January 2019 – Plans

The guild first meeting of every year is given over to our AGM and was held in Bishopstown Library on Saturday, 19 January 2019, followed by a meal in The Wilton Steak Bar & Carvery.

The AGM provides a great opportunity to recount the guild’s achievements in the previous year and lay out some plans for the coming months.

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Where’s October’s Nalbinding?

 

Well this is a little embarrassing 😳

I’ve just sat down to write a quick post about our January AGM and have realised that I forgot to post about the fantastic workshop we had with Katherine Walsh back in October 2018.

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Pin Weaving in September

 

Maureen, one of our members led a wonderful workshop on Pin Weaving at our September meeting.   Ten members were able to make it on the day; Heather, Gerda, Frances, Mary, Olywn, Tish, Maureen, Lora and her friend Lucy, and Margaret.  

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Meet the Guild Members – The BSJ Addict

This is the first in a series of posts introducing the current members of The Handweavers Guild of Cork.

We’re an eclectic bunch of fibre enthusiasts, ready to try our hand at any crafts, especially those involving fibre.  In the main we try to focus on weaving, spinning and dyeing, but as you might expect we all tend to enjoy lots of other pastimes.

Introducing Margaret the BSJ Addict…….

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Eco Dyeing Day

Our last meeting was our annual dyeing day, held on 16 June at Gwen’s farm.  What a day we had! The following members attended the meeting: Pascale, Heather, Gerda, Lora, Gwen, Olywn, Margarita, Stella, Frances, Maureen and Margaret.

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