THE MID ESSEX GUILD OF WEAVERS, SPINNERS & DYERS
PROGRAMME FOR 2018
Our meetings at White Notley Village Hall usually on the 3rd Saturday of the month except for the December meeting which is on the 2nd Saturday.
The day is 10.30 to 4 pm.
2018 MEG Programme
January 20th AGM & Show and Tell Committee Cakes from committee
February 17th Talk and workshop Knitting “The Surprise Jacket” Tricia Holman Workshop- for 12
March 17th Talk, demo and workshops Blending using carders, hackles and combs Diane and Gwenllian South Colours and different fibres
April 21st Enid Tivey Competition, details later. Shared Lunch & Raffle.
May 19th Talk, demo and workshops - Spinning with Gill Read and Jennie Cope. Spin in the following day.
May 20th Spin-in at Jenny’s (our Chairman’s) House. 10-4pm all welcome.
June 16th Jenny Balfour -Paul the President of the Association of Guilds of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers will be here to speak to us about natural dyes
July 21st A.m.Talk and demo of acid and natural dyeing; the how of different dyeing methods - S. Shadforth & J.Crook
P.m. Workshop on beaded necklaces - L.Ottewell
Sale of unusual raw fleeces.- Yvonne & Darren Hoskins
July 22nd Dyeing day at T.Robert’s house -natural and other dyes.
August 18th Weaving Competition. Shared lunch and Raffle
September 15th Talk, demo and workshops - Plying, Gill Read, Jennie Cope.
Members sales tables
October 20th Talk, demo and have a go Saori weaving Kim from the Saori Weaving Shed.
November 17th Talk, demo & workshops Picking, Carding, Combing, weaving with fleece - Hazel, Claire, Rachel. Using different fleeces.
December 8th Christmas Party Shared Lunch & Raffle