Welcome to the Hand Weavers and Spinners Guild of NSW Inc
Next guild meeting
From 1.30pm in the church hall behind St Paul's, 205 Burwood Road, Burwood, Sydney on Saturday, April 25, 2015. The Guild rooms will be open from 10.00am. At this meeting we will celebrate Mothers Day by inviting members to talk about their mother's craft work. If you have any items made by your mother or grandmother, please bring them for the Show and Tell table.
As the meeting day corresponds Anzac Day we would like to have a special ANZAC afternoon tea. Kindly bring appropriate goodies to share.
Shoe Making Demonstration
Inspired by the masterpieces in the Powerhouse Museum's Recollect: Shoes exhibition, join bespoke shoe-maker, Jodie Morrison from Steppin' Out, as she demonstrates the shoe making process.
When: Saturday, April 18
Jodie will be providing short demonstrations on the half hour between 10.30am and 12.30pm, and again from 1.30pm to 3.30pm.
Where: Powerhouse Museum, Ultimo
Hurry to sign up for our spinning classes with Ann Beatty in April, May and June.
Contact the Guild to learn how to spin.
And go to our noticeboard to snap up some spinning wheel bargains in Wagga Wagga
Before the meeting, come and help make beanies for chemotherapy patients or squares for Wrap With Love and the Chris O'Brien Lifehouse. If you can spin, bring a wheel or spindle and spin soft yarns for us to work with! If you have any soft cotton or soft yarn for knitting that you can spare, please bring it along! BYO needles.
Mini workshops start at 11.00am in the small hall below the Guild rooms.
JoinJoin the Guild at any time to receive our monthly newsletter, get members prices for workshops, borrow from our extensive library, buy from our Guild store or rent equipment.
But if you are not a member, you are very welcome to visit.
If you've always wanted to try spinning or weaving, but have been putting it off, the Guild has regular classes.
Recent Guild Articles
- 'The Gallipoli Letter' tapestry finished after 2,500 hours of weaving
- Apple Day Fleece to Garment, Tallong
- International Back to Back Wool Challenge 2015
- February Guest Speaker: Margaret McKenna
- Shop Until You Drop
- Wangaratta Contemporary Textile Award
- Volunteers weaving mats for homeless with plastic bags
- Scarf Exchange 2015
- Other Groups in NSW
- In Place