Art Yarn Spinning Photos

A big thank you to Katie for an excellent workshop...which we all really enjoyed! 
We had an amazing day, leaning new and interesting techniques to create some gorgeous art yarns. It took spinning to a whole new level!
The skills needed for Art Yarn Spinning definitely helps you to become a better all-round spinner; as you need to be doing so many things all at the same time, whilst maintaining good wheel and drafting control. Ha!
At times we were all concentrating so hard that there wasn't a sound in the room...but oh were we pleased when it all came together and we saw that we were actually making a beehive!
Very many thanks to Katie for all her patience and expert tuition.

We are getting closer to the date of our Spinning Art Yarn workshop on  Saturday 13th May withKatie Weston, of "Hilltop Cloud".   Places are still available!  Learn how to create gorgeous hand spun yarns with an arty twist. Katie specialises  in using unique fibres and one-of-a kind colours to produce beautiful art yarns. 
Art yarn spinning skills also help you to become a better all-round spinner, as they  teach excellent wheel and drafting control.
The workshop will be from 10am - 4pm in the Scouts Hall, Dinas Powys,  Vale of Glamorgan CF64 4AG
Please contact the guild for  full details:


The All Wales Event for Weavers, Spinners and Dyers is a bieninal gathering of members of the Welsh Guilds of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers. Every 2 years we meet in the Minerva Centre, Llanidloes.

Creative thinking...

Our next meeting is on Thursday 13th April 2017 at 7.30pm in Kynance Hall, Dinas Powys.

AGM March 2017

After the Annual General Meeting on the 9th March, we will be having a "Show and tell" remember to bring along something to chat about, something that is special to you,  whether you bought it, made it or found it! Bring it along and share it with us.
Our next meeting is on Thursday 9th February 2017 at 7.30pm in the Kynance Hall Dinas Powys.   Doreen will be showing us how to make a paper basket and then giving everyone the opportunity to have a go and finish a basket by the end of the evening.   Visitors are always welcome to come along, just email the guild for further information