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Avon Guild Committee

Chair                 Paulette Bjergfelt

Secretary            Sheila Liddle

Treasurer            Claire Cryer

Program Secr      Helen Tripp/Frances Fletcher

Library               Ronan Dorvillers

Raffle                 Kathryn Kirk

Refreshments       Linda Geary

Sales                  Norma Chandler Patterson

Website              Sheila Liddle


Winner of the Christmas Competition  - Barbara Bennett with for her lovely socks

Avon Guild Programme 2024

13th January

Membership renewal

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


10th February

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

9th March

11.30  AGM

13:30  A talk from the Distaff Spinners




13th April

11:30 Dyeing using Kool Aid and food dyes

  • Frances Fletcher and Barbara Bennett


11th May

11:30 Workshop

Warping and weaving on 4 shaft and rigid heddle looms.  Sheila Liddle and Debbie White

8th  June

11.30 Workshop  Spinning off the point, supported spindles and other equipment.

Frances Fletcher on Charkra and Sarah Harris on Great Wheel

13th July 

11.00 Wet felting workshop with Fi Harris. Cost of materials £7.50



No meeting


14th September

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


12th  October

Guild Open Day, Sales and Exhibition

(11:00 – 15:30)


9th November

11.30pm Terri Shires will lead us on making tapestry samples which help with making our own woven tapestries.


14th December

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.

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