A BRIEF HISTORY of the MORNINGTON PENINSULA PATCHWORKERS Inc. (M.P.P.I.)
The patchworkers of Mount Eliza, Victoria, first came together in 1983. Two ladies decided to form a Patchwork group so an advertisement was placed in the local Leader newspaper. Interested crafters were invited to an introductory meeting at St James The Less Church. It drew a positive response and the fledgling group soon grew to 18; the next decade passed swiftly and by 1993 the 31 member group became incorporated. It was decided that M.P.P.I. would hold its first meeting on 2nd Monday in February 1993 at the Mt. Eliza Community Centre. There have been several moves to larger venues over the years as the membership continues to grow. M.P.P.I. now has approximately 200 members.
Our Monthly Gathering:
At our monthly gatherings, members come together to stitch, share and enjoy all things patchwork. We have “Show and Tell” sessions, where members share their latest project, access an extensive library; sell quilting and sewing related items at the trading table and book into workshops. Throughout the year the club invites a variety of guest speakers from a diverse background of patchwork and other crafting genres.
WHEN WE MEET: 2nd Tuesday of the month (From 14th October, 2019)
WHERE: St. Mark's Uniting Church, 50 Barkly Street, Mornington
TIME: 10.00am to 3.00pm
Members are invited to join one or start a group of their own.
Mornington Textile Arts Group (M.T.A.G.)
This group meets on the 3rd Saturday of the month. The group takes on the challenge of both the textile artist and the modern quilter.
If you are interested in quilting, textile arts and sewing and would like to find out what we do please contact us via email. email@example.com
M.T.A.G. meet on the 3rd Saturday of the month from 10am - 4pm at the
Currawong Stables, Art Room, 5-17 Currawong Street, Mornington 3931.
New in 2018 This group meets on the 4th Saturday of the month and is designed for beginners or those new to patchwork.
If you would like to "get started" in patchwork or improve your skills this group is for you. With sessions on a Saturday to enable those that perhaps work or have weekday commitments sit and sew sessions from 10am with experienced patchworkers on hand to get you started maybe just what you need.
If you are interested in this group and would like further information please contact us via email. firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday Stitchers group meet from 10am - 4pm on the 4th Saturday of the month at the Currawong Stables, Room 3, 5-17 Currawong Street, Mornington 3931.