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The objectives of the Kingston Handloom Weavers & Spinners Guild are, to promote interest and education in weaving, spinning and related fiber arts.

Monthly meetings that feature guest speakers, demonstrations, show and tell, take place on the second Wednesday of each month, except July and August. There is a social time at 6:30 pm, followed by the general meeting at 7:00 pm. Members of the general public are very welcome to attend.

Members may take advantage of our workshops, equipment rentals, a fully equipped weaving and spinning studio, and an extensive library that includes hundreds of books, magazines and videos which cover topics such as spinning, weaving, knitting, dyeing and basketry.

The Guild welcomes all levels of interest in traditional and contemporary weaving, spinning and other textile arts and crafts.

Come see what we’re all about!

News

Open Studio: The Studio is open Thursday 10-2:00pm and the first, third and fourth Wednesdays of the month, 6:00-9:00, for work, checking out the library or just chatting.
Our next meeting will be December 13th, 2017, 6:30 in Rehearsal Room on the second floor of the Tett. Come spend some time with friends at our December social meeting. All welcome.
New workshops now available: Note that there are a limited number of places for each, so please book early.

 

December social meeting

KHWS Monthly Meeting
Wednesday December 13, 2017
Rehearsal Room
6:30 p.m.

Looking for a relaxing, enjoyable evening, then join us for our December social meeting – a chance to get to know some of the many new guild members and to chat with those whose faces are more familiar.
To make a bit of a party, we would like to include a few nibbles. Please bring easy non-messy finger foods – just a little to share. (Note: please be aware that we have members with allergies and dietary restrictions (e.g., nuts, gluten, dairy, etc.), so be considerate and include a list of ingredients with your contribution.)
Programme will be hands-on activities – weave a star or snowflake or fold a small box, or make all three (supplies to bring for the crafts: “paper” scissors, ruler, pencil; paper clips).

This year, as a service project, we will be collecting for the Food Bank. Donations of non-perishable food items or of money (please make cheques out to “Partners in Mission Food Bank”) will be gratefully received.

 


 

The Window Shop

The Window Shop in the studio of the Kingston Handloom Weavers and Spinners is now open- suite 205 of the Tett. Current stock includes items perfect for Christmas giving and all are under 50.00.

The Shop is open Wednesday evening from 6-10, Thursday from 10-2 and by chance or appointment (kinghws@gmail.com). Cash or cheque only please.


 

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