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Guild Competition

These pictures capture the past years Guild competition winners. The Guild awards three prizes each year - 1st prize is the Armada Plate, 2nd prize is the Shepherd's Crook and the Morton Casket is awarded as a prize for originality.In 2014 a new Competition was introduced, in memory of one of our members, Joan Elliot. 

All competition entries have to demonstrate at least one of our core skills.

Jane Austen was our theme for 2017. There were 9 entries and many diferent skill and techniques.
1st Place - Lorgnette Pouch 2nd Place - Sample Book Originality - Pride and Predjudice
Lorgnette pouch - 1st Place 2nd Place - Sample Book Originality - Pride and Prejudice
Drawstring Bag Lavender Sachets Woven Garters
drawstring bag lavender sachets Garters
Purse Knitted top Dress
Purse Knitted Top Dress

2016 Competition Theme - Threads in Time
Armada Plate winner Shepherds Crook 2016
Armada Plate - My Life in Threads Shepherds Crook and Morton Casket             Astronomers Socks



2014 Competition Theme: An 8 Inch Bag

Armada Plate & Morton Casket (Originality Prize)  Winner Shepherd's Crook Winner Highly Commended
Stash Bag  Fringe Effect Bag Black & White Bag

2013 Competition Theme: Animal,Vegetable and Mineral

Armada Plate Winner
Shepherds Crook Winner Morton Casket Winner
Bad Hare Day  Freya's Fish Mobile Woven Bangle 

2012 Competition Theme: Circles

Armada Plate Winner
Shepherds Crook Winner Morton Casket Winner
Uffington Horse  Web Site  Colour Wheel 


2010 Competition theme : Strictly Come Dancing

mohair boa

 doubleweave shawl
Armada Plate &
Morton Casket Winner:

Mohair Boa
Shepherds Crook Winner
:Double Weave Shawl

2009 Competition Theme: Harvest
woven cushion cover ikat woven scarf
Armada Plate Winner:  Woven Harvest wall hanging and cushion Shepherd's Crook Winner: Harvest Knee Rug  Morton Casket Winner: The Last Sheaf