Network groups meet in various towns, and suburbs throughout New South Wales. If you live in the area, we encourage you to join. If you are visiting the area and you need a fibre fix, call in and spend time with the local group. New faces are always welcome.
Share a common love of natural fibres which they use in spinning, weaving, felting, knitting, crochet to creating a range of beautiful items. Patterns and ideas are swapped. Demonstrations are held during the year.
New members are most welcome.
Tuesday 9.30am to 1.00pm (except two weeks around Christmas and New year)
Springwood Community Arts Centre22 Ferguson Road, Springwood
A group of like minded people who enjoy spinning, knitting, and anything to do with fibre craft as well as a good chat. Members love to pass on their skills so newcomers welcomed.
Thursday 10.00am to 2.00pm
Orange Cultural Centre22 Sale Street, Orange
04 1865 0895
Central West Slopes and Plains
Bland Spinners & Weavers Inc
First and third Monday 9.30am to 2.00pm
58 Gilbert Street, Wyalong
04 2782 0115
Cowra Art Group – Spinners
Share a love of spinning using natural and processed fibres. If you are new to spinning, the group have spare wheels and will assist you in learning to spin. Demonstrations are held during the year and ideas, patterns or techniques shared and swapped. New members and visitors always welcome.
Thursday 9.30am to 2.00pm (except for three weeks around Christmas and New year)
Cowra Art Group Rooms behind Cowra Visitor's Information Centre
Mid Western Highway, Cowra
They are a friendly and creative group of spinners, loom and tapestry weavers, felters, dyers, crocheters and knitters. They regularly run workshops in all the fibre related crafts and once a year they exhibit and sell their work at the Winter Wool Fair Uniting Church Sutherland.
Spinning, weaving, knitting, crocheting, dyeing and felting.
All meetings are 10.00am to 2.00pm
First Saturday at Masonic Centre
Second Wednesday at Masonic Centre
Second Saturday at Booragul (inkle and card weaving)
Third Saturday at Community Hall
Fourth Wednesday at private home in Speers Point (spinning)
Fourth Saturday at Warners Bay and Community Hall (weaving)
Spinning, weaving, knitting, felting, textile crafts and activity days.
Wednesday 6.30am to 9.00pm
Thursday 10.00am to 12.00pm
Berry School of Arts Building
19 Alexandra Streets, Berry
Figtree Handweavers & Spinsters
A friendly group, very happy to share their knowledge and teach various fibre related crafts, including weaving, spinning, crochet and knitting (left and right handed), felting and dyeing. They have many books and magazines in their library for members to borrow, and equipment for hire by their members. Visitors welcome.
Second & fourth Wednesday 9.30am to 1.30pm (except for public and school holidays)Fourth Wednesday is set aside for learning and teaching
Balgownie Village Community Centre113 Balgownie Road, Balgownie
They are spinners, weavers and felters, they attend the Gladston Markets every third Sunday. On occasion they will run workshops during their Wednesday meetings in any of the above crafts. They welcome anyone interested in our crafts to come and meet their group.
Wednesday 10.00am to 2.00pm
Sherwood HallIn Sherwood just outside of West Kempsey
Off the Armidale Road
This is a group of very talented ladies willing to share their knowledge and experience of a broad range of craft from spinning, weaving, felting, knitting, crochet and a great deal more. Just ask and there is someone here who can help you.
Membership is $10 a year with a fee of $5 a week which includes a cuppa and cake.
Wednesday 9.00am to 12.00pm
The Wool ShedWingham Showground1292 Gloucester Road, Wingham
Weaving and spinning are their focus but all fibre crafters are welcome. Come and learn from their varied group or share your skills if passing by. They have a number of looms for use in the hall or for loan, a good library (books and magazines) and a stash of fibre available.
Thursday 10.00am to 2.00pm (except Christmas and New Year)
Scout HallCorner Hickory & Cedar Streets, Dorrigo
Near tennis courts
Tuesday 10.30am to 3.30pm (except over the Christmas/New Year period)
Eden Log CabinBass Street, Eden
02 6492 0510
Murramarang Spinners and Weavers
At their Monday meetings they enjoy spinning, some weaving, knitting, occasional dyeing days, sharing their skills and supporting each other. New members including new spinners and weavers are always welcomed.
The name Murramarang is a local indigenous word and is used locally for places between Batemans Bay and Nowra.
First and third Mondays from 9.30am to somewhere between 12.00pm and 2.00pm (they are flexible)
They meet in a private home in Milton (refer contacts)