A List of Guild Events, Workshops and More. If you have an event which will interest our Guild members, please send the details to the web elf.

Printable calendar of  Group Meeting Dates

Events 2018–2019

June8–Aug 26 FridayScarf Festival 2018 National Wool Museum, Geelong


The Scarf Festival 2018 theme is: Living on the Land.

See their website.

July16–Sep 7 MondayTowards An Origin: Michael Kay School of Creative Arts Academy of the Arts, Inveresk, Launceston University of Tasmania

mkaytapestryAlthough producing traditional style tapestries Kay has produced a new form of contemporary textile innovation, based on a unique “weaving and dyeing” technique. The majority of the works are woven pieces but he also works with dyed, hand and machine stitched pieces, manipulated, melted, sculptural fabric forms and interactive images using overhead projectors that allow participation by the viewer.

See the Invite

August16 ThursdayGuild's Birthday 10:00am Guild rooms, Battery Point, Hobart

happybirthdayAll members are welcome so bring your wheel or craft of choice, some show'n'tell, and help us celebrate.

There will be birthday cake, food, lucky door prizes, friends to catch up with and new ones to make.

25 SaturdayDevonport Open Day 10:00am – 3:00pm Girl Guild Hall, 56 Forbes st, Devonport

helloAll welcome.

We hope to see YOU there.

25 SaturdayEco-Dyeing with Linda Chee - Fully Booked Geckostrands Studio

geckostrandsAn additional workshop as the Winter School workshops filled so quickly.

Contact Workshop Officer for more details, or, phone the Guild on Thursday mornings on 6224 1526.

Sorry, Fully Booked

September14–16 FridayBicheno 2018 retreat Bicheno

bicheno2018The theme of this year's Bicheno is Happy Hands and Funky Feet, so bring along your best gloves, mittens, slippers, socks, stockings, muffs...anything you have worked on with hands or feet in mind. There will be a fashion show, and a show'n'tell. Tamar Valley Spinners will be your host this year.

So fill out the Booking Form in Island Yarns #256, OR, print this one and organise payment, with our two options, and save the date NOW.

Updated info on the blog

October2 TuesdayWeaving Iridescence Tuesday night weaving group, Battery Point, Hobart

iridescenceBobbie Irwin, of Weaving Iridescence, will be in Hobart in October and is willing to talk about Iridescence and her experiences in Weaving to the Tuesday Night Weavers Group. It would be a great opportunity to come down/up/to Hobart to hear and meet Bobbie.

6 SaturdayTamar Valley Open Spin Fun Day 10:00am – 3:00pm Nindethana, Deviot, Tasmania

birthdaygiftbagJoin us for our 10th Birthday Open Spin Fun Day.

All are welcome, come celebrate with us. 

Email enquiry.

November2 FridayIsland Yarns Summer Deadline

palmtreesunContact the Editor,

with your contributions.

2–5 FridayTasmanian Craft Fair 2018 Anglican Church Hall, Deloraine

tcfWe Organise; We Create; We Sell!

The Guild “Stall” in the Deloraine Anglican Church Hall, your opportunity to sell Guild Membership and goods without commission to a sympathetic audience at a famous event.

See the Guild Blog for updated information. Criteria for Guild Stall items  Entry Form

See the Tasmanian Craft Fair website for general information.

March15–17 FridayFelting with Wendy Bailye Moonah Arts Centre, Moonah, Hobart

bwoodSee image for details.

20–22 WednesdayFelting with Wendy Bailye Anglican Church Hall, Deloraine

bwoodSee image for details