We are pleased to announce that

booking is now open until 31st December 2020 for the

AGWSD Summer School 2021

to be held at

Writtle University College, near Chelmsford, Essex


15th -22nd August 2021


Your guild secretary has a copy of the brochure and the relevant forms,

alternatively you can download them here:


2021 Summer School brochure download

2021 Summer School Booking Form  Word or pdf format

2021 Summer School Bursary Application Form (deadline 15th November 2020)

Word or pdf format


 These documents are also available from the Summer School convenor on SS2021@wsd.org.uk


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