Dorset Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers

Promoting traditional textile crafts across Dorset

Association Newsletter

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July 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Cattistock Show

I’ve been contacted by the show office looking for weaving/spinning demonstrators for the show in a few weeks time on 6th August. They are providing space/tables etc and are happy … Continue reading

July 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

June Newsletter – highlights and addendum!

Herewith… From the Acting Chairman: 2017 seems to be going by so quickly. There is a lot going on over the summer and we hope members will get involved with … Continue reading

June 27, 2017 · 1 Comment

Poll Dorset fleeces

Is anyone interested in a poll dorset fleece? We’ve heard of some available locally. Contact us if you want more info!

June 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Spinner needed urgently!

Can anyone do some demonstrating this Sunday at Longthorns farm near Wareham? Their usual demonstrator can’t make it so they need some help. If you’re interested, they’re offering an alpaca … Continue reading

June 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Bead Weaving workshop

Sarah Bramwell, our speaker this month, will be running a bead weaving workshop in the morning before her talk. Please let us know if you’d be interested.

May 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

New Forest Fleece Fair

The New Forest Guild are holding a fleece fair next month. Click Fleece fair for details.

May 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Zwartbles fleeces

If anyone’s interested in a good quality zwartbles fleece for spinning, Jean Thorn has a local farmer contact who’s happy to reserve some for guild members at £5 each. I’ll … Continue reading

April 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Shibori workshop

Annabel Wilson is holding an Indigo Shibori workshop on 22nd April in Bridport. Contact Annabel on 01935 812447 or email for more details.

April 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

29th April meeting – change of venue

We are unfortunately unable to hold our next meeting at Sunninghill, so, just for April, we’ll be back to our old haunt, the Youth Association Hall on Lubbecke way. Richard … Continue reading

April 1, 2017 · Leave a comment