There’s still time…

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Though we said we wanted pictures by the 31st of March, so Jane can process everything to be included, there is still time to participate in this year’s National Exhibition. Any more takers??? Send pictures and descriptions to Jane a.s.a.p. “National Exhibition 2016 at Killerton House, Devon “Threads in Time” 8th – 18th September 2016 Entries are invited from Guilds … Read More

Photo Comp. & New Pin Board

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Well, finally I think I have managed to add all the available workshop reports onto our new site.  Phew! But… and there is a but, we have loads of lovely photographs from the old files which I don’t know details of.  Here’s where you come in.  I thought we’d have a little competition with them, so every now and then … Read More

Royal Highland Show 2016

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Have you anything to share in the Handcrafts Competition at this year’s Royal Highland Show? I know a couple of people have entered last year and it seems that our general standard of work is high compared to other entries in previous years.  It would certainly be worth sending / taking some pieces down to exhibit, with the advantage of a fab … Read More

Mad March Updates

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Welcome to Mad March! Dornoch Fibre Festival is just around the corner and we need a couple of volunteers to demonstrate on Saturday and Sunday. Could you give us an hour or two, even if it isn’t all day? You could spin or weave, or just prepare fibre and chat, and of course eat tea and cake 😉 There is … Read More

Tablet weaving pics

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A little sample of Ruth Black’s photographs, from the recent Tablet weaving workshop, have been added to our Gallery. Thank you Belinda Rose for coming up from the Grampian Guild to tutor. By all reports it was an interesting and informative session.

Wild and Wooly !

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Welcome to February! It’s a wild and windy one for sure. I hope you’re all cosy and warm with your fibre to hand. We’d love to see what you’re up to 😉 Thanks Karen Thompson for a great feedback on Serena’s workshop. I hope you do manage to get a spinning group together and also come to some of our … Read More

Shetland Wool Competition

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Catherine found this Facebook post which some of you might be interested in… Shetland Textile Museum 8 January at 12:46 How do you fancy showing your work in an Exhibition ? The Shetland Textile Museum is running a Neckwear Competition, and all entries are to be exhibited at Da Böd, at Gremista, during the summer season of 2016. All entries must … Read More

Full of Potential !

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Happy New Year to all ! You will have received this months newsletter by now I hope.  Thank you to Jane for producing this from her southerly location, and congratulations to her on the arrival of her new Grandson! I’ve just updated the Events Diary with new of the National Guild Exhibition date.  The object this year is bookmarks, which seems … Read More

Happy Christmas

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Sending you warmest greetings for the festive season and all the best for 2016, as well as looking forward to seeing as many of you as possible in the New Year.

Welcome to our new website

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After a long break we have, at last, a web presence again ! Firstly a big thank you to Sue Varley for all the work she has done on the previous site, and to Serena for entrusting me with this new version. As with many websites this one may still be classed as a work in progress, but I hope … Read More