Avon Guild Committee
Chair Paulette Bjergfelt
Secretary Sheila Liddle
Treasurer Claire Cryer
Program Secr Frances Fletcher/Paulette
Library Jenni Wilcox
Raffle Kathryn Kirk
Refreshments Linda Geary
Sales Norma Chandler Patterson
Website Sheila Liddle
Committee Helen Tripp
Winner of the Christmas Competition - Barbara Bennett with for her lovely socks
Avon Guild Programme 2024
Member’s skills day – demos - Hula hoop weaving with Frances, Naalbinding with Maggie and Ronan, , Frame knitting -Norma, mitred knitting with Frances, Tunisian crochet with Paulette
11:30 “The box under the bed”
Discover ways to use those small amounts of hand spun that you have stashed in a hideaway place. Paulette Bjergfelt Long draw with Claire Cryer
13:30 A talk from the Distaff Spinners
11:30 Dyeing using Kool Aid and food dyes
Frances Fletcher and Barbara Bennett
Warping and weaving on 4 shaft and rigid heddle looms. Sheila Liddle and Debbie White
11.30 Workshop Spinning off the point, supported spindles and other equipment.
Frances Fletcher on Charkra and Sarah Harris on Great Wheel
11.00 Wet felting workshop with Fi Harris. Cost of materials £7.50
11-30 Workshop Blending fibres on the drum carder and making art yarns – Maggie Robinson and Claire Cryer11:30 Workshop on carding and long draw spinning - CLaire Cryer
Guild Open Day, Sales and Exhibition
(11:00 – 15:30)
11.30pm Terri Shires will lead us on making tapestry samples which help with making our own woven tapestries.
Christmas Party - Food, fun and games
Annual Competition - Keeping warm
The Avon Guild will be 50 years old in November 2025 - we are planning an exhibition. Please start making some beautiful items for the exhibition.
Send ideas for workshops to the committee.