Keep your eye on this page and the Guild News for further details and for more workshops as they are scheduled.
Some workshops fill quickly - so if you are interested, don't leave signing up until later!
Basic Information about Workshops:
  • Early enrolment is for all workshops is encouraged to ensure a place.
  • For enrolments or questions: Please contact Andy on Guild Meeting days monthly on the 1st Sat (no meeting in January) from 10:30am to 12 noon, by email at, or by phone: 0430 216 298 (but please avoid phoning in the late evening or early morning!).

Fees (unless otherwise stated) are:

  • Guild members: $30 (half day), $50 (full day)
  • Affiliated group member: $35 (half day), $55 (full day)
  • Others: $40 (half day), $60 (full day)

The materials fee (where given) is payable separately to the tutor on the day of the workshop.

Cancellations: if cancelling after payment, you may be offered a refund of fees (minus a $10 admin fee) if somebody takes your place.

Unless otherwise stated, workshops are held at the HSWGSA premises at 196 South Road, Mile End (in the old church buildings 2 blocks south of Henley Beach Road).

Free parking at the rear of the Guild premises. The parking lot is accessed via Lurline Street. 
Public Transport Options: There are regular bus services from the Adelaide city centre; the nearest railway station is at Mile End (a 15 mins. walk away). 

Half-day workshops include two-and-a-half hours' tuition plus a break; full-day workshops include five hours' tuition plus breaks.  
2018 Workshops:

Sat 13 Oct: Marbling - Full!
Date: Saturday 13 October
Tutor: Haig Miller
Time: 10am-3:30pm (5 hours plus break for lunch)
Participants will marble A4, A3 and A2 paper and one large and one small silk scarf.  Additional Materials fee: $10
Please note: This is an external workshop, to be held at Woodville South.

Saturday 10 November: Spinning Plant Fibres - Full!
Date: Sat 10 November
Time: 9:30am-12:30pm (2.5 hours plus breaks)
Tutor: Andy Barrett
Participants will learn about and practice spinning cotton, hemp, flax/linen and how these differ from animal fibres, including after care.
Materials fee: $10
Requirements: Participants must have basic spinning skills and own spinning wheel in working order.

Sunday 2 December: Natural Dyeing
Date: Sun 2 December
Time: 9am - 3:00pm (5 hours plus breaks)
Particiapnts will learn about natural dyeing of protein and cellulose fibres, mordants and modifiers, and growing your own dye plants.
Materials fee: $15 (TBC)

Coming in March-April next year: Loom knitting!