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.
Continue reading “Weaving Work”
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.
Continue reading “Onion Skin Magic”
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?
Continue reading “A Patchwork of Colour”
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.
Continue reading “January 2019 – Plans”
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.
Continue reading “Pin Weaving in September”
Our May meeting was dedicated to spinning with different and unusual fibres.
Continue reading “May Meeting Spinning Shenanigans”
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.
Continue reading “International Fibre Arts Festival 2018”