Australian Guilds and Craft Groups
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
Armidale Spinners & Weavers
Meet every Thursday from 11.00am to 2.00pm and on the first and third Saturdays from 1pm to 5pm at the Guild Rooms under the Western Grandstand in the Armidale Showground, Dumaresq Street, Armidale.
President: Merryn Twemlow
Secretary: Robyn Ellis
M: PO Box 369, Armidale 2350
The society promotes interest in Asian architecture, painting, sculpture, ceramics, textiles, carpets, dress, jewellery, furniture, lacquer, woodwork and glass.
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.
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
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
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
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
Various diary dates for each craft listed on website.
P: 02 4325 4743
Canberra Spinners & Weavers Inc
70 Maclaurin Crescent, Chifley ACT 2605
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.
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
Meet at the Eden Log Cabin every Tuesday from 10.30am to 3.30pm.
M: PO Box 245, Eden 2551
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
Eurobodalla Spinners & Weavers
President: Pam Hamory
Meet every Tuesday from 7.30pm at Excelsior Public School, Rondelay Drive, Castle Hill NSW 2154.
President: Laurel Brammer
Meets each Friday between 9.30am to 12.00pm at Westacott Cottage Arts and Crafts Centre, 107 Railway Parade, Canley Vale NSW 2166.
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
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
Meets twice a week, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10.00am-2.00pm, in the Girl Guide Hall in Victoria Park. Entry from Faithful Street, Goulburn.
Great Lakes Knit & Spin
Meets each Wednesday 10am – noon at CWA Rooms, Little Street, Forster.
M: PO Box 96, Tuncurry NSW 2428
Gulargambone Spinning Group
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
Meets at 655 Nicholson Street, Carlton North VIC 3054.
P: 03 9347 3008
F: 03 9347 3108
M: PO Box 163, Battery Point TAS 7004
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 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
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
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.
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
Meet in each other’s houses.
Meet every first, third & fifth Friday of each month at Macleans Ridges Hall, Cowlong Road, Lismore.
P: 02 6622 2252 — Dayle Morrison, Secretary
Macarthur Spinners and Weavers
Meet every second and fourth Sunday of the month in the Camden CWA Rooms behind Coles at Camden.
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
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
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).
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
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Northern Region Combined Fibre Group
M: Jani Walker, 3A Mary Street, Grafton, NSW 2460
Meets first and third Saturday of each month at the CWA Rooms in Berry Street, Nowra.
M: PO Box 147, Nowra 2541
Orange Spinners & Handcraft Group
Meet on Thursdays from 10.00am to 2.00pm at 22 Sale Street, Orange NSW 2800
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
Port Macquarie Craft Centre – Spinners
M: PO Box 177, Port Macquarie 2444
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
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
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.
Spinners meet every Tuesday from 9.30am to 1.30pm at the Springwood Community Arts Centre, 22 Ferguson Road, Springwood.
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.
Taree Craft Centre
Has lots of craft groups which meet daily at the Craft Centre, 77 Pulteney Street, Taree 2430.
Meets every Thursday from 9.00am at The Homestead, Toowoomba Showgrounds.
M: GPO Box 2138, Toowoomba QLD 4350
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
Wangaratta Handweavers and Spinners
Meets on the first Tuesday of each month from 9.30am to 3pm at the Milawa Hall, 181 Milawa-Bobinawarrah Rd, Milawa VIC 3678. There is also an evening group which meets on the third Tuesday of each month from 7pm to 9pm at the Wangaratta Library, 21 Docker St, Wangaratta VIC 3677.
M: PO Box 473 Wangaratta VIC 3676
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.
Wingham Yarn Spinners and Craft Group
Meets every Wednesday between 9.00am to 2.00pm at the Wingham Showground.
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
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