September 2, 2010
Project of the Year—Ancestry
Entries to be in by 10:00 am
Bring items from family history, – photos, items of craft work such as Doyleys, Tablecloths—all suitably written up with country of origin etc.
Please bring a plate to share for lunch.
Tea and coffee provided as well as Soup at $2 per mug.
Library and Yarn Area will be open from 10.00am
Saturday 25th September 2010
Come to the hall and spin in good company. Bring your current project and your finished one to show. Also bring any new items, books or interesting snippets to share and discuss.
Beginners always welcome. Tea and coffee are provided, but bring your lunch.
Library and Yarn area open from 10.00am
September 2, 2010
SPINNING Any article from handspun yarn
a) 5 ply or under—equivalent to 14 + wraps per inch
b) over 5 ply—equivalent to less than 14 wpi
WEAVING a) loom weaving
b) off-loom weaving
DYEING Natural or chemical dyes permitted. The entry may be a skein of commercial or handspun wool and will be judged on the quality of dyeing only.
Entry is open to Financial members of the Guild and members of financial affiliated groups.
There is no limit to the number of entries
Items may be entered in more than one category—e.g. Part of a group entry may also be an individual entry in one or both spinning or dyeing categories
Trophies are awarded as follows:-
SPINNING Cecile Dorwood Trophy
WEAVING Lyn Waring Trophy
FELTING Barbara Frew Trophy
GROUP ENTRY Turner Cottage Trophy (donated by Frank & Isobel McKay
PRESIDENT’S CHOICE Clock (donated by Joy Skinner)
POPULAR VOTE Anne Rain Trophy (New)
If anyone is still in possession of a trophy from last year, would you please return it so that it can be awarded to the next recipient
December 30, 2008
Sadly I was unable to attend this years Scarf Exchange Exhibition due to a broken ankle.
Jo-Ann tooks some shots of the beautiful works on show and they are best viewed as a slideshow. Thanks Jo-Ann.
August 17, 2008
For all the latest and amazing work by the WA guild please visit the “Sharing Table” page.
Many thanks to Giuliana Bond for her wonderful updates.
July 31, 2008
On Saturday September 13th at Craft House, Spinners, knitters, weavers & felters all have the opportunity to enter their work with the theme of ‘The Kitchen’. You may enter work not related to the theme but it will not be judged but it will be displayed on the Show & Tell table.
A summary of the categories are as follows:
Spinning: Any article made from handspun yarn. 5ply & under. Over 5ply.
Weaving: Off loom weaving. Loom weaving.
Knitting. Article to be knitted with commercially spun animal or plant fibre yarn (not man made)
President’s award: A entry chosen by the President receives a certificate and trophy.
Popular vote: Members are to cast a vote for their selection.