Welcome to the Hand Weavers and Spinners Guild of NSW Inc
The next guild meeting will be held from 1:30pm in the church hall behind St Paul's, 205 Burwood Road, Burwood, Sydney on Saturday, May 25, 2013.Our speaker will be Patsy Sue Zawistoski, the Spinning Guru. Patsy, a master hand spinner and teacher, enjoys achieving full design potential in her hand spun work by creating yarns for use in knitting, weaving, and crochet. She will talk about the creative use of yarn and fibre
This year we will alternate spinning and knitting minis. The spinning mini workshops will each introduce one designer yarn eg spiral yarn, cable yarn, etc. In the knitting minis Linda Chee will share a technique or tip.
MAY KNIT IN - Weaving Knitting
Linda Chee will look at design in knitting that can be woven back into knitting.
Requirements: some wool and needles to suit. Some may wish to have more than one colour to contrast the woven into the knitting that is acting as the warp.
Mini workshops start at 11:00am in the small hall below the Guild rooms. There may be a small materials fee. If you have any ideas for minis contact Kris Supierz, at the Guild.
Members celebrate winter by making cosy items for our competition/exhibition. Winners to be chosen by popular vote and a judge.
Demonstrations include spindling and other medieval crafts. Join our spinning competitions.
Traders include: Dreamwood Alpacas, FeltFine, Maggie Mcennally, Evelyn Reynolds Yarn Supplies, Karen Severn, Silksational, Spun Out, Waratah Fibres, Winder Angoras, Wooldancer, Ymmy Yarns.
Refreshments - a sausage sizzle and tea/coffee in the small hall with homemade goodies.
Everyone welcome, old friends and new
If you've always wanted to try spinning or weaving, but have been putting it off, the Guild has regular classes.