Dorset Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers

Promoting traditional textile crafts across Dorset

Spinning wheel for sale

This beautiful wheel was donated for the guild to sell. We originally thought it was possibly a Timbertops wheel, but it now seems more likely it’s a Crowdy. It is … Continue reading

September 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Floor looms for sale

I’ve been contacted by 2 people this week with floor looms to sell. If you are interested, contact us I’ll put you in touch with the sellers Loom 1 – … Continue reading

September 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Poll Dorset fleeces

Is anyone interested in a poll dorset fleece? We’ve heard of some available locally. Contact us if you want more info!

June 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

New Forest Fleece Fair

The New Forest Guild are holding a fleece fair next month. Click Fleece fair for details.

May 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Zwartbles fleeces

If anyone’s interested in a good quality zwartbles fleece for spinning, Jean Thorn has a local farmer contact who’s happy to reserve some for guild members at £5 each. I’ll … Continue reading

April 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Shibori workshop

Annabel Wilson is holding an Indigo Shibori workshop on 22nd April in Bridport. Contact Annabel on 01935 812447 or email annabel@townhillstudio.co.uk for more details.

April 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Socks Appeal!

Does anyone know how to use a circular sock knitting machine! Fordingbridge museum need your help…….. http://www.salisburyjournal.co.uk/news/15150170.Get_knitting_to_help_museum_s_sock_appeal/

March 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Gotland Fleeces

I’ve had a message from Vivien Verey who keeps gotland sheep over near Romsey. They’re shearing this week & will have several fleeces available. If you’re interested in visiting the … Continue reading

August 30, 2016 · Leave a comment