Teresinha Roberts talk

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What a great day we had on Saturday. An interesting and informative talk on Natural fibres from Teresinha Roberts from Wild Colours ( and Wild Fibres).  The afternoon allowed us to ask more questions about all sorts of things and look at her display of fibres, particularly the flax and nettle items, and the sample book of hemp fabrics. Teresinha … Read More

combining textiles

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Combining different hand-made textiles with Ruth Black We had a guild workshop on Saturday – combining different hand-made textiles. Most of the time we were so busy I completely forgot about taking pictures, but this shows some of the samples we made. Techniques involved preparing woven fabric to add a knitted piece and to add a felt edge, preparing knitting … Read More

Fun with Fleece – Michelle Stirling

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Christmas Workshop Despite poor weather, nine members had a lovely time adding a new skill to their many accomplishments, a Christmas Wreath, with fleece as an ideal base material. Goodness knows how many colours and types of fleece Michelle brought for us to try, together with a plaited base, a robin and many extra ornaments. It took all day to … Read More

Member’s day

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What a busy day this turned out to be! Around two dozen members attended this Saturday event at Dingwall. There was a lovely hum of activity throughout the day. It was good to see spinners and weavers working alongside one another and there were plenty of opportunities for skills sharing and exchange of ideas. One fascinating item brought in by … Read More