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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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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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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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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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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