Welcome to the Hand Weavers and Spinners Guild of NSW Inc

Next guild meeting

The next meeting will be the General Meeting at 2.00pm on Saturday, September 26 in the Church Hall, St Paul's Anglican Church, 205 Burwood Road, Burwood NSW. The church hall will be open from 1pm for social gathering. The Guild rooms will be open from 10.00am.

Teacology Crochet Art Installation

Explore Teacology, a collaborative art installation of crocheted objects.

When: September 5-13
Where: Powerhouse Museum, Darling Harbour, Sydney

Collette Dinnigan: Unlaced

This is the first exhibition to explore the work of this internationally acclaimed Australian fashion designer. It features ensembles, accessories and archival material from the Museum's collection and Dinnigan's personal archive, to presents her signature lace and embellished designs in a series of striking themed sets.

When: September 5, 2015 to 28 August 28, 2016
Where: Powerhouse Museum, Darling Harbour, Sydney


The exhibition of textiles, glass, ceramics, jewellery runs from September 9 to October 4 and will be open from Wednesday to Saturday 12pm to 5pm, with an opening on Thursday, September 10 from 5.30 to 7.30pm.
Where: Barometer Gallery, 13 Gurner St, Paddington

Bead Show

When: September 4 to 6
Where: Marrickville Town Hall

he Bead Shows bring the best exhibitors from all over Australia presenting an exciting range of beads, lamp work, semi precious & precious gems and jewellery making supplies.

Lifehouse Learning

If you are interested in knitting or crocheting for the Chris O'Brien Lifehouse knee rugs that we are making, join the group in the church hall at 1pm on meeting days (the last Saturday of the month.) On July 25, Prue Hill shared her colour knitting samples and techniques and patterns for you to knit in squares.


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.