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Main Guild Meeting

Date: 15 Mar 2014

PLEASE NOTE: THIS MEETING TAKES PLACE AT PEARSON HALL, PEARSON RD, SONNING. THE B378 PLAYHATCH RD OVER SONNING BRIDGE IS CLOSED SO PEARSON RD IS ONLY ACCESSIBLE FROM THE A4.

Long Draw Spinning Talk and Workshop with Pam Austin. 

Our Business Meeting will be at 11.30

On her website (http://www.spinningschool.co.uk/ ) Pam Austin says "I’m a woman with a mission about Long Draw spinning; life’s just too short for anything else! It’s fun, fast, and satisfying to draw out arms lengths of thread at a time." 

This workshop, which startes at 12 noon, is free to all of our Members
Pam would like you to bring your spinning wheels and you can bring your own fibre but Pam will be bringing some which will be for sale.
If she has time she have will look at (and hopefully fix) any faulty spinning wheels.
Pam is offering 10% off Ashford products either purchased before or at the Meeting, her website is www.spinningschool.org please mention you are from the Berkshire Guild to get your discount.
(I have a spare wheel if someone would like to borrow it, please let me know as I won't be at the meeting.
There is a list below from a previous long draw spinning workshop which might be helpful but don't worry if you don't have everything when I contacted Pam she only wanted you to bring your wheels (and buy her fibre!).
Please will participants bring:-
  • Spinning wheel with three bobbins if possible
  • Lazy Kate
  • Niddy niddy
  • Carders
  • Labels for their skeins
  • Their own wheel maintenance kits
  • And please bring:-
  • Fleece to experiment with
  • And/or fibre you want to try new ways with
  • Questions and discussion points

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