study Group of NSW will take place at 2pm on Saturday the 15th September 2012 at Elizabeth Bay House, 7 Onslow Ave, Elizabeth Bay.
Elizabeth Bay House. Photograph (c) Patrick Bingham Hall
Dianne Finnegan has made quilts for nearly thirty years and along the way has been president of The Quilters' Guild NSW for the Bicentenary, exhibited internationally, curated exhibitions, explored the history of Australian quilts, written books and articles, fundraised, and travelled around the world teaching.
Currently, she is working with the Historic Houses Trust on their Soft Furnishings Project, restoring and replicating textiles at Elizabeth Bay House. 
For this event, Dianne will give her presentation on the Soft Furnishings Project followed by afternoon tea. Then there will be a guided tour of the house by one of the regular guides and a tour of the textiles with Dianne.
Entry to Elizabeth Bay House will be half price for this event  - $4 or Concession - $2; Members of HHT- Free. There is also a fee to the Quilt Study Group of NSW for the talk. This is $5 for  Quilters' Guild of NSW Inc. Members and $15 for non-Guild members.
BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL. Please email Karen Fail at karenvfail@gmail.com  to secure a place at this event.
You are advised not to bring your car. For details on how to get to Elizabeth Bay House, see http://www.hht.net.au/museums/ebh

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