Norfolk & Suffolk guild

We are a friendly group that includes weavers, spinners and dyers within our membership. We meet monthly and our programme includes talks, workshops and social events. We are continuing with four Saturday workshop sessions in 2020 and encourage visitors.


Date Events
16 January 2020 AGM and Chairman's Challenge - postponed from Dec. Members table top sale. Bring a project to work on.
18 April 2019 Jayne Stansfeld. Magpie and Me. 2D into 3D - a practical pattern making session so bring offcuts of fabric, pins, needles and thread masking tape and scissors.
22 February 2020 Our first Saturday Open Day of the year, Bring a project to work on in the company of others and share what you are doing.
19 March 2020 Anna Holzer-Mountifield. Playing with Plying. Experimenting with various plying techniques. Bring along a spinning wheel, singles two bobbins and a spare bobbin for plying.
16 April 2020 Tim Pestell. The Curator of Archaeology at Norwich Castle Museum wil talk about the current project to produce a wall hanging, similar to the Bayeux Tapestry, about Norfolk history.
21 May 2020 Heather Riley. Marbling on paper and fabric.
23 May 2020 Saturday Weave and Spin Open Day. Spend the day in friendly company on a project of your own.
18 June 2020 Garden Party. Bring food to share and a project to be getting on with.
16 July 2020 Frances Betts. Fabric: costume making in theatre and film.
20 August 2020 Project Surgery. Bring any queries and or problems and get advice 'from the experts'.
22 August 2020 Saturday Weave and Spin Open Day. Our third of the year.
17 September 2020 Rugs. A practical session where members can share and try out a number of techniques.
15 October 2020 Erica Appleton. Maker of handmade bags will talk about the processes involved from design and planning through to pattern cutting, screen printing and construction.
17 October 2020 Saturday Weave and Spin Open Day. Our fourth of the year.
19 November 2020 Show and Tell. An opportunity for members to share with others any project that they have created or completed during the past year.
10 December 2020 Bring a contribution to share at 1.00 pm followed by the AGM at 2.00 pm. Bring your response to this year's Chairman's challenge.