Booking is now closed for the

AGWSD Summer School 2021

to be held at

Writtle University College, near Chelmsford, Essex


15th -22nd August 2021


Any remaining places will be advertised here soon


Your guild secretary has a copy of the brochure,

alternatively you can download it here:


2021 Summer School brochure download


2021 Summer School FAQs download


The planned tutors and courses include:-

  • The Magic of Eco-Printing with Caroline Bell

  • Azure to Midnight: Indigo Shibori Dyeing with Jane Callender

  • Passementerie: Traditional Techniques with Anna Crutchley

  • Designing Yarns with Jane Deane

  • Inkle Weaving: The Basics and Beyond with Anne Dixon

  • Tapestry Design and Techniques with Alastair Duncan

  • Fresh & Dried: Dyeing with the Grand Teint with Susan Dye & Ashley Walker

  • Knitting: Entrelac and Beyond with Alison Ellen

  • A Breath of Fresh Air: Weaving Art Textiles with Jan Garside

  • Foundations in Spinning with Amanda Hannaford

  • Ply-Split Braiding with 3-Ply Twisted Cords with Julie Hedges

  • Spinning Exotic Fibres with Andrew Johnson

  • Nuno Felting with Vivienne Morpeth

  • A Square with Variations: Interesting Bags to Treasure with Jennie Parry

  • Elementary 4-Shaft Weaving for Beginners with Janet Phillips

  • From Flax to Fabric with Riitta Sinkkonen Davies

  • Woolcombing with Jaquie Teal

  • Doubleweave: Beyond the Basics with Melanie Venes