Dorset Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers

Promoting traditional textile crafts across Dorset

July meeting, 28/7/18

This month we have arranged a visit from David Herring. During the morning session he will  ‘fine tune’ any members wheel who have overworked them as a result of buying … Continue reading

July 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

AGWSD newsletter June 18

June Newsletter

June 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Fleece fair!

Our first fleece fair is happening at the June meeting. We are expecting plenty of fleeces for sale from a wide variety of breeds, as well as prepared wool tops … Continue reading

June 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Sales table forms

Forms for items sold with 10% commission or items sold with takings donated to the guild are now available on the meetings page of the website to download & print … Continue reading

May 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

DACA exhibition

You have until 18th July to enter work for this year’s DACA exhibition. Details can be found on their website……. http://www.dorsetartsandcrafts.org/

May 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Wessexwoolcraft

We thoroughly enjoyed the visit from Luke and Sarah Jane yesterday, they had some lovely fibre blends & Luke kept us entertained with his tales of growing up with sheep, … Continue reading

May 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

May guild meeting

We’re meeting on 19th May, a week earlier than usual to avoid the bank holiday weekend – hopefully we’re a bigger attraction than the nuptials going on in Windsor! We … Continue reading

May 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

Bunting!

Janet House has set us a challenge to produce bunting to adorn the guild stand at shows. We need pennants made using any textile craft, any colours. The only stipulation … Continue reading

May 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

Guild Meeting Saturday 28th April 18

This Saturday as well as our usual morning spinning, weaving & socialising, we have a talk from Jocelyn Banks on her textile travels in India.  

April 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

Toika loom for sale

Toika 8 shaft cosuntermarche loom plus warping frame and stool. £300, located in Ferndown. Please contact us for details.

April 4, 2018 · Leave a comment
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