Dorset Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers

Promoting traditional textile crafts across Dorset

Skills day, Jan 25th

We’re trying out a new format for skills day this year. We are holding several workshops which you can sign up for ahead of the meeting on the 25th. Each … Continue reading

January 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

October Meeting

Don’t forget our meeting this weekend! Unfortunately the scheduled visit from John Arbon won’t be happening, but we have Wessex Woolcraft coming back to give another talk & they’ll be … Continue reading

October 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

Guild Open Day, 29th sept 2018

The next meeting will be our open day. Please share the flyer with any non members who might be interested in coming along…..l.

August 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

July meeting, 28/7/18

This month we have arranged a visit from David Herring. During the morning session he will  ‘fine tune’ any members wheel who have overworked them as a result of buying … Continue reading

July 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

Sales table forms

Forms for items sold with 10% commission or items sold with takings donated to the guild are now available on the meetings page of the website to download & print … Continue reading

May 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

Guild Meeting Saturday 28th April 18

This Saturday as well as our usual morning spinning, weaving & socialising, we have a talk from Jocelyn Banks on her textile travels in India.  

April 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

Guild meeting Saturday 24th March

This month we have a needlefelt workshop with Viviane Bernhard, followed by Joyce Meader’s talk on the history of knitting in the afternoon. There will also be the woodrow cup, … Continue reading

March 17, 2018 · Leave a comment