Dorset Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers

Promoting traditional textile crafts across Dorset

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

Special Senses Day

The Dorset Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers were invited to provide some sensory experiences for families and young people who would be attending Kingston Maurward’s  Special Senses Day, in … Continue reading

March 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

National Exhibition cont…….

Just an update on the previous post. If you want to submit to the national exhibition, bring your work and sample piece along to the guild on Saturday. We will … Continue reading

March 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

Guild meeting Saturday 24th March

This month we have a needlefelt workshop with Viviane Bernhard, followed by Joyce Meader’s talk on the history of knitting in the afternoon. There will also be the woodrow cup, … Continue reading

March 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

Association Newsletter February 18

Click below for the February newsletter……. NEWSLETTER

February 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

National Exhibition

The National Exhibition will be held this Summer in Glasgow. Items for the selected part of the exhibition must be handed in to the guild by the March meeting. Pieces … Continue reading

February 27, 2018 · Leave a comment
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