Dorset Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers

Promoting traditional textile crafts across Dorset

Summer meetings 19

We had a lovely time at the fleece day last month with a reasonable turn out despite the gorgeous weather keeping some of you at home/on the beach! There was … Continue reading

July 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

AGM 2018

This month sees our AGM on Saturday 24th November at 10.45. This year we are asking for nominations for a new chair and general committee members, as well as volunteers … Continue reading

November 5, 2018 · 3 Comments

October meeting

Just a reminder that we have our October meeting coming up on Saturday. Annabel Wilson will be talking about Shibori dyeing in the afternoon and in the morning we have … Continue reading

October 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

National Exhibition

The National Exhibition will be held this Summer in Glasgow. Items for the selected part of the exhibition must be handed in to the guild by the March meeting. Pieces … Continue reading

February 27, 2018 · 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

March Meeting 2017

At our meeting next Saturday 25th, we have a talk from Caroline Bell. You can see her amazing eco-dyeing & textile art on her website at We also have the … Continue reading

March 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

National Exhibition bookmarks

Don’t forget we need to know if you will be submitting a bookmark to the national exhibition. We have to let them know numbers by 30th June, so please tell … Continue reading

June 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

October Competitions

There were two competitions held during our October meeting, both of which attracted some excellent entries. Firstly, the Fortescue Competition for 1oz (25g) skein of handspun, was won by Jenny … Continue reading

January 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Harold Woodrow Trophy

This competition is held during our March meeting, can include any item involving our crafts and is open to anyone who has not previously won a Guild Competition This year … Continue reading

May 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

June Competitions

There were two competitions held during our June Meeting, which were kindly judged by Teresinha Roberts who gave some good feedback on her impressions of all the entries before declaring … Continue reading

August 23, 2013 · Leave a comment