Tomorrow’s Crafty Event

Tomorrow we are hosting a talk by Ros Wilson on designing knitting patterns. The talk will start at 2pm and will last 1 hour. Ros is a skilled artist and textile designer who has a lot of experience with knitting design. To see more of Ros’s work check out her website Ros Wilson Design. Ros will not only give a talk about designing knitting patterns, but she will also be giving us a show and tell, and the opportunity to partake in an exercise in design. Everyone is welcome, no booking is required. The cost to members is £2 and non-members £3. This will include refreshments (tea and biscuits). So come along and join us! For more details of this and other guild events see our Diary.

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Start a New Craft with one of our Talks or Workshops in the New Year!

2015 has arrived! We have lots of new Talks and workshops for the coming year. If you would like to book a place on one of the following classes, or require further information, please contact us on the following email address: worsteadweavers@gmail.com

DESIGNING KNITTING PATTERNS – Talk by Ros Wilson

Saturday 31st January 2015                         2.00 to 3.00pm

Ros will present a talk on how to design your own knitting patterns.

Cost £3.00 (non-members), £2.00 (members)

NEEDLE FELTING – Workshop Lead by Anne-Marie Bradley

Saturday 14th February 2015                      2.00 to 4.00pm

Learn to create needle felted items from fleece. Open to anyone over 10 years of age.

Cost £5.00 (non-members), FREE for members

Beginning & improving Spinning Day –  Lead by Jenny Rose

Saturday 28th February  2015                     10.00am  to 3.00pm

How to improve your spinning & fibre preparation

Equipment can be provided

Cost £30.00 maximum of 8 on course.

WEAVING TASTER DAY –  Lead by Jenny Rose

Saturday 7th March  2015                10.00am  to 3.00pm

Learn to weave on a pegloom, a rigid heddle loom & a 4 shaft table loom

Equipment provided.

Cost £30.00 maximum of 8 on course.

WARPING A WEAVING LOOM – Lead by Jenny Rose

Saturday 14th March 2015              10.00am to 3.00pm

Learn to warp any loom. Bring your own loom or learn to warp one of ours.

Cost £30.00 maximum of 8 on course.

PLY SPLIT BRAIDING – Workshop lead by Sally Gibson and Stan Appleton

Saturday 28th March 2015              2.00 to 4.00pm

Learn the ancient art of ply split braiding. Ply split braiding is the technique of braiding twisted cords by splitting the ply and passing another cord through it.

Cost £5.00 (non-members), FREE for members

Coffee & tea provided, bring your own lunch. There is plenty of parking.

Looking forward to seeing you there!