This groups specialises in fibre fun in spinning, weaving (all forms), knitting, crocheting, felting, with all levels of skill, promotes member projects with show and tell at each meeting, partakes in Group and Area projects and well as supporting the Helensville A&P Show each year with demonstrations of their various craft skills. All enquiries welcome.
1st Thursday of month, 10.00am-2.00pm, at Whangaparoa Library, 9 Main St, Whangaparaoa
3rd Tuesday of month, 10.00am-2.00pm, at Whangaparoa Library, 9 Main St, Whangaparaoa
This is a cosy group of folk ranging from high school age to the young at heart, working in all things fibre, from spinning, weaving, felting, knitting, crocheting and handstitching. There are wonderful teachers amongst this group, for anyone wishing to learn or relearn a new fibre skill. All welcome to come along.
Nicole Grassmeyer, ph 0211497788
Sandy Rein, ph 094739960
Mondays and Saturdays, 10.00 am-2.00 pm at 11 Tanner St, Woolston.
Tuesdays, 5.30pm-8.00pm at 11 Tanner St, Woolston.
Contact the President, Kerry Bulmer, Tel (03) 344 5457
Creative Fibre associate members and visitors are warmly welcomed to any of the above meetings.
This active guild runs workshops, has a library, supplies shop, equipment hire, and at their meetings they have discussions, a talk-table, fibrecraft activities and loads of fun…fun…fun.
Group covers all fibre interests – spinning, weaving, knitting, crochet, felting including needle felting. Encourages member projects along with their Group and Area Projects, willing helpers on hand for all beginners or those wishing to relearn a fibre craft. All skill levels are welcome.
As well as knowledgeable members in the crafts of spinning and weaving who are willing to share their expertise, the club has an excellent library, and equipment for hire. Classes occur from time to time, and speakers attend the monthly meetings.
Visitors are very welcome. Open to anyone, beginners and experienced who are interested in the crafts of spinning fibre to yarn, including paper, flax or other. Knitting, crochet, weaving, dyeing, braiding and shibori. A friendly supportive group, we welcome new members young and old.
Weekly get-togethers, following members’ interests and shared projects, covering spinning, weaving, knitting, crocheting, felting – both wet and needle.
Meets: Feilding Spinners, Lifepoint Church, Derby Street, Feilding
Group Leader: Melissa Fryer
We meet on Tuesdays 10.00am – 2.00pm for general activities, spinning, knitting, dyeing (sometimes) and general chit chat, in our own club rooms situated just outside of Foxton township. Once a month, on the third Thursday, we try to have a weaving day where we work on our own projects or maybe a club project. We also have a small felting group that meets on Wednesdays at 10.00am.
Meets: Foxton Town & Country Spinners & Weavers, 204 Foxton-Shannon Road
Group Leader: Dorothy Kauri