Guilds, Groups and Events

Australian Guilds and Craft Groups


Albury Wodonga

Meet on the first, second and fourth Wednesdays of each month, from 10.00am to 2.00pm at the Guild Rooms, Albury Showgrounds, Mate Street, Albury North.

M: PO Box 629, Albury 2640
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Armidale Spinners & Weavers

Meet every Thursday from 11.00am to 2.00pm and on the first, third and fifth Saturdays from 1.00pm to 4.00pm at the Guild Rooms are under the Western Grandstand in the Armidale Showground, Dumaresq Street, Armidale.

President: Merryn Twemlow
Secretary: Robyn Ellis
M: PO Box 369, Armidale 2350
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The Asian Arts Society of Australia

The society promotes interest in Asian architecture, painting, sculpture, ceramics, textiles, carpets, dress, jewellery, furniture, lacquer, woodwork and glass.


Basketmakers of Victoria

Basketmakers of Victoria, a non-profit organisation established in 1986, aims to develop and advance interest in the art and craft of applying basketry technique.


Bathurst Handweavers & Spinners Guild Inc

Meet third Tuesday of each month between 10.00am and 2.00pm in the Girl Guide Hall, Charlotte Street, river end of the park. Visitors welcome.

President: Marcia Cubis
M: PO Box 9113, Bathurst NSW 2795


Bega Valley Weavers

Meets alternate Fridays between 10.00am and 2.00pm in the old Bega Hospital.

M: PO Box 532, Bega 2550
c/- , 74 Lake Cohen Dr, Kalaru 2550


Berry Spinners & Weavers

The Berry Spinners and Weavers have a webpage which  hosts news and events, our album of works by members, a for sale/trade page and information about our group here in Berry. Please check us out and if you wish to sell anything or list an event or an item of news, then we welcome emails through their contact page.

Secretary: Christine Talbot
M: PO Box 377, Berry 2535
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Blacktown Arts & Crafts Group

Meet on Tuesdays from 10.00am to 12.00pm. Conduct spinning and weaving classes as required.

M: PO Box 364, Blacktown 2148


Central Coast Hand Weavers, Spinners & Textile Arts Guild Inc. 

Various diary dates for each craft listed on website.

P: 02 4325 4743
E: cchstagsecretary@gmail.com


Cobram and District Spinners and Weavers

Meet every Tuesday from 10.00am to 3.00pm in Yarroweyah Hall, Murray Valley Hwy, VIC, Yarroweyah


Condoblin Arts and Crafts

M: PO Box 108, Condoblin NSW 2877


Cowra Art Group

The craft group meets on Tuesdays from 10.00am and the spinning group meets on Thursdays from 11.00am to 3.00pm, next to the Cowra Information Centre.


Découpage Guild of New South Wales


Dubbo Arts & Crafts Society, Spinning & Weaving Group

Meets Friday at 10.00am to 4.00pm in the Craft Cottage, 137 Cobra Street

M: PO Box 889, Dubbo 2830


Eden Spinners

Meet at the Eden Log Cabin every Tuesday from 10.30am to 3.30pm.

M: PO Box 245, Eden 2551
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Embroiderers’ Guild NSW


Epping Weavers, Embroiderers and Spinners (EWES)

Meet every Friday 9.30am to 1.00pm and on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month from 6.30pm to 10.00pm at the Epping Creative Centre, 26 Stanley Road, Epping NSW 2121.

President: Marie Clews
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Eurobodalla Spinners & Weavers

Moruya
President: Pam Hamory


Excelsior Spinners

Meet every Tuesday from 7.30pm at Excelsior Public School, Rondelay Drive, Castle Hill NSW 2154.

President: Laurel Brammer


Fairfield Spinners and Weavers Group

Meets each Friday between 9.30am to 12.00pm at Westacott Cottage Arts and Crafts Centre, 107 Railway Parade, Canley Vale NSW 2166.


Farmhouse Spinners

Meets Tuesdays, 10.30am to 4.00pm at the Brookvale Guide Hall, Alfred Street, Brookvale.

All candidates for joining must be spinners. No tuition.


Fibre Arts Group Blackheath

Meet every Wednesday evening, 6.00pm to 8.00pm at the Community Centre opposite the railway station.

c/- Ailsa Clark, 3709 Castlereagh Hwy, Ben Bullen NSW 2790


Fibrecrafters FNQ Inc and Cairns Craft Club

Meets Fridays, 10.00am to 2.30pm at The Fibre Barn, Cairns Showgrounds and on Wednesdays, Tableland Social Craft Days in Atherton. Lace Group: First Wednesday of the month, 10.00am to 2.00pm in Cairns at The Fibre Barn, Cairns Showgrounds.

M: PO Box 926, Malanda QLD 4885
P: 07 4055 7307 — Carol Coates
P: 07 4096 8178 — Shelley Eddleston
P: 07 4093 3489 — Ulla Melchiorsen and Peder Rasmussen


Fibreholics Clarence Town

Meet every Tuesday, 10:30 to 2:30 at Clarence Town Anglican Hall.

c/- , 62 Glen Martin Rd, Clarence Town, 2321


Figtree Handweavers & Spinsters

Meet on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month except for public and school holidays from 9.30am to 1.30pm at the Balgownie Village Community Centre.

M: PO Box 66, Figtree 2525
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Gulargambone Spinning Group
Meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month from 12 – 2 pm.  2828 Cafe & Gallery, 28 BourbahSt, Gulargambone, NSW.  
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Goulburn Handweavers & Spinners Inc

Meets twice a week, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10.00am-2.00pm, in the Girl Guide Hall in Victoria Park. Entry from Faithful Street. Goulburn.

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Great Lakes Knit & Spin

Meets each Wednesday 10am – noon at CWA Rooms, Little Street, Forster.

M: PO Box 96, Tuncurry NSW 2428
E: President/Secretary


Handweavers and Spinners Guild of South Australia

Meets at 196 South Road (corner of Lurline Street), Mile End SA 5031

M: PO Box 163, Torrensville Plaza SA 5031
P: 08 8352 4843
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Handweavers and Spinners Guild of Victoria

Meets at 655 Nicholson Street, Carlton North VIC 3054.

P: 03 9347 3008
F: 03 9347 3108


Handweavers, Spinners and Dyers Guild of Tasmania

M: PO Box 163, Battery Point TAS 7004


Handweavers, Spinners and Dyers Guild of Western Australia

General meeting on second Saturday of the month from 11.00am, library and yarn area open from 10.00am at Alexander Park Craft House, Clyde Road, Menora WA 6050.

P: 08 9370 5004


The Illawarra Feltmakers Inc

The group meets for social felt making on the first and third Saturday of each month 10.00am to 3.00pm at Shellcove Community Centre, Shellcove in the Illawarra region.

M: PO Box 4247, Shellharbour NSW 2529
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Journeymen

Meets on the first Wednesday of the month, 10.00am to 1.00pm at the Manly Vale Community Hall on the corner of Lovett and Condamine Streets.

This is a Guild group of spinners and weavers who live in the northern beaches of Sydney and meet twice a month, except January. They welcome new members.

Contact the Guild for more information


Knit4Charities Group

An Internet based group of knitters from around the country interested in donating our projects to Charity. Everyone is welcome to join, they have been active since last August and are looking for members.

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Knitters’ Guild NSW


Kurrajong Handspun Crafts Inc

Meets every Thursday between 12.00pm to 3.00pm and from 10.00am to 3.00pm on the second Thursday of each month at North Richmond Community Centre.

M: PO Box 171, Kurmond NSW 2757


Lakehaven Spinners and Weavers Guild

Meet in each other’s houses.

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Lismore Spinners & Weavers Inc

Meet every first, third & fifth Friday of each month at Macleans Ridges Hall, Cowlong Road, Lismore.

P: 02 6622 2252 — Dayle Morrison, Secretary
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Macarthur Spinners and Weavers

Meet every second and fourth Sunday of the month in the Camden CWA Rooms behind Coles at Camden.


Macksville Spinners

Meets on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month from 9am to 12.00pm in CWA Rooms, Princes Street, Macksville.


Maclean Spinners & Weavers

Meet each Wednesday morning 10.00am to 2.00pm at the Ferry Park Gallery, on the Pacific Highway in Maclean.

E: : 77 Clarence Street, Ilarwill NSW 2463
E: : 1068 South Arm Road, Brushgrove NSW 2460


Made4giving Group

This is an internet group for those who love to give to those in need. You can help out other human beings in need if you know how to: sew, knit, crochet, felt, spin, weave or quilt. We are people helping people. Everyone can make a difference to someone


Morisset Spinners and Weavers Inc

Meet every Tuesday between 9.00am and 2.00pm at the rear of the Morisset Memorial Hall. Entry from Yambo Street (opposite entry to Coles).

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Mudgee Spinners and Weavers

Meet every Wednesday and anyone interested in going along and getting involved is welcome to turn up at the Presbyterian Church Hall in Mortimer Street, Mudgee between 10.00am and 2.00pm and get involved with the group.


Murramarang Spinners and Weavers Inc

Meet on first and third Mondays in Milton from 9.30am. Members leave when they need to, generally between 12.00pm and 2.00pm.

The name Murramarang is a local indigenous word and is used locally for places between Batemans Bay and Nowra.

M: PO Box 496, Ulladulla, NSW 2539


Muswellbrook Spinners and Craft Group

Meet each Thursday from 9:30am to 3.00pm at SDA Church Hall, 10 Bell Street, Muswellbrook.

M: PO Box 733, Muswellbrook 2333


Nambucca Valley Spinners and Weavers

Meet every second and fourth Saturday of each month from 9.00am-12.00pm in CWA Rooms, Princess Street, Macksville.


Nelson Bay Hand Spinners and Weavers

Meet every Wednesday from 10.00am to 1.00pm in the Cultural Centre, Shoal Bay Road, Nelson Bay.

c/- Lyn Grigor, 24 Kula Drive, Medowie, 2318


Newcastle Spinners and Weavers Guild

Meets regularly at various locations.  Check their website and Facebook for times, dates and other contact details.

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W: www.newcastlespinnersandweavers.org.au


Northern Region Combined Fibre Group

M: Jani Walker, 3A Mary Street, Grafton, NSW 2460


Nowra Spinners & Weavers

Meets first and third Saturday of each month at the CWA Rooms in Berry Street, Nowra.

M: PO Box 147, Nowra 2541
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Plateau Fibre Group

The group meets at the RSL on Mondays. Spinners meet on the first and third Monday afternoons, embroiderers and bobbin lacers meet at the CWA.

c/- , 46 Kurrajong St, Dorrigo NSW 2453
c/- , 381 Shepherds Road, Dorrigo NSW 2453


Queensland Spinners Weavers and Dyers Group

Meets first and third Saturday of every month at 10.00am at Fibrecraft House, 12 Payne Street, Auchenflower QLD 4066.

P: 07 3371 0009
F: 07 3371 0177
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Orange Fibre Artists Group

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Orange Spinners & Handcraft Group

Meet on Thursdays from 10.00am to 2.00pm at 22 Sale Street, Orange NSW 2800


Port Macquarie Craft Centre – Spinners

M: PO Box 177, Port Macquarie 2444
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Port Stephens Spinners and Weavers

Meet Wednesdays from 10.00am to 1.00pm at the Port Stephens Community Art Centre, Cultural Place, off Shoal Bay Road, Nelson Bay.

M: PO Box 227, Nelson Bay 2315
P: 02 4981 3604
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Singleton Spinners and Weavers

Meets every Thursday at 10.30am, 74 George Street, Singleton.


Southern Highlands Yarnspinners

Meet on fourth Saturday 10.00am-3.00pm at Mittagong RSL Club.


Southside Weavers, Spinners and Dyers Group

Meets on the first and third Tuesday of the month between 10.00am and 2.00pm at the Church Hall, Green Road, Park Ridge QLD 4125.


Springwood Spinners and Weavers

Spinners meet every Tuesday from 9.30am to 1.30pm at the Springwood Community Arts Centre, 22 Ferguson Road, Springwood.


Sutherland Shire Spinners and Weavers

Meets every Tuesday between 10.00am and 2.00pm at the Como School of Arts, (Peisley Community Centre, near the station), Novara Crescent, Como NSW 2226.


Tamworth Hand Spinners & Weavers Guild

Meetings held each Thursday from 10.00am to 3.00pm and a weaving day once a month on Wednesday at The Craft Shed, 109 Peel Street, Tamworth NSW 2340.


Toowoomba Spinners, Weavers, Dyers Group

Meets every Thursday from 9.00am at The Homestead, Toowoomba Showgrounds.

M: GPO Box 2138, Toowoomba QLD 4350
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Taree Craft Centre

Has lots of craft groups which meet daily at the Craft Centre, 77 Pulteney Street, Taree 2430.

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Towamba Spinners

Meet in Towamba Community Hall every Tuesday from 11.00am to 4.00pm.


Turramurra Spinners and Weavers Group

Meets every Tuesday from 9.00am to 12.00pm at 1 Gilroy Avenue, Turramurra, very near the railway station a parking area. Visitora and new members are very welcome.

The group has met for over 30 years and fosters our chosen crafts to increase our expertise.


Tweed Unlimited Arts (Spinners, Weavers, Knitting and Dyeing)

Meet every Friday and Tuesday from 9.00am to 3.00pm in their cottage off Pioneer Parade, Banora Point.

M: PO Box 6144, Tweed Heads South, 2486
P: 07 5524 6223


Virginia Farm Spinners

Social spinning on alternate Thursdays (phone for dates) from 10.00am to 3.00pm. Spinning classes on Tuesdays from 9.30am to 12.30pm.

Jenny and Phillip Dunn, 122 Annangrove Road, Annangrove NSW 2156


Wagga Wagga Handspinners and Weavers Guild

Meets every Wednesday between 10.30am to 3.00pm and first Saturday of the month at 11.00am at the ARCC Centre, Tarcutta Street, Wagga Wagga.

They meet every Tuesday from 9am to 12.00pm at 1 Gilroy Avenue, Turramurra, very near the railway station a parking area. Visitors and new members are very welcome.

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Wingham Yarn Spinners and Craft Group

Meets every Wednesday between 9.00am to 2.00pm at the Wingham Showground.

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Wollongong Hand Weavers and Spinners Group

Meet every Monday, 9.30am-2.30pm at Mt Ousley Public School except on school holidays.

M: PO Box 309, Fairy Meadow NSW 2519
P: 02 4228 9292


Woolgoolga Art Gallery

Open 10.00am to 4.00pm daily

M: PO Box 156, Woolgoolga NSW 2456
P: 02 6654 1054


Shows



Textile and Fibre Groups



Conferences


Fibre Arts Australia

Glenys Mann’s five day textile and fibre conferences throughout Australia
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