Welcome to the Hand Weavers and Spinners Guild of NSW Inc
The next guild meeting will be held from 1.30pm in the church hall behind St Paul's, 205 Burwood Road, Burwood, Sydney on Saturday, 25 October 2014.
Denise Lithgow will talk about her large sculptural vessels and bowls that she creates with felt. She had a solo exhibition Travelling West -- From the Ocean to the Desert at the Muswellbrook Regional Art Centre closed on 14 September.
Kris Supierz will show you how to broomstick knit or crochet.
Mini workshops start at 11.00am in the small hall below the Guild rooms. There may be a small materials fee. If you have any ideas for minis contact Kris Supierz, at the Guild.
October Market Day
Ring the rooms to book a table ($10 for members) if you want to sell your second-hand fibres, yarns, books and equipment. Or you may add your goods to the Guild table for 10% commission on items sold.
This is an excellent opportunity for new spinners, felters, weavers and knitters to stock up on fibre goodies. Selling starts soon after 1.00pm in the church hall and continues after the meetings.
As well as the stash dump area, where you can drop yarn and equipment that you no longer want and/or pick up whatever somebody else has put there, we will collect yarn for Studio Artes and Inala. These sheltered workshops like thicker yarns. They don't mind small balls.
Studio Artes would love to have braids like rickrack and ribbons. And they love using beads of all kinds.
If you've always wanted to try spinning or weaving, but have been putting it off, the Guild has regular classes.