Apr
29
Sat
Workshop: Weaving Fabric
Apr 29 – Apr 30 all-day

This two-day course will allow participants to confidently weave fabric, such as can be used to make garments. A warp will be provided so that the loom can be prepared for weaving before the workshop. A four-shaft table loom with an 8- or 10-dent reed is required. Can be borrowed from the Guild. Please contact us for more information.

May
6
Sat
Whanganui Spinners & Weavers @ Whanganui Girls' College
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
May
18
Thu
Costume and Textile Symposium and Exhibition @ Waikato Museum
May 18 @ 5:30 pm – May 23 @ 5:00 pm

Please note: The Symposium opens at 5.30pm on Thursday 18 May, 2017.

During this period, CTANZ (Costume and Textile Association New Zealand) are holding a 2-day Symposium on 19-20 May 2017 at the Waikato Museum in Hamilton. For more information, please contact the organiser, Yanny Split.

May
20
Sat
Levin Spinners and Weavers Spin-In @ Salvation Army Hall
May 20 all-day
May
23
Tue
Mount Maunganui Creative Fibre Open Day @ Arataki Community Centre
May 23 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

Guest Speaker, Demonstrations, Sales Tables, Raffles and an Auction. Cost $5 entry which includes Morning Tea. BYO lunch. Please contact us for any queries.

Jun
17
Sat
Workshop: Theory of Weaving
Jun 17 – Jun 18 all-day

This four-day course is designed to provide weavers with the skills necessary to analyse any weave, to design their own weave structures, and to weave them. A four-shaft table loom with an 8- or 10-dent reed is required. Can be borrowed from the Guild. Please contact us for more information.

Feilding Spin-In @ Feilding Bible Chapel
Jun 17 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

The theme for the spin-in is Winter Warmers. On-going refreshments, wonderful traders, local entertainment, fashion parade, plus more…

Jun
24
Sat
Workshop: Theory of Weaving
Jun 24 – Jun 25 all-day

This four-day course is designed to provide weavers with the skills necessary to analyse any weave, to design their own weave structures, and to weave them. A four-shaft table loom with an 8- or 10-dent reed is required. Can be borrowed from the Guild. Please contact us for more information.

Aug
19
Sat
Workshop: Sewing Handwoven Fabric
Aug 19 – Aug 20 all-day

This two-day course is designed to provide weavers with the skills necessary to tailor handwoven fabric, starting by using various techniques to make pockets. One yard of handwoven scrap fabric will be supplied. A sewing machine is required. Please contact us for more information.