Edinburgh Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers

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Programme

Unless stated, meetings are 10:30-15:30 at Craiglockhart Church Hall

19 Aug 2017 BROUGHTON GATHERING. 10:00-16:00 in Broughton Village Hall. Annual social get-together with neighbouring guilds and friends. Suppliers, sales tables, baking and raffle contributions, exhibits, Chrissie Ann competition. Admission £2.
16 Sep 2017 BRING AND BUY FOR CHARITY. An opportunity to bring along unused items to find another home in support of the charity Rare Breeds Survival Trust.
4 Oct 2017 VISIT to Todd and Duncan Lochleven Cashmere Mill.
21 Oct 2017 NATIONAL EXHIBITION CHALLENGE. Plan/start a piece of textile jewellery in the style of Charles Rennie Mackintosh not more than 12cm across.
18 Nov 2017 CURTAIN OF POPPIES. Collect poppies and create strings of poppies for the Community Textile Installation at Wonderwool Wales 2018 to commemorate all those from the UK who died in the First World War.
23 Dec 2017 FESTIVE EXCHANGE and CHRISTMAS LUNCH.
20 Jan 2018 CREATION OF A GUILD STRING OF BUNTING.
17 Feb 2018 Workshop. SUPPORTED SPINDLE SPINNING with Julia Schlingelhoff. For more details and to book a place contact Frida Bleakley: email fridableakley then @ then hotmail.co.uk  Workday for those not taking part.
17 Mar 2018 Demonstration/Talk. WEAVING ON A WARP WEIGHTED LOOM with Marie Lindqvist. Workday for those not taking part.
21 Apr 2018 Workshop. TAPESTRY WEAVING with Trisha Gow. For more details and to book a place contact Frida Bleakley: email fridableakley then @ then hotmail.co.uk  Workday for those not taking part.
19 May 2018 FINISHING UNFINISHED PROJECTS. Bring those unfinished projects for suggestions of what to do to complete them.
16 Jun 2018 AGM and DEMONSTRATION/TALK by Eleanor Lusby of Tweed Guild with her collection of historic spinning equipment.
21 Jul 2018 SUMMER VISIT to Paisley textile museums - Paisley Thread Mill Museum; Sma’ Shot Cottages about Paisley’s weaving history; and Paisley Shawl Collection in Paisley Museum.
18 Aug 2018 BROUGHTON GATHERING. 10:00-16:00 in Broughton Village Hall. Annual social get-together with neighbouring guilds and friends. Suppliers, sales tables, baking and raffle contributions, exhibits, Chrissie Ann competition. Admission £2.

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