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Sadly our President Joan Bowie passed away on 27th December 2022. She had been our President since 1990 and had an enormous amount of experience in creating textiles. She has taught a large number of people how to spin and weave over the years. She will be sadly missed.


January Meeting

The January meeting was the day for renewing membership. We also used it as a members skill day. Thanks go to Paulette, Frances, Europa, Roz - turkish spindle, crochet, stick weaving, braiding and japanese knot bag.


February Meeting

Paulette showed members how to do locker hooking and kindly brought a stash of yarns for members to use.
Most made a square suitable for use as a table mat.

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March meeting

The March meeting was the Guild's AGM. Changes in the committee are on the website.
Paulette and Frances showed members how to do weave around a box, which is a useful technique if you don't have a loom.

April Meeting

May meeting

June Meeting


Jen Hunter from Fernhill Farm gave an interesting talk about how she got into keeping sheep, met her shepherd husband and their Eco- Farm at Fernhill Compton Martin.

A number of members had attended their successful FibreQuest Event.  Further information regarding accommodation, fibres, yarns and meats are available on their website


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