All meetings are subject to Covid-19 restrictions at the time and may change.
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8 January – on Zoom
Renowned tapestry artist, Joan Baxter, in Conversation with Anna Wetherell.
Trish McCarthy from Artisan Yarns with a Pop-Up shop and talk: “My Creative Journey
– Explorations and Discoveries in Colour”; yet to be decided whether on Zoom or in the Room.
Saturday – our first physical meeting since December, with a presentation by Louise Dixon about the role of a mill based designer in the production of woven cloth and the Lake District Tweed Project.
Sunday – a weaving workshop led by Jan Beadle, this workshop is about pushing the boundaries to be more creative in weaving by using unusual materials such as bamboo, willow, wire, paper, fishing line, lycra and high-twist yarns.
Penelope Hemmingway: “The Lakeland linen industry revival the 1880s to 1920s”.
Caroline King: “My experiences learning and creating batik”.
Chair’s Challenge: Show & Tell: Make a Bag and /or “My lockdown….”.
Selection of pieces for the National Exhibition.
David Collinge, Chief Executive of John Spencer Textiles Ltd, Burnley. Talk “John Spencer – six generations of Lancashire Weavers”.
Members’ Day. There will be an afternoon presentation on Tour de Fleece, led by Kate McBride and other participants.
Trip to the AGWSD Exhibition – Leigh
Justine Aldersey-Williams from NW Fibreshed: Talk: “Home Grown Home Spun Project”
One day workshop led by Janet Phillips from the Threshing Barn: Spinning for Xmas
and Pop-up Shop.
AGM, Show & Tell and Xmas raffle