Upcoming Fibre Events:
Events organised by Affiliate Groups:
Windows on the World: Wild Fibre Artists SALA exhibition, July 28- August 28. at Stump Hill Gallery, McLaren Vale Information Centre, McLaren Vale. Open weekdays 9am-5pm, Weekends 10am-4pm. To be opened by Janet Ayliffe on Sunday 31 July 2pm.
Open Day: Aldinga and Sellicks Spinners, Knitters, Weavers and Felters Group: NEW EVENT! From Fleece to Fashion. Saturday August 6, at Aldinga Institute, Old Coach Rd, Aldinga, 10-3. Demonstrations, sales of handcrafted goods, refreshments and light lunches. All welcome. Information sheet can be downloaded below.
Other Fibre Events:
Adelaide Sewing Stitching and Hand Craft Show: Adelaide Showground, Wayville, July 15-17, 2016. Look for the Handspinners and Weavers Guild's site!
Fleece & Fibre Fair: Saturday 13th August, 10am - 3pm at the Soldiers' Memorial Hall, Mount Pleasant. This event is organised by the South Australian Coloured Sheep Owners' Society. Free admission. Spinning & Weaving demonstrations, woollen crafts, books, wool yarns, coloured fleece (sheep and alpaca). Refreshments include homemade soup, cake and devonshire teas. Download the flyer below.
A Stitch In Time: Morgan Heritage Museum: Exhibition of antique needle crafts; various groups will be there for some of the days - have a chat with them! 29 October - 19 November.
Events in 2017:
Grampians Texture: 18-23 March, 2017 at Halls Gap in the Grampians, Victoria. Includes 2 & 4 day workshops as well as 6 day masterclasses. Some 2 day workshops are: Great Weaves on 4 Shafts (with Elizabeth Calnan), Nuno Collage Wrap (with Jean Gauger), Sample Techniques using Needlefelt and Silk Fabric (with Catherine O'Leary), Knitted Wired (with Adrienne Sloane). Early Bird Discount if paid by 1 Dec 2016! Visit the website www.grampianarts.com.au for more information.
Do you have a fibre event coming up soon?
You can publicise it here simply by emailing the Guild (firstname.lastname@example.org) with details ad a flyer.