||NCEATA Newcastle creative embroiderers and textile artists, fibre fiber artists and art, textile art, felting, quilting, art quilts, jewellery, Hunter Valley NSW Australia.s
NCEATA was first formed in Newcastle over thirty years ago the Newcastle Creative
Embroiderers and Textile Artists have been bringing together dynamic textile
artists of all skill levels to share, learn and exhibit.
Workshops cover everything to do with ceative work in all types of fibres and threads including embroidery, machine embellishment, dyeing, painting, discharging, fabric painting, wet and dry felting, beading
and also elements of design and creative visual techniques. Most are given by our own members but there are
also special workshops taught by nationally recognised teachers.
Our 70+ members receive a monthly newsletter which details the workshop information
for each meeting and informs everyone about upcoming exhibitions and
members’ news. There is an extensive library of informative, inspirational
books and magazines.
WHERE: 130 Garden Grove Parade, Adamstown in Newcastle NSW
WHEN: The third Saturday and the third Monday of each month from 10am to 2pm
Membership fees are $50 annually. Visitors are always welcome so just
turn up to a meeting.
Click on the link below to download our NCEATA
flyer and APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP form to your computer. This a
PDF file for you to print out. Fill in your details and mail
with payment to start your membership almost immediately.
For further information contact any of the NCEATA committee through the
links on our
Congratulations to NCEATA member Lorraine Wiseman whose jacket took a first at the 2016 Gresford Show in the Arts and Crafts section. Lorraine was also awarded Stroud Show judge's Choice Champion Needlework and Craft exhibitor because of 6 firsts and 3 seconds out of 10 entries. This jacket is made by discharge dyeing, then over-dyeing recycled jeans with leftover laces, crocheted handkerchief edgings and embroidery.
Congratulations to NCEATA member Mary Hedges whose beaded necklace and earings were awarded 1st prize at the 2014 Sydney Easter Show.
And congratulations to NCEATA member Judi Nikoleski who had her work SHADOW IN THE STORM (below on left) selected as best in the art quilt category and STORM GUST (below on right) was given second place in the mixed techniques category at the Sydney Quilt Show 2013.
And congratulations to NCEATA member Jan Clark who had her work: BLADY GRASS AND GUM LEAVES selected as best large quilt in the open, juried show ONE STEP FURTHER CONTEMPORARY ART QUILTS in Victoria.
Congratulations also to NCEATA member Lisa Wiseman whose crochet beanie hat: IT CAME FROM MY BRAIN was awarded 2nd place in the 3 dimensional section of the Dungog Arts Society Annual Exhibition.