Dorset Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers

Promoting traditional textile crafts across Dorset

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 Carolinebelltextiles.wordpress.com 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

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