Fabric Fair this Saturday

Organisers of the Altrusa Fabric Fair with some of the many items that will be on sale at the event this weekend. Pictured from left is Jenny Shaw (president), Ann Maclure, De-ane Busby and Jan Lineham.

Altrusa International Cambridge’s big Fabric Fair returns for 2019 this weekend, taking place at the Senior Citizens Hall, Milicich Place from 9.30am to 1pm.

The event has now become a two-yearly event since it started in 2017. It brings together a huge hall of all things fabric – including a massive range of different fabrics, as well as natural fibres such as wool, merino and cotton, and other materials like lace, knitting needles, haberdashery and craft books.

It’s an opportunity to “grab a bargain”, says organisers, for anyone who loves to sew, quilt or knit. Eftpos will be available.

The hundreds of items have all been donated by Cambridge locals. This year a large number of men’s ties have been donated, in case anyone is looking to make something a bit different.

Net proceeds from the event will go towards Kids In Need Waikato and the Children 1st Charitable Trust.

Altrusa International Cambridge has been planning the event for the last few weeks and looks forward to seeing residents turn out for the occasion on Saturday.

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