Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Cancer Council Fundraising results
Amazing effort, thanks to all, we've now raised $31,225; with over $10,000 coming from our Tea Cosy Exhibition 2017 at the Warratina Lavender Farm. Here's the link to the fundraising page,

2017 Tea cosy competition results
See more photos by clicking on the link; Facebook

First Prize of  $250 cash, goes to Jo Watkins of Ringwood, for her adorable little bunny sleeping in the blackberry bush.

The best beanie prize goes to Marianne Alcock of Brisbane for her very cute koala beanie. Marianne has won a $25 voucher kindly donated by Bendigo Woollen Mills.

The best soft toy was won by Joanne Moore of Brisbane, for 'Lamb-ee', who's been eating too much lavender at the Lavender Farm, and has fallen asleep. Joanne has won a $25 voucher from Bendigo Woollen Mills

The People's Choice prize has also been won by Joanne Moore of Brisbane, for her 'Finding Nemo' tea cosy. She wins a $50 Spotlight voucher for her colourful coral creation.
Raffle Prize winners
Prize 1. Quilt, won by Muriel Strahan
Prize 2. Watercolour painting, won by Robyn Taylor
Prize 3. Hamper, won by Sue H.
Prize 4. Miniature garden in a teacup, won by Dawn Develyn.
Prize 5. Hamper, won by Chris Blundell.
Prize 6. Hamper, won by Mark Sawyers
Prize 7. Hamper, won by Cathy.

Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Tea Cosy Exhibition

Tea Cosy Exhibition
A fundraiser for the
Cancer Council
at the
Warratina Lavender Farm
July 15th to 23rd
open daily from 10am-4pm
Entry fee is a gold coin donation to the Cancer Council

Come and see all the amazing tea cosies, and the 40 beautiful quilts that are adorning the walls of the lavender drying shed. The tea cosies are all for sale, as well as beanies, soft toys, and other assorted locally handcrafted items.
Please note that we don't have credit card facilities; cash sales only.
All money raised goes to the Cancer Council.

Prize Draws
When you visit the exhibition, you can go in the draw to win one of our 7 amazing prizes, including a beautiful quilt, a watercolour painting, a tea themed hamper, a lovely teapot, and more.

Wednesday, 1 March 2017

Tea Cosy and Soft Toy Competition 2018.
This is an annual fundraiser for the Cancer Council
So far, we've raised over $31,000

Best tea cosy, $250 cash prize
Use your knitting, sewing, felting, embroidery, patchwork, wood carving, welding, quilting, or crocheting skills to Craft a Cure for Cancer.
Add a 5cm square card with your entry, and write a few lines on something special or interesting about the tea cosy that you've made; the person who buys it would like to know....

Pin a note on the tea cosy with your name and phone number, so we can contact you if you are a prize winner.  

All tea cosy competition entries must be received by Friday, 29th June, 2018.

If you are donating a tea cosy, soft toy, or other craft item, but don't wish to be eligible for a prize, please send your items to us by Monday 9th July.

All craft work received will be on display and for sale at Warratina Lavender Farm,
105 Quayle Road, Wandin Yallock, from 14th to 22nd July 2017.

For some creative ideas and free patterns, check out, and .

To make a donation to the Tea Cosy Competition fundraising effort for the Cancer Council, go to

Please note that the tea cosies, beanies and toys that you send to us cannot be returned. They will be displayed and sold at Warratina Lavender Farm, to raise money for the Cancer Council.
Any that remain unsold after the display will be  sold at Orchards CafĂ©, Hopetoun Rd, Park Orchards, or at markets and other events from time to time.  
All money raised will be donated to the Cancer Council.
    Post your entries to 'Tea Cosy Competition', PO Box 109, East Ringwood, 3135, Victoria, Australia.
    • Entries can be left with Annemarie at the tea rooms, Warratina Lavender Farm, 105 Quayle Road, Wandin Yallock.