Dorset Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers

Promoting traditional textile crafts across Dorset

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.   Advertisements

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

Woodland Turnery visit

At our next meeting we will we having a spinning wheel surgery with Woodland turnery from 11am. They can service your wheel & try to resolve any niggling issues you … Continue reading

February 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

2018 Skills day

Our next meeting on Jan 27th will be our annual skills day. We have plenty of members willing to share their skills with you, so come and learn a new … Continue reading

January 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

September Guild meeting

Unfortunately the Woodland Turnery have had to cancel their visit to us in September. We will now have a talk about the spinning certificate of achievement instead.

August 30, 2017 · 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

Skills day!

We have our annual skills day coming up on Saturday 28th Jan. Do you have a specialised skill you’d like to share with the group? Come along to demonstrate or … Continue reading

January 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

AGM 2016

Click below for the minutes of the 2016 AGM….. dgwsd-agm-2016-final-copy also appended are the balance sheet & Jean’s programme secretary report & certificate of achievement report which I didn’t present … Continue reading

December 8, 2016 · Leave a comment


It’s the AGM on Saturday & your chance to have some input into how the guild is run! We’re looking for members to join us on the committee and get … Continue reading

November 22, 2016 · 2 Comments