Category Archives: All things wooly

Fibre East 2014

A paradise for all things fibre related and a place to catch up with old friends and make new ones. The second year at Redbourn College with it’s spacious halls and green and pleasant grounds. I had one thing determined to … Continue reading

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Mid Essex Guild of Weavers Spinners and Dyers

The July meeting was a talk called Indian Inspiration by Jennifer Hughes BA Cert Ed To say this meeting was an explosion of colour style and glitz would not be an exaggeration, Jenifer has travelled extensively with her husband in … Continue reading

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YARNS IN THE CATHEDRAL

This year The Association of Guilds of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers held their Biennial Exhibition in Norwich Cathedral. As always there was a very high standard of exhibits. Fabulous colours and stunning designs All the exhibits are hand made often … Continue reading

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Trying Something New

I think in hobbies as life we should not stick to the tried and tested but branch out and try something new. So far with my spinning I have only used pure wool, but browsing through a web site I discovered … Continue reading

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Sheep to shoulder

I blogged last year about our holiday to Brecon in Wales and how I bought a fleece, well I would like to tell you now how I have used it.    The guy who helped me choose it said it was … Continue reading

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Fibre East

This year Fibre East moved it’s location to Ampthill nr Bedford. I loved lasts years location on a farm not so very far away due to the heavy rain we had to wade through mud and it was not very … Continue reading

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Visit to Wales and New Fleece

A recent holiday to Wales we stayed at Brecon close to the National Park.  Sheep everywhere wandering around the roads feeding the lambs and holding up the traffic.  I made several enquiries about buying a fleece and eventually I got … Continue reading

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Kaffe Fasette Exhibition

The Kaffee Fasette Exhibition is currently on at the Fashion and Textile Museum in Bermondsey Street London. Kaffe Fasette was born in 1937 in California USA Attended Art College in Boston and has worked as an Artist in New York … Continue reading

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Spitalfield Market

A London land market, Spitalfield Market is located quite close to Liverpool Street Station. We visited there whilst the Celebrations of the achievements of the Huguenot Silk weavers was taking place and also the ‘Big Weave’ which was a community … Continue reading

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Sheep to Shoulder

  Some time ago I was given a raw fleece, I was a complete novice as to how to treat it but with lots of help from friends on Ravelry and friends at the Southend Guild of Dyers Spinners and … Continue reading

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