The Irish Guild of Weavers, Spinners, and Dyers

The Beauty in Handmade

After last week’s post from Liz on her spinning wheels, I thought we could meet Ailbhe’s collection of wonderful handmade spindles and wheel. If you have been at one of … Continue reading

July 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Wheels, Wheels and More Wheels.

Today’s post is brought to you by guild member Elizabeth O’Connor who you all may know from Ravelry as LizLimerick. I really wanted a post during the Tour de Fleece … Continue reading

July 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Beginner Takes the Spindle

Today we continue our spinning blog posts as part of the Tour de Fleece. Today’s post is brought to you by one of our members, Jaclyn Allen. I might be … Continue reading

July 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet the Committee – Cathy

As part of our ‘Meet the Committee’ series, today we are taking a closer look at our Guild Secretary – Cathy McFadden. Cathy is a self-taught spinner, dabbling dyer and … Continue reading

June 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Rough Guide to Rough (and smooth) Fibres

Our next post in the Tour de Fleece series is from our guild secretary Cathy. Are you unsure what to look for in fibre before you choose to spin it? … Continue reading

June 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Fibre Preparation for the Tour de Fleece

For the duration of the Tour de Fleece, we will be having guest posts from members on everything from spinning wheels and drop spindles to different fibres. Today we are … Continue reading

June 25, 2017 · 1 Comment

Tour de Fleece 2017

The Irish Guild of Weavers Spinners and Dyers is delighted to be hosting Team WeaveSpinDyeIE in this year’s Tour de Fleece spin-along. What is the Tour de Fleece? Every year … Continue reading

June 22, 2017 · Leave a comment