Guild Happenings

Member’s work, June 2022

Sharron Paton: Cowl scarf from Suzanne's pattern, Cream and pinks Merino bought from Wingham Wool, spun and woven into scarf.  Plus some spare wool from a baby blanket. Second scarf made from fine cotton and she managed not to break the fragile threads, happily....

Guild meeting -Talk- Ruskin’s influence on spinning and textiles

To celebrate the bicentenary of John Ruskin's birth the guild have invited Dr Rachel Dickinson to talk about Ruskin and his influence on textiles. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Ruskin http://www.ruskininsheffield.com/2019-bicentenary/4594227227 Update: The talk...

Guild challenge 2018 – Results

The challenge has the title "All for free"   and can be anything that has used at least one of our crafts.  The only stipulation is that the materials should be free e.g. recycled, collected, gathered.  If absolutely necessary up to 10% can be new/paid for. And a...

Questions you are dyeing to ask

Some photographs from March meeting

Poppies for Wonderwool Wales

The organisers of Wonderwool Wales are planning a curtain of Poppies to commemorate the ending of World War 1. Hallamshire Guild have done their bit with 160 poppies which were knitted, crocheted or woven.

Textile jewelry workshop

                                                         We asked Lynda Kinaard to give us a workshop on textile jewelry with a possible Rennie Mactintosh theme. These are some of the items produced and we had an enjoyable and fun day....

Gordon Adam 1927-2017

We were all saddened to hear the news of Gordon who passed away peacefully on Saturday 12th August, at Henleigh Hall Care Home, following a long term in hospital. Gordon, a past committee member, was a longstanding and most dedicated member of our Guild, and this year...

December 2016 Christmas party

Some photos and a video of the 'do'

Sharing skills – an article on lock spinning by Marie Johnson

Lock Spinning This story begins many moons ago while practicing that well known yoga pose ‘bargain hunter’. Yes I think you do know the one, it’s where upon seeing a box labelled ‘show offers’ (which for some reason are usually tucked in some corner of the stand) you...