Exhibition Time – November 2019

Time for the Knitting & Stitching Show at the RDS!

We were thrilled to be given the opportunity to exhibit our Explorations in Colour Project on the Irish Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers stand at this year’s Knitting & Stitching Show.

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Rainbow Patchwork – October 2019

The meeting room filled quickly as each member arrived, many of whom brought with them their 8×8 tapestry square to be mounted on an 8×8 painted canvas, in time for the Knitting & Stitching Show at the RDS, starting 7th November to 10th November 2019. 

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HGC Summer 2019 Part 2 – Extra Weaving time

Traditionally, there are no guild meetings during the months of July and August, instead, we take a break for the Summer.  

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Weaving Work

With so many of our members keen to work on their Explorations in Colour Tapestries, it was decided that our May get together would be a working meeting.

Each member brought their tapestry weaving project and Tish kindly agreed to be available to give advice to anyone who requested it.  In addition to the sale/swap/contribute table, there was also an opportunity to swap yarn for the 8×8 tapestry squares.

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Onion Skin Magic

There aren’t enough hours in the day of late and even when there are, it would seem my broadband connection has other ideas.  That being said, our June meeting is fast approaching and I’ve realised I’m way behind with posts here.

So, travelling back in time to April, I wanted to quickly share the events of our meeting on the 27th, where we looked in more depth at dyeing with onion skins.

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Busy Hands

On the beautiful sunny morning of March 23rd, fourteen members of the guild enthusiastically gathered to explore more about spinning and weaving, including a demonstration on joining two wefts ends.

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A Patchwork of Colour

Our February meeting was held in Bishopstown Library on Saturday, 16th February 2019.

It was a very busy meeting and we were thrilled to welcome several new members.  Is it too early to celebrate that news about our group is beginning to spread?

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