Next Meeting:

Saturday 16th November 2019, 10.00am – 4pm

Talk: The History and Development of Sewing Machines with Paul Verney.

With 10 or 15 machines set up so that members can try sewing on them.
Plus a circular sock knitting machine – a “Golden Fleece” – from the 1920s.

Sunday 17th November 2019, 10am – 4pm, Forest Hill Village Hall

November Workshop: Tablet Weaving with Guild member Anne Hughes.

This workshop will cover basic tablet weaving techniques using both threaded-in and woven patterns.  Learn how to warp up and how to decipher written patterns.  Also discover a bit about the history of tablet weaving.

Suitable for beginners, non-weavers or those with a little experience.


Visitors are very welcome to come to our meetings, with no charge for your first visit and then a charge of £5 for the next two visits;after that we request that you join the guild.  Guild membership is £30 for 2019, rising to £35 in 2020.

Guild meetings are held in Beckley village hall.

Guild workshops are held in Forest Hill village hall.


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