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 admin.

Printable calendar of  Group Meeting Dates

Events 2019

February20 WednesdayBothwell SpinIN 2019

BothwellSpininFinal date for entries.

See Bothwell SpinIN website for more information.

22–24 FridayWoven Shibori: Weave to Dye workshop South: Snug Primary School


This workshop with Kay Faulkner will fill fast. Kay is a highly skilled and experienced weaver and developed the warp approach of loom woven shibori. Looms used in this workshop can be 4, 8 or 12 shafts, but Kay can also work with people who have rigid heddle looms. 

Information:  Enquiry:  Flier:

March1–2 FridayBothwell SpinIN 2019 Bothwell Town Centre

BothwellSpininSee the Competitions on offer, 

See the Bothwell SpinIN Website for added information.

15–17 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

23 SaturdayHWSD Guild of Tasmania AGM 10:00am Man O' Ross Hotel, 35 Church Street, Ross, TAS 7290

circlegreenopenThe Annual General Meeting of the Handweavers, Spinners and Dyers Guild of Tasmania will be held Saturday, 23 March 2019 at 10:00 AM. 

The Statewide Meeting immediately follows the AGM. 

April24 Wednesday27th Annual International Scarf Exchange

wangarattaFinal day for delivery of finished exhange item.

See Wangaratta Handweavers and Spinners website for more info.

May11 SaturdayLEARN TO SPIN WORKSHOP 9:30am – 3:30pm Parish Room, St Georges Church, Batter Point

spinningwheelashford$50 Member $75 Non-members

Morning tea will be provided. Bring your own lunch. 

You don't need your own spinning wheel. Spinning wheels and some fleece will be provided Maximum of 6 participants. 

For further information or to register, please contact the Workshop Coordinator or register online using workshop code L2S2019

22–26 WednesdayPoatina Weaving Retreat 2019 Poatina

poatinavillageThis year's theme is Bubbles, Bobbles, Bumps and Bling. 

Please contact Di Kearney for details

 Booking and info form can be found here.


June8 SaturdayBeyond the Basics Spinning Workshop 9:30am – 3:30pm Parish Room, St Georges Church, Battery Point

spinningwheelcolourbackExtend your spinning skills in this 1-day workshop.

$50 Member $75 non-members. Morning tea will be provided. Bring your own lunch. 

You don't need your own spinning wheel. Spinning wheels and some fleece will be provided. Maximum of 6 participants. 

Ask for more info here.  Register using workshop code BTBs2019 here. 

July6–14 Saturday27th Annual International Scarf Exchange Purbrick Hall, Holy Trinity Anglican Cathedral, Wangaratta

wangarattaWangaratta Handweavers & Spinners invite you to participate in the annual international scarf exchange. The theme for 2019 is "Fibre - Food For The Soul". Info here.