If you’re in the market for some spinning or weaving equipment, you might be interested in buying second hand. You will save some money. Though you aren’t likely to get a steal. It’s actually a good thing. This equipment generally holds its value if it’s kept in good working condition. So if you’re buying second hand, your … More Where to buy second-hand spinning wheels, looms, and weaving tools in the UK and Ireland
Please do tell us what you’re big plans are for 2017. This will help us to promote fibre arts in Northern Ireland and beyond. Are you running any workshops, or exhibiting at any events? Please don’t forget to tell us. We’d love to share with readers and members. If you have it posted as a Facebook … More What are your big plans for 2017?
Thanks everyone who came along to the first meeting of the new season. Here are some notes and photos. Next meeting: Tuesday, 4 October 2016. Anne’s Woven Surprise! RSVP on Facebook. Lorna will be sending out a reminder too. Also see the full programme for the Autumn 2016 – Spring 2017. In our first meeting we heard about … More September: Show and Tell (And spinning wheel surgery!)
We’ve just announced our program of events from Autumn 2016 to May 2017. There is a great range of practical topics touching on fibre processing, spinning, felting and weaving. We’ll also be announcing paid workshops for weaving and dyeing. Find out more about Guild membership, though visitors and guests are always welcome to drop in … More Autumn – Spring Programme 2016-2017
On Saturday (3 Sep), we went to the NI Rare Breeds Show and Sale at Gosford Forest Park to spin in a very fluffy tent! We had felt artists, fleece, bunnies and bees (well, honey and soaps!) This was one of our last agricultural shows of the Summer 2016 schedule. We still have Legacurry on 10 Sept … More Spinning at the Rare Breeds show at Gosford Forest Park
The Guild Committee is busy organising the schedule of monthly meetings from September to May. There will be a fun mix of spinning, felting, weaving and more. What day? First Tuesdays of each month, Sept to May. Visitors are always welcome. You can find out about membership here. The first meeting this year will be Tuesday, 6 September … More How to find us!
Here are some highlights from the August Craft Month schedule, there’s so many great things planned for August Craft Month. Maybe it just needs to be extended to September? Augtember Craft Month, anyone? … More Maybe August Craft Month 2016 should be extended to Augtember Craft Month?