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.

Traditional Textile Artists

March 17 to April 6

12 April at 2pm Tradition's Deborah Emmett will talk about her work with traditional textile artisans in India at Barometer Gallery, 13 Gurner St, Paddington.

Tradition Textiles' collection of woven merino wool and pashmina scarves and throws, original designs of handcrafted crewel embroidered cushions, curtains, etc will be on exhibit until April 19.

When: 2pm, April 12

Opening March 17, 6pm, Craft NSW 104 George Street, The Rocks.

Beginning Spinning

We have just set the date for our first spinning classes with Ann Beatty in April, May and June.

Contact the Guild to learn how to spin.

Community Knit-together

Before the meeting, come and help make beanies for chemotherapy patients or squares for Wrap With Love and the Chris O'Brien Lifethouse. 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.


Join 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.