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Amateur Photo competition
Take a photo of “Tanks & Troughs” and be in the running for a cash prize of $250.00 and second cash prize of $50.00 donated by C. & A. Antonis.
The judges decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. All photos must be displayed in a 5cm or larger cardboard mount. The ASBA reserves the right to utilize photos submitted at any time now or in the future.
ENTRY FEE: $15.00
All photos must be submitted to:
CEO & Secretary
Unit 1/6 Merino Court
East Bendigo VIC 3550
No later than 30th June 2014
Janet Knoop’s way of washing greasy fleece – discovered by reading old spinning books that were falling apart and also supported by spinning guru Alden Amos:
Fleece washing instructions (PDF)
4-8 Malton Court
Altona, Victoria 3018
(+61 3) 9398 4444
Non-ionic detergent, soda ash, citric acid
They also have a shop open to the public for general detergents.
The 2014 Australian Sheep and Wool Show is fast approaching and where could we be if it were not for our valued sponsors. There would be no show, it simply would not happen. Therefore please help our sponsors. Frequent their websites, blogs, Facebook or visit them personally to purchase products for your next project.
Proudly presented by the Australian Sheep Breeders’ Association
Friday 18th July, Saturday 19th July, from 9 am to 5 pm
Sunday 20th July, from 9 am to 4 pm
Prince of Wales Showgrounds, 42-72 Holmes Rd, Bendigo, Victoria 3550
Join us for three days of woolcraft competitions, fashion parades, wearable art, vendor stalls, shearing competitions, sheepdog trials, schools competition, junior livestock judging and much more…
2014 Feature Breed: Merino
2014 Woolcraft Competition Theme – “A Riot of Colour inspired by Australian Native Birds”
Show related links for tickets, programs and other details:
Australian Sheep and Wool Show (July 18-20, 2014)
Check out Bendigo Tourism for details on accommodation, maps, and travel, including how to get to and around Bendigo.
Sleeps til Sheep
Selected from all appropriate Classes. Extra consideration if Australian wool used.
MOST OUTSTANDING ENTRY WITH THEME
“A Riot of Colour Inspired by Australian Native Birds”
Perpetual Trophy donated by Kyneton Handweavers & Spinners Group Inc
MOST INNOVATIVE ENTRY
Sponsored by Tantech Pty Ltd Manufacturers of innovative fibre craft detergents
KURBURN PARK MERINO STUD AWARD IN MEMORY OF THE LATE TOM HARMSWORTH
Perpetual Trophy for best designed original handwoven apparel fabric from natural fibre
MARGARET BENNING AWARD
for best garment handspun from fleece handknitted / crocheted using a variety of colours (no tops)
Trophy donated by Geelong Handweavers & Spinners’ Guild Inc
GORDON FORD MEMORIAL AWARD
for best entry using superfine merino wool Award donated by the Ford family (Morrialane Merino Stud)
BEST ENTRY FROM A NOVICE
Sponsored by Artwear Publications Publishers of:
Yarn Embellish Felt Textile Fibre Forum Vintage Made
“FIBRES BY NATURE” AWARD
Australian processers of natural fibres
Perpetual Trophy for most outstanding entry using only natural animal fibre