Craigdarroch Wheel for sale
Kath Aitken in Auldgirth is attempting to sell a spinning wheel on behalf of a gentleman in Moniaive. The wheel is a Craigdarroch, but doesn’t have a signature on it so it may have been made by an apprentice. It is in excellent working order. If you are interested, please contact Kath on 01387 820448 or 07906 814512.

Spinning equipment – Helen is selling a variety of her mum’s equipment, all are in very good condition:

Louet S15 spinning wheel £180
Ashford Traveller spinning wheel £250
Ashford spinning chair £150
Ashford hand carders (used) £40
Ashford hand carders (new) £60

She may well be prepared to negotiate on price, especially if someone wanted to buy multiple items, please contact helen @ tinnisburn.co.uk

Dryad  Floor Loom for Sale – Maggie is selling her floor loom (pictures below). The only thing that will need replacing is the reed. The one she has is very old and a little bit rusty. If interested, please contact Maggie on 01557 330524 and the price can be negotiated.

Fleeces for Sale – Margaret Vaughan has some Blue Faced Leicester fleeces from a friend in Moffat.  They are pets so may well be young sheep.  If you’re interested, please contact her on 0772 532 6635.

Resources

Our Guild is affiliated to the National Association of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers. The objectives of the Association are the preservation and improvement of the craftsmanship in hand weaving, spinning and dyeing for the benefit of the public and the promotion of public education in such craftsmanship.  Through the Association any member can work towards a Certificate of Achievement, in any of the Guild disciplines. Other local Guilds which we commune with include:

Below is a list of our members who supply materials / supplies etc associated for the various disciplines:

Following is a list of other suppliers for materials / equipment and supplies, e.g. fibres, drop spindles, spinning wheels, looms, carders, drum carders, dyes etc:

Yarns

Tapestry Weaving Information: Inspiration: Resources

Tapestry teachers / weavers

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Retreats/Craft Holidays