Dorset Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers

Promoting traditional textile crafts across Dorset

Bead Weaving workshop

Sarah Bramwell, our speaker this month, will be running a bead weaving workshop in the morning before her talk. Please let us know if you’d be interested. Advertisements

May 14, 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 for more details.

April 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

29th April meeting – change of venue

We are unfortunately unable to hold our next meeting at Sunninghill, so, just for April, we’ll be back to our old haunt, the Youth Association Hall on Lubbecke way. Richard … Continue reading

April 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Weaving Finnish Rag Rugs

On Sunday, twelve of us attended a workshop by Riitta Sinkkonen Davies on “Weaving New from Old”. This followed on from her talk at the guild meeting on Saturday, where … Continue reading

November 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Natural Dyeing workshop…

Come and explore using natural materials as dyes. A hands-on day of experimenting for fabric and fibre lovers! We will be working with wool, linen and cotton, and using simple, vat- … Continue reading

September 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Jane Deane Silk Workshop – June 2014

On a sunny day in the middle of June five intrepid members of the CoA group set off for deepest Dartmoor for a silk workshop with Jane Deane. Jane grows … Continue reading

January 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Introduction to Natural Dyeing with Plants

This workshop will be run by Annabel Wilson on Sunday 13th July at Sydling St Nicholas Village Hall It will run from 10am until 4pm and will cost £25 per … Continue reading

June 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Silk workshop 9th June

There are still a few places available on our silk spinning workshop on the 9th June This workshop will take place at Leewood, about 12 minutes from Tavistock and will … Continue reading

June 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Coming soon: Spinning Cotton Workshop…

…with Amanda Hannaford. Sunday 11th May. 10am- 4pm. Frampton Village Hall. Materials and light refreshments provided. Bring and share lunch. Guests welcome £30.  

April 1, 2014 · 1 Comment

The “Official” Furoshiki page

The “Official” Furoshiki page. This is the original of the printed sheets I gave out, from the Japanese Ministry of the Environment.

February 22, 2014 · Leave a comment