Autumn – Spring Programme 2016-2017

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 and join us.

You’ll want to get these dates into your calendar! If you use Facebook, please sign up to the events, and then we can send you reminders and updates. https://www.facebook.com/ulsterguild/events

4 OCT 2016 Anne’s Woven Surprise II Tue 7:30 PM Following on from Anne’s car weaving last year, we will try circular weaving. £2 materials fee.
1 NOV 2016 Nov – Lorna’s Lost the Plot Tue 7:30 PM Nettle fibre processing, preparation and spinning with Lorna. It’s advisable to wear an apron.
6 DEC 2016 Dec – Sarah’s Kite-woven tree decoration Tue 7:30 PM Groovy tree decoration and Secret Santa gift swap. £2 materials fee.  Bring a gift made of fibre 50 grams MAX. Any technique may be used.
3 JAN 2017 Jan – Spin In Tue 7:30 PM Bring your wheel and latest fibre for an evening of spinning yarns. Drop spindles and a wheel will be available for the use of beginners.
7 FEB 2017 Feb – Carding and Blending Tue 7:30 PM Learn different technique for creating individual, colourful blends. Being your own fibres or buy fibres on the night.
7 MAR 2017 Mar – Sarah’s wet-felted vessels Tue 7:30 PM We’ll create a container made from wool. £3 materials fee.
4 APR 2017 April – Spin in! Tue 7:30 PM Bring your wheel and latest fibre for an evening of spinning yarns. Drop spindles and a wheel will be available for the use of beginners.
2 MAY 2017 May – AGM & Competition Tue 7:30 PM Get your creative juices flowing over a cup of tea or coffee because this year’s competition is to create a tea, coffee or egg cosy. Any fibre or technique is acceptable, but in the interest of a fair competition, we would expect a clutch of four egg cosies!

 

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