Spinning Silk – 24 May 2016

Silk spinning – bring your wheel and Nan will bring some silk was the meeting brief!  What a great turnout.

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Nan brought along lots and samples of spun and woven silk plus different types of silk for us to spin

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We replayed Patsy Z’s DVD while we spun

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Levin Spin In – 14 May 2016

Audrey and I attended the Levin Spin In.  Great to catch up with friends and take advantage of the trading stalls.  My top purchase was a cauliflower for $3.00.  I wasn’t expecting that purchase!

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Inspiration -10 May 2016

OFG was well represented at Creative Fibre’s annual festival.  This year ‘Fibrant’ was held at Pukekohe.  Esther, Audrey, Flo, Caroline and Fiona attended the festival and had lots to show and tell about the wonderful weekend.

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The work being produced by members still delights and inspires other members.  Tomoko knitted a cushion cover (after a long break from knitting)

 

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A Touch of Silk – 26 April 2016

The theme for 2016 is silk.

After viewing a DVD on spinning silk  we then checked out samples of the beautiful fibre.

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Handmade – 12 April 2016

Dawn wearing her handmade crochet top, Frances  wearing her handmade skirt and top and Beverley wearing her hand dyed skirt.

Caroline felted a floor rug and throw and has been making containers using an variety of materials.

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Marilyn’s hand dyed, hand knitted cardigan in progress

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A well attended meeting

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What We Are Making – 22 March 2016

It always starts with a coffee and a catch up

On the table – Flo’s felted scarves, Annes’s knitting, some hand spun yarn, an eco dyed shawl and the start of new batch of slippers

Audrey has made a few scarves from a pattern from the Wheel magazine.  She has enjoyed adding her personal touches to each scarf.

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Romain is producing some amazing eco dyed fabrics

Esther is working on a tapestry

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Gear Woolshed Fibre Fayre – 17 March 2016

Onslow Fibrecrafts was well represented at the spin in.

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