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Now that Auckland has moved to covid-19 alert level 1, Handweavers & Spinners Guild meetings and activities are back to normal but we still encourage you to use the QR code or manual register to record visits to the Guild rooms and to maintain hand hygiene and other measures to help keep covid-19 eliminated. And of course, please stay home if you are unwell.

Classes postponed/rescheduled

The following classes have been rescheduled:

  • The Beginner Tapestry Weaving class scheduled for 15 August will now be held on Saturday 17 October 2020.
  • The Shadow Weave workshop scheduled for 22 August has been postponed.

See the list of classes below and the Classes page for full class details and an online registration form.

Open to all ages and abilities

Classes and workshops

A superb textile craft library

Access to yarns, dyes, equipment and expertise

A strong sharing tradition

Welcome to the Handweavers and Spinner Guild Auckland!

We are a friendly community of fibre enthusiasts who love sharing our experiences, knowledge, ideas, successes and challenges in spinning, weaving, knitting, felting, tapestry weaving, crotchet and other fibre crafts.

The Guild is open to all ages and abilities and welcomes new members. Membership of the Guild offers:

  • special interest groups in knitting, spinning, weaving, tapestry weaving and felting
  • access to a comprehensive textile craft library
  • access to yarns and fibre for purchase (especially yarns and fibre not readily accessible in New Zealand)
  • equipment to borrow
  • discount on classes and workshops
  • a community of congenial fibre enthusiasts.

Since it was set up in 1954, the Guild has fostered and encouraged the fibre arts in a welcoming and sharing community.
The Guild is affiliated to Creative Fibre, the New Zealand organisation for all fibre crafts.
To join the Guild, you must also be a member of Creative Fibre.
Annual Guild membership: $45
Annual Creative Fibre membership: $35

See here for information about the location of the Guild premises.

Contact us: handweavers@xtra.co.nz

2020 education programme

Beginner Tapestry Weaving
(fully booked)
Saturday 17 October 2020, 10am-4pm

Shadow Weave workshop
Saturday 22 August 10am-11.30am
Postponed

For more information about these classes, see the Classes page where you can register online.

The Handweavers and Spinners Guild runs a number of special interest groups in knitting, spinning, weaving, tapestry weaving and felting. For more information about these groups, see the Guild Groups page.

See here for information about the location of the Guild premises.

Contact us

Email: handweavers@xtra.co.nz