2018 Events where the Guild has demonstrated

Richard Grapes, Shobhna Philips and Ann lovick represented the Guild. Ann was spindle spinning with a 3D printed drop spindle!!  showing an ancient  skill on modern equipment. Shobhna was spinning on a wheel and Richard brought his 8 shaft table loom. They each brought a selection of work  including hand spun and commercial yarns used in scarves cushions and jumpers

As well as the Guild Display of fleece, spun and knitted samples on display, Richard supplied a number of cardboard braiding disks for the public to have a go. He has a random  display of Kumihimo braids to show that can be developed from a very simple process.  There were Guild  Welcome leaflets and an Invitation leaflet  to attend the Guild Open Day in September to be passed out to those who showed any interest.

 

June 08, 2018

Chairs, tables and gazebo provided! 

June 30, 2018

The Friends of West Meon School are fund raising for a Nature Station Project at West Meon and an I.T. Suite for the village school. 

July 13, 2018

12.30 to 16.00hrs

Meon Valley Lions Club

Recreation Ground, New Road and Broad Lane.  SO32 2PD

July 13, 2018

The Flower and Produce Show asked us to include a demonstration in dyeing materials with natural dyes. Thank you Ann, and to everyone who represented the Guild at this event.

July 31, 2018

The HWSD Guild put on textile craft activities for children at Hillier Gardens for four wednesday afternoons in August. Crafts include; spinning, peg loom, back strap and stick weaving, finger knitting and felting.

August 04, 2018

A very pleasant day, even getting into the spirit of the village with some Guild members getting into costume.

 

 

 

August 17, 2018

Popular 2 day event, Saturday and Sunday.  We usually demonstrate on Sunday only. A lovely show, but missing a Guild member this year.

September 07, 2018

HWSD always have a stand in the Countryside tent. Demonstrations include; Spinning, weaving, and other fibre related skills. We also offer craft activities similar to those done at our Hillier sessions for children (of any age!).

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Meeting Venue:

SHAWFORD PARISH HALL, PEARSON LANE, SHAWFORD, WINCHESTER, HAMPSHIRE SO21 2AA

Hampshire Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers