Mid-Herts Guild for Weavers, Spinners and Dyers

Programme for 2018‒2019

Month/Date Event Topic Speaker
November

Saturday

3

SATURDAY Spin,Weave and Chat

10 to 4 pm

Wednesday

21

Speaker

7:30 pm to 10 pm

Textiles in East Anglia John Miners
December

Wednesday

5

Spin,Weave and Chat

7:30 pm to 10 pm

Wednesday

19

Social

7:30 pm to 10 pm

Christmas party and Gill Lewis Trophy Competition- Item made using Tunisian Crochet
January

Saturday

12

SATURDAY Spin,Weave and Chat

10 to 4 pm

 

 

 

February

Wednesday

6

Spin,Weave and Chat

7:30 pm to 10 pm

 

 

         Saturday

16

Workshop

10 to 4 pm

Coiling/soft basketry Jane Ingall
March

Wednesday

6

Spin,Weave and Chat

7:30 pm to 10 pm

 

 

               Saturday

23

Workshop

10 to 4 pm

Long draw spinning Pam Austin
April

Wednesday

3

Spin,Weave and Chat

7:30 pm to 10 pm

Wednesday

17

Speaker

7:30 pm to 10 pm

‘From needle to hook –a lifelong love of playing with yarn Jane Crowfoot

 

May

Wednesday

1

Spin,Weave and Chat

7:30 pm to 10 pm

 

 

Wednesday

15

Speaker

7:30 pm to 10 pm

To be arranged  

 

June

Wednesday

5

Spin,Weave and Chat

7:30 pm to 10 pm

 Wednesday

19

Speaker

7:30 pm to 10 pm

The Art of Natural Dyeing and Learnings from G_uld, Denmark Marietta Richardson
July                          

Wednesday

3

Spin,Weave and Chat

7:30 pm to 10 pm

Wednesday

17

Social

7:30 pm to 10 pm

Summer gathering and Sheep trophy Competition: Any item woven, spun or hand dyed
August

Wednesday

7

Spin,Weave and Chat

7:30 pm to 10 pm

September

Wednesday

4

Spin,Weave and Chat

7:30 pm to 10 pm

October     Saturday

5

SATURDAY Spin,Weave and Chat

10 to 4 pm

 

Wednesday

16

AGM 7:45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mid-Herts Guild for Weavers, Spinners and Dyers Programme for 2017‒2018

November

Saturday 4, Spin, Weave and Chat, 10am to 4pm

Wednesday 15, Speaker:  Helen Philips,

Gill Lewis Memorial Talk
“The Master Craftsmen of Kashmir…and the Search for the REAL Pashmina”

December

Wednesday 6, Spin, Weave and Chat, 7:30 to 10:00 pm

Wednesday 20, Social
Christmas party and Gill Lewis Trophy
Competition based on Green theme, 7:30 to 10:00 pm

January

Saturday 13, Spin, Weave and Chat, 10am to 4pm

February

Wednesday 7, Spin, Weave and Chat, 7:30 to 10:00 pm

Saturday 24, Workshop: Spinning tuition,

Freya Jones, 10am to 4pm (Pre-booked only)

March

Wednesday 7, Spin, Weave and Chat, 7:30 to 10:00 pm

Saturday 24, Workshop: Willow Basketry – Catalan platters and willow boats
Two Herts Basketry members.  BRING & SHARE LUNCH, 10am to 4pm

(Pre-booked only)

April

Wednesday 4, Spin, Weave and Chat, 7:30 to 10:00 pm

Wednesday 18, Speaker: Michele Turner,

Tunisian Crochet (mini workshop – bring yarn & crochet hook), 7:30 to 10:00 pm

May

Wednesday 2, Spin, Weave and Chat, 7:30 to 10:00 pm
Wednesday 16, Speaker: “Myra Hutton (Felt-maker),

Capturing the Essence” (bring pencil & paper), 7:30 to 10:00 pm

June

Wednesday 6, Spin, Weave and Chat, 7:30 to 10:00 pm

Wednesday 20, Speaker: Louise Edwards,

“Further Adventures in Shetland”, 7:30 to 10:00 pm

July

Wednesday 4, Spin, Weave and Chat, 7:30 to 10:00 pm

Wednesday 18, Social:
Summer gathering and Sheep trophy
Competition: Any item woven, spun or hand dyed, 7:30 to 10:00 pm

August

Wednesday 1, Spin, Weave and Chat, 7:30 to 10:00 pm

September

Wednesday 5, Spin, Weave and Chat, 7:30 to 10:00 pm

October

Wednesday 3, Spin, Weave and Chat, 7:30 to 10:00 pm

Wednesday 17, AGM, 7:30 to 10:00 pm (AGM starts at 7:45)

Our current programme can also be found on the website of the Association of Guilds of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers:

https://www.wsd.org.uk/guilds/mid-herts/

 


Mid-Herts Guild for Weavers, Spinners and Dyers – Programme for 2016‒2017

November
8    Saturday SW&C   10 to 4 pm
16    Speaker Shetland Wool Week      Guild members
December
7    SW&C
21   Social  Christmas party and Gill Lewis Trophy  Competition theme

A Christmas table decoration
January
14   Saturday SW&C 10 to 4 pm
February
1     SW&C
18    SaturdayWorkshop (Pre-booked only)      Natural dyeing  Michele Turner
March

1   SW&C
18   Saturday Workshop (Pre-booked only)

Drop spindle (beginners & improvers)   Carol and Pete Leonard

April
5 SW&C
19        Speaker Seed to Seam Project, London    Kate Poland
May
3 SW&C
17        Speaker Spinning cotton Sarah Wroot
June
7        SW&C
21        Speaker Historic knitting from Crimean War through to WW2

Joyce Meader

July

5   SW&C
19 Social  Summer gathering and Sheep trophy
Competition: Any item woven, spun or hand dyed
August 

2                    SW&C
September 

6            SW&C
October 

4                  SW&C

18                AGM

 

 

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