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Tea Towel Project update

A personal thank you to those who were able to came out for our celebration. We had a wonderful time moving the loom out into the centre of the East Lions Community Centre and unrolling 17…

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Western Fair Creative Arts Competition

You may have heard about Western Fair’s Creative Arts Competitions!  They are a great way for people to showcase their artistic talents in a number of ways.  There are categories for almost everything: needle felting,…

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FAFS 2022

Fibre Art Festival and Sale November 18. 19 & 20, 2022 Covent Garden Market SHOP FOR LOCALLY MADE FIBRE CREATIONS ART FOR THE INDIVIDUAL AND THE HOME DEMONSTRATIONS AND DISPLAYS OF:

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Fibre Arts Festival and Sale 2021

Our annual FIBRE ARTS FESTIVAL AND SALE will *hopefully* happen again this year after a one year absence! Date: November 19-20, 2021 Contributing Guilds: London District Weavers and Spinners, Simply Hooked, Strathroy Pioneer Treadlers Members from the…

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Sheep to Sock

Course Description This adventurous group will gather once a month over zoom to work through the process of taking fibre through the spinning and then the knitting of a finished pair of socks. Janice Watterworth…

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Online Fibre Magazines

The London Public Library is offering a great selections of online fibre magazines. Their new app: Libby, makes it easier than ever to borrow books, magazines and any other materials the library has to offer.…

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Happy 72nd Anniversary!

The London District Weavers and Spinners Guild is now in its eighth decade. It was on April 22, 1949 that the original London District Weavers Guild was founded. There were, at that time, fourteen members…

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WeaveDesign© Study Group via Zoom

All recordings for this workshop are available free of charge for the guild members at: Recorded Workshops Are you a new weaver, using weaving patterns you have found in magazines or received from instructors, but…

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Ontario Handspinning Seminar

It’s time to get ready! We are posting here the PDF document (use the little arrows to flip pages) but please check the Ontario Handspinning Seminar for more details and registration! (link below) Ontario Handspinning…

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ONLINE RUG TWINING WORKSHOP – FEBRUARY 2021

Our first online rug twining workshop was very successful.  As a result, Dan Lajoie and the Guild are offering a second online twining workshop in February 2021.  Registration fee is $40.00 for members and $45.00…

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Visit at the Royal Ontario Museum

Ina and Paul at ROM – Visiting:The Cloth that Changed the World: India’s Painted and Printed Cottons We want to take this opportunity and full-heartedly say thank you to Katherine Ing from Royal Ontario Museum…

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Show and tell

The “Show and Tell” is an excerpt from our November General Meeting article. Slide show by: Joan Janes

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Last Woman Standing

Amrita Mukherjee | Sep 10, 2020 At 53, Tsering is the youngest shepherdess in her village. She is also the last surviving shepherdess in the family The mountains look pearly, pristine and magnificent. But there…

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Learn to( Weave) Twine A Rug

The LDWS Executive wanted to let all of our members know that Boyle Community is Closed due to the Covid -19 situation. So all activities, meetings, and classes will be suspended till further notice. We…

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Learn to Dye with Acid Dyes

The LDWS Executive wanted to let all of our members know that Boyle Community is Closed due to the Covid -19 situation. So all activities, meetings, and classes will be suspended till further notice. We…

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Coiled Shawl Pin

Coiled Shawl Pin Workshop When: Saturday February 29, 2020Time: 9 am until 4 pm (one hour for lunch from 12 to 1 pm.)At: Boyle Community Centre 530 Charlotte Ave., London OntarioWorkshop Leader: Nancy Latchford, Fibre…

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Southwest Regional Conference

The London District Weavers and Spinners Guild has cancelled the Southwest Conference scheduled for April 25, 2020.All registrants will be issued a full refund in the amount of $60.  If you have any questions regarding…

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