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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. 

Happenings: 

See the results of our eco-dyeing scarves on the Spinners page: link above. Lots of fun.

7 June: Team Spinning and Knitting competition. Come along and join in this fun day. 

14 June: 6.30 to 8.30pm Talk at the Guild: Making Local Clothes from your own Backyard.
A twilight textiles talk by Niki Taylor and Rachel Bucknall. $10 entry, $6 for Guild members/concessions.
Booking advised by email: ilkajanewhite@gmail.com or 9387 9222.
See the flyer on our Links page.

15-17 July: Australian Sheep and Wool Show, Bendigo. Woolcraft entry forms are due on 10 June (7 June at Waverley)
Entries due on 1 July (28 June at Waverley).
Click here for the entry form and
here for the category details. 
We continue to sponsor the Woolcraft exhibition and competition at the Sheep and Wool Show.
The website for the Show is here

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, 3149

Annual membership: $20 
Weekly fee: $3


Shows 2016

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. 

2015

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. 





 

Social Events 2016

15 members enjoyed a weekend at Mansfield celebrating Irene's milestone birthday. 

Several members have gone to Harrietville for workshops and the Grand Valley Spin In. 

The year began with a lunch at Fay's home at The Patch.



 
 

Community Service 2015

Our annual Morning Tea and trading tables fundraiser for the Cancer Council raised over $1000. Thanks to everyone who came, enjoyed and contributed. 

Anyone with spare baby wool/acrylic please give it to Ann for a friend who knits baby clothes. 

Roses from the Heart
This program invites people to make a cloth bonnet in memory of the life of one of the 25,566 convict women sentenced to transportation to Australia (1788-1853). See Andrea for more information. 

Ongoing fundraising for Very Special Kids with donations via the Pink Pig.

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.