Dorset Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers

Promoting traditional textile crafts across Dorset

AGM Minutes

As promised at the AGM, here are the draft minutes for you all to read, mark and inwardly digest! If you have any amendments to suggest, please let me know … Continue reading

February 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

The “Official” Furoshiki page

The “Official” Furoshiki page. This is the original of the printed sheets I gave out, from the Japanese Ministry of the Environment.

February 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Miyai Furoshiki

Miyai Furoshiki. Here’s one of the links that I promised one or two “students” at the Furoshiki demo this morning; this one shows most of the basic wraps plus one … Continue reading

February 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Association Update:

  ASSOCIATION OF GUILDS OF WEAVERS SPINNERS AND DYERS  UPDATE February 2014  REMINDER  Don’t forget the National Exhibition 15th May-12th June 2014. Yarns in the Cathedral at Norwich Cathedral. For … Continue reading

February 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bombix Mori and all that!

The Guild was lucky enough to have Amanda Hanniford to visit for a weekend in October. Firstly she ran a long draw workshop at our monthly meeting, Saturday morning where … Continue reading

February 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

February Meeting – Furoshiki Workshop

The informal workshop at our next meeting will be on Furoshiki – the Japanese art of using textiles to wrap items and create bags. If you want to join in … Continue reading

February 3, 2014 · Leave a comment