Valerie Riley gave a fascinating talk about the history of the Paisley shawl, the motif's origins in Babylon and the weaving tradition in Kashmir. We were told of the methods that the Paisley weavers used to weave the shawls and how they adapted the process to make more affordable items. Several members brought their own … Continue reading 10th February 2018
We had a festive and cosy gathering, with lots of lovely homemade food. There was a display of what people have been making all year and there were some beautiful first-shearing Shetland lamb fleeces to buy.
We were at a different venue in October, to house our annual gathering. There were lots of lovely supplies and goodies to buy from our vendors.
We were out and about this summer, including the Wool Tent at the Dumfries Show.
Skill Share - Simple Weaving