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, May 30, 2015. Peter Stanford will talk about the memory books that he binds using handmade paper from Thailand and Nepal. The Guild rooms will be open from 10.00am.
Check out our range of workshops from August 8 to 16. They will be held in the Guild rooms, behind St Paul's church.
Book before the end of May to get a 10% discount.
When: Saturday, July 4 - 10am to 4pm
Where: Hall behind St Paul's church, 205 Burwood Rd
People's Choice Competition - Theme Red, White & Blue
A competition for handmade articles will be held in the tea room. Work can be any technique - spinning, weaving, knitting, felting.
Fashion Parade, display and sale of members' work - handspun, handkniitted and handwoven items including garments.
Demonstrations of spinning, weaving, felting are planned.
Tea Room - homemade cakes, biscuits and slices
Go to our noticeboard to snap up some loom bargains in Wagga Wagga
Lifehouse Learning will not meet in May. However, if you are interested in doing some knitting or crochet for the Chris O'Brien Lifehouse knee rugs that we are making, Dace will be available in the Guild rooms before the meeting to hand out yarn and instructions.
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