Stitched Up

This program provides a unique opportunity for students and teachers to document and study the important nineteenth century collection of textiles, costumes and furnishings at Grossman House.


Stitched Up is an education program aimed at Stage 6 Year 11 and 12 Textile and Design Students. The program relates directly to the syllabus area of design and specifically to historical design development.

Students can

  • EXAMINE first hand, 19th century wedding and court dresses, bodices, jackets and undergarments.
  • ANALYSE the design, cut and construction of the costumes and textiles.
  • VIEW and document costume, furnishings and apparel for Major Textiles Project.
  • OBSERVE the factors contributing to the value of historically significant textiles and costume.

Booking Information

Number of Students – 45 max
Duration –¬†90 minutes
Cost – $4 per student
Bookings – (02) 4933 6452

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71-73 Church Street
Maitland 2320 NSW


Usual Hours: 10am - 3pm. 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month and at other times by appointment for groups

(02) 4933 6452
Entry Fees:

Adult $8, Concession $6, Family $20
Trust Members - Free
Group tours:
Tour only $6/person
Tour and Morning or Afternoon Tea, $15 per person
Tour plus lunch $20 per person

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