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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International Fibre Arts Festival 2018

On the May bank holiday weekend, the Interconnections 2 exhibition opened, in Boyle, Co. Roscommon.  The event, an exhibition of woven tapestries spread across two venues, is a collaboration between Irish and Scottish artists and runs until 25th May.

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Handweavers Guild of Cork Road Trip Spring 2018

It seemed only fitting that the first HGC blog post on our shiny new platform be about something inspirational and what better to look at than our group trip to Kilkenny.

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