Festive Felted Fairies in November 2019

The last guild meeting of 2019 was extremely busy, with lots of business to get through so we’d have the time to make at least one Felted Fairy. 

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A Look Back At September 2019

Friday evening saw eight members of HGC gathered in county Kerry, arriving at the Kerry Ocean Lodge, our hostelry for the weekend. Our host Eugene welcomed us, we found our rooms and unpacked. Mary, Lora, Heather, Yvonne, Patricia, Fiona, Stella and myself settled in for the weekend of spinning weaving and chatter. We were sorry Olwyn that you were not able to join us.

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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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I’d Like to Teach the World to Spin

(This post first appeared on the www.fibrestrumpet.com)

Sorry. really I am, it was just too good an opportunity to pass up.

It’s not really the world, not even Ireland, but we’re hoping to attract a few spinners, weavers or dyers.

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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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