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?
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
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?
Castlewellan was the last Agricultural show until the Rare Breeds show on Sept 3rd. However we will be at the Folk Museum at Cultra each Wednesday in August. Check out our calendar of summer events. Also don’t forget we have a contest on, and just one contestant so far! Spinning at Castlewellan We had a big … More Great Day at Castlewellan!
We’re running a contest, asking fans on our Facebook page to tell us what creative fibre projects they are working on this summer. Share a photo of your current WIP (work in progress) as a comment on this Facebook post, and you’ll be entered to win a prize, and we’ll draw the winner on Wednesday, … More Contest: What’s your summer WIP?