CLIC - Craft Ladies in Colwinston

Success at the Vale Show. Some of the CLIC craft members entered the Produce section at the. Vale of Glamorgan Show yesterday and were successful. Germaine Broadbent, Nia Davies and Joan Hughes won first prizes and Chris Williams won a second. This was the first time they had taken part in the show. Congratulations to them all.


Last year, this small group of friends made over 1000 poppies for the Curtain of Poppies displayed at the Annual Wonderwool Exhibition at the Royal Welsh Showground. They decided to carry on with their crafting and made a plan to make something to display at this years Wonderwool show. The Spectrum Friendship Banners have been made over the past 12 months. They consist of 9 panels each about 2metres by 1 metre. There are 3 embellished felt panels, 3 patchwork panels and 3 decorated knitted and crocheted panels. Everyone has learned new skills and enjoyed the friendships that the group has engendered.

Thanks to the Colwinston Community Council, the Colwinston Village Hall, Adelaide Walker and White Gecko Crafts, the Sycamore Tree Inn and Charlies Café, who have all helped in many different ways. The photograph shows some of the group with the banners which were admired by many at the showground.

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