Dorset Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers

Promoting traditional textile crafts across Dorset


Just a reminder to you all of the shows we are hoping to attend as a Guild this summer; there’ll be a list to sign up to at our June … Continue reading

June 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sturminster Newton Cheese Festival

Sat 14th & Sunday 15th September 2013 Every year we have a tent at the Cheese Festival. It’s a great weekend out, a lovely setting and we are there. As … Continue reading

June 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dorset County Show

The Dorset County Show is an annual celebration of Dorset & its countryside, held near the county town of Dorchester. Our Guild has exhibited at the Show for many years … Continue reading

June 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Updates from the Secretary…

I’ve had a couple of emails with information to share with you all, preferably before our June meeting, so am putting them up here. Firstly, from the Association, a mini-Update … Continue reading

June 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Next Meeting

Our next meeting will take place on the 29th June 2013 starting from 10:30 when the hall will be open for members to come along and share their skills. There … Continue reading

June 7, 2013 · Leave a comment


We have a new Marudai that has been donated to the Guild in memory of Dora & Tim Timmins who were both members for many years. A Marudai is used … Continue reading

June 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Growth & Decay – Themed Challenge 2013

The Themed Challenge is set at the December AGM and is a longer term project for members to produce any article using our crafts and inspired by the set theme. … Continue reading

June 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rendall Trophy 2012

Some late news in from last December – we now have a lovely photo of the winner of our Rendall Trophy, which is awarded by a vote from the members … Continue reading

June 4, 2013 · 1 Comment