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Category Archives: Certificate of Achievement

January highlights…

Here are some highlights from the January Newsletter: Wefan Weavers need you! Wefan Weavers is a group of Tapestry Weavers who are actively seeking new members.  We meet on the … Continue reading

February 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Jane Deane Silk Workshop – June 2014

On a sunny day in the middle of June five intrepid members of the CoA group set off for deepest Dartmoor for a silk workshop with Jane Deane. Jane grows … Continue reading

January 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Updates from the Association:

May update:     ASSOCIATION OF GUILDS OF WEAVERS SPINNERS AND DYERS  UPDATE May 2014  The National Exhibition  Thursday 15 May – Sunday 1 June “Yarns in the Cathedral” at … Continue reading

May 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Certificate of Achievement. January & February meetings.

Certificate of Achievement January & February 2014 We needed to consolidate our learning in spinning silk so January and February’s meetings concentrated on different types of silk, both the ones … Continue reading

April 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Certifcate of Achievement. Recent meetings.

October meeting. We had been repeatedly noticing that we are not spinning “thick” any more, so I decided to set a “thick and thin” challenge. Cunningly hidden in envelopes -one each- … Continue reading

April 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Association Newsletter – March

ASSOCIATION OF GUILDS OF WEAVERS SPINNERS AND DYERS  Newsletter March 2014  Speakers List  Programme Secretaries will be aware that the Association produces a list of suggested speakers for Guild talks … Continue reading

March 17, 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

Silk Workshop coming soon.

Silk Workshop with Amanda Hannaford. Sunday 27th October 2013 10.30am – 5.00pm At The Quiet Space, Woodlands Crescent, Poundbury, Dorchester. Cost:£30 including course materials and light refreshments. Please bring a … Continue reading

October 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Certificate of Achievement – the last few months

It is about time we updated Guild members on progress so far, I think. It has been an excellent few months since we last reported. In February we were treated … Continue reading

October 5, 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