Our members have a wealth of knowledge about spinning and weaving.
The aim of our happy & enthusiastic group is to foster all aspects of spinning & weaving & to encourage new members to share our craft.
Spinning and Weaving workshops are held each Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.An evening workshop is held on the 4th Wednesday of each month at 8 p.m
We aim to share our knowledge and trusted resources, handy tips, skills and current projects with each other. See below for more details about joining our group.
Open Day for Seniors Week: 11 October. Anyone interested in spinning, knitting and/or weaving is welcome to come and see work in progress.
Team Competition: 18 October: a bit of fun for everyone. You don't need a team, just turn up and join in.
Next Meeting: The November meeting will be held a week early on 25 October.
Melbourne Cup Day: 1 November, weekly meeting as normal.
AGM: 6 December
Annemeike Mein Embroidery Exhibition at the Gallery at Bayside Arts and Cultural Centre, cnr Wilson and Carpenter Sts, Brighton
24 September to 6 November 2016, Wed -Fri: 11-5pm, Sat-Sun: 1-5pm
Wednesday 12 October: Maria is organising an excursion to the Annemeike Mein Exhibition. Everyone is welcome.
Embroidery Guild Exhibition: 170 Wattletree Rd, Saturday 8 October to Sunday 23 October. 10-4 daily.
Destash market: 5 November 1-4pm at St Columb's Church Hall, St Columb's Rd, Hawthorn.
See the Links page for Laverne Waddington's information and instructions for Andean Pebble weave. Laverne recently ran excellent seminars at the Guild.
See the knitters page for the pattern for Twiddle Mitts: a great gift to hospitals for people with dementia.
All meetings are held at:-Wadham House, Craft & Hobbies Centre,52 Wadham Pde, Mount Waverley, 3149Annual membership: $20Weekly fee: $3
Marilyn, Lana and Elisabeth all took out prizes for their weaving. Photos are on the weaving page.
See the Spinners, Weavers and Knitters pages for the outstanding results at the 2016 Berwick Show with Marilyn winning Best Exhibit Handspun and Handknitted sash. Waverley Spinners and Weavers took out 24 ribbons. Well done everyone.
We also had lots of visitors to the Show trying out both spinning and weaving as we demonstrated these skills.
Bothwell Spin-In news: Andrea is now the World Champion for the Longest Thread Spindle - Alpaca section and came 3rd this year in the Longest Thread Wheel- Wool. Congratulations Andrea.
Our annual Morning Tea and trading table fundraiser raised over $750 for Cabrini Foundation Cancer Research. Thanks to our members and guests. Great effort everyone.
Members knit caps, jackets and booties for the Monash Premature Baby Unit.
Members supply an Aged Care Facility with knee rugs, which are hand crafted.