Affiliated to the Association in 1981 the Mid Essex Guild welcomes anyone with an interest in Weaving, Spinning, Dyeing, Felting, Knitting and Crochet.
Our talks and workshops are created to inspire all who attend.
We also have a members private Facebook group and a public Facebook page.
If you would like to join the Guild please come along to a Guild meeting day and the Membership Secretary will be happy to help.
Members and visitors alike can bring any project they are working on or need help with to all meetings.
For more information – please visit our website, email the Guild or contact the Chairman 07855 385696
Single = £30 with printed newsletter, £25 with emailed newsletter.
Joint Membership =£42 with printed newsletter, £37 with emailed newsletter.
Guild members pay £2 per meeting.
Visitors are always welcome at all of our meetings for a nominal fee of £5.
Programme for 2023 – Meetings start at 10:30am to 4:00pm on Saturday
January 21st 11am AGM. Show and Tell with cakes from the Committee.
February 18th 2pm. Talk; May Berkouwer – Textile conservationist.
March 18th 11am. Workshop: Sarah Harris – print dyeing with flowers.
April 15th Members day. Enid Tivey Award – anything made from fleece. Workshop: Sarah Howard – colour blending. Shared Lunch.
May 20th 2pm. Talk; Sarah Ward – Denim making: then and now.
May 21st Sun Essex Young Farmers Show – Chelmsford CM1 4LT Mid Essex Guild have a stand at the event.
May 27th & 28th Spinning and Weaving demonstration at Paycocks House, Coggeshall, CO6 1RE.
June 17th 11am. Workshop: Sarah Ward – Weaving simple and more intricate techniques to suit all students.
July 16th Sun Friendship Day – Visitors and surrounding Guilds invited, Grange Barn, National Trust, Coggeshall CO6 1RE
August 19th 11am. Members day, shared lunch, Weaving Challenge.
September 16th 11am. Sales Day – Members stalls. Visitors welcome.
October 21st 11am. Talk: Amanda Sutherland: Recycle, Remake, Reuse.
November 18th 11am. Workshop: Catherine Tregaskes – Twining.
December 9th 11am. Christmas meeting, Shared lunch, raffle, games, festive workshop.