Dorset Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers

Promoting traditional textile crafts across Dorset

Children’s Workshop 27th April 2013

Our Children’s Workshop is an opportunity for young people to come along to one of our monthly Guild meetings to try their hand at weaving, spinning and other crafts associated … Continue reading

April 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

March 2013 Meeting

For our March meeting, the morning session was taken up with a Bags & Batts of Inspiration Workshop,  the Bags are little mixtures of fabric, notions, yarn, pictures etc to … Continue reading

April 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

February 2013 Meeting

The February meeting started with a very interesting demonstration by Jocelyn on how to assess and sort out a whole fleece. Quite a few members brought along example fleeces to … Continue reading

April 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

First Thoughts from the Certificate of Achievement in Spinning Group

In December we began with 10 students signed up, some intending to go the whole hog, others attending the meetings as a learning opportunity. We meet on the second Monday … Continue reading

April 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Open Day January 2013

What a wonderful start to our New Year and new venue! We are ideally positioned near the town centre that some visitors to the Open Day had just seen the … Continue reading

April 1, 2013 · Leave a comment