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Machines and Makers Open Day

  • Mundaring Hall Nichol Street Mundaring, WA, 6073 Australia (map)

A feast of free events to wet the appetite of sewers and sewing machine enthusiasts with Collectors Gordon Freegard and Charles Lithgow showing samples from their respective collections and being on hand to discuss machines with other enthusiasts.

Visitors will be able to learn to cut a pattern; use a dressmakers mannequin; share sewing stories; bring in old clothes, textiles, sewing tools for expert advice in the Old Stuff Road Show; browse through vintage and collectable stalls; try a treadle machine; and sort their cuffs from their collars in an ironing competition that is sure to get you all steamed up!

FREE | Suitable for all ages

Also happening on the day ....

  • 'Machines & Makers' and 'A Needle Pulling Thread' art exhibitions at Mundaring Arts Centre 10am - 4pm
  • 'Scrapula' drop-in workshop with Marie Jacquier at Mundaring Arts Centre 10am - 2pm
    Using small scraps of fabric stitched on the hand crank machine and embellished with hand stitching create little decorations or brooches.
  • 'A Stitch in Time' exhibition at Mundaring District Museum 10am - 2.30pm
  • Book sale and 'Capturing Stories Clothes Line' display by Mundaring Library 10am - 1pm