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National Crochet Conference: General Admission - Thursday 1 June 2023

  • 1 Jun 2023
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wesley Conference Centre, 220 Pitt Street, Sydney


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Join us for an unforgettable day filled with creativity, inspiration, and endless opportunities to learn and connect with fellow crocheters. Your general admission ticket grants you access to all seminars, demonstrations, and exhibitions, as well as the chance to purchase materials and supplies at the boutique yarn market. Get ready to be immersed in a world of crochet, yarn and creativity!

A $35 pre-purchased general admission ticket enables access to that day’s entire speakers presentation program delivered from the Wesley Theatre and the Boutique Yarn Market. Presentations commence on the hour. Note: If you have purchased a workshop for the same day, you do not need to buy a general admission ticket to access the Speaker Presentations.

 Date: Thursday 1 June 2023
 Time: 9:00 am - 6:00pm
 Location: Wesley Conference Centre
220 Pitt Street
Sydney NSW 2000

Seminar Schedule: 

9:00 am – Designer Interview: An interview and audience Q&A with a master crochet artist.

10:00 am – Blocking: The different methods of blocking and the benefits of “cooking” acrylic to get a silky texture. 

11:00 am – Physio for Crocheters: Exercises to loosen up stiff joints and remedies for dry, irritated skin and hands.

12:00 pm – Panel Discussion: Yarn Shop: Hear from experienced yarn shop owners on operating a successful shop.

1:00 pm – Fashions on the Field: Join the catwalk for a fashion show of crochet garments for your chance to win a prize.

2:00 pm – Protecting Your Intellectual Property: How to protect your designs and what to do if someone steals or copies your work.

3:00 pm – Susan Walsh of Peppergoose Designs: Susan shares her story as a designer and answers audience questions.

4:00 pm – Monetising Your Crochet: A presentation by someone who has made a career success from crochet.

5:00 pm – Fast Fingers Competition: Come on stage and enter this fun-filled competition to win a prize.

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