Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

QCWA Girls Know Value of a Good Stitch in Time; Back of Work Must Be Neat Too

Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

QCWA Girls Know Value of a Good Stitch in Time; Back of Work Must Be Neat Too

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IF THE back of your work is not as neat as the front, you will most likely have to do some reverse stitching.

That was what Point Vernon and Pialba QCWA craft teacher Alison Tingay told the women in her embroidery and craft class.

aThe QCWA have set guidelines that must be followed. If we put a piece in a show it has to be of a high standard.

aThe judges look at the back of the work, not the front, and expect to see no thread ends or knots showing,a she said.

Mrs Tingay knows what she's talking about. She is a state bar holder, which is the highest level in teaching and judging, and she can judge anywhere in Australia.

The Point Vernon and Pialba group has been at the Torquay Rd hall for two years and has up to 15 members in the class.

Teacher Marcia McWha said the group enjoyed being together and helping each other with their craft. …

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