Know thy Friend: Sally O’Wheel

My worship story I discovered the idea of God in suburbia when I was nine years old, on my way to school. I waited for my friend under an ornamental street tree, a prunus which had broken out in pink flowers. The blossoms cut out the crisp blue sky above and I was...

Beginning the Sydney Parkinson Panel

Cathy Davies, New South Wales regional Meeting About a year or so after Garry Duncan and I were asked if we would help set up the Australian Quaker Tapestry Project I asked Garry how many panels he thought we should create.   I was thinking perhaps ten or so, but...

Questions about Francis Cotton

Sally O’Wheel, Tasmania Regional Meeting This is the hardest thing I have had to deal with since I accepted the position as co-convenor of the Friends in Stitches, Australian Quaker Narrative Embroidery. I have had the job of creating the Friends in Stitches web page...

Aotearoa/New Zealand Yearly Meeting

 Tessa Spratt Kia Ora Friends! (Greetings) When I was appointed as Australia’s representative to Aotearoa/New Zealand Yearly Meeting (A/NZ YM), Cathy Davies and I offered to show the nine completed Crewel Embroidery Panels in New Zealand, and we spent nearly 3 weeks...

Friends in Stitches at Yearly Meeting 2014

Tessa Spratt, Victoria Regional Meeting and Cathy Davies, New South Wales Regional Meeting.   When Cathy Davies and I submitted Friends in Stitches for a Summer School Programme, momentarily there was a hesitation from the organisers about it fitting with the...