11th November 2017 Our November meeting had a very industrious workshop where participants had a go at making a felted vessel, even two.  Using resists, they made shapes which could be manipulated to suit their individual tastes.  Lots of colour and texture were available to make a host of unique, one-of-a-kind vessels.  

9th September 2017

Sue Hiley Harris showed examples of her work and gave an illustrated lecture on all things silk, including: seri-culture, wild silks, silk reeling, silk for hand-spinning and waste silk. A silk spinning workshop followed in the afternoon, with a second day at Cumberland Street Centre, Dumfries. Participants learned to make, handle and spin mawata, to worsted spin lustrous combed silk tops, to woollen spin knobbly, … Continue reading 9th September 2017