Mid Island Weavers and Spinners (and other fibre enthusiasts) Guild

This is the Mid Island Weavers and Spinners (and other fibre enthusiasts) blog page. The group meets the first Wednesday of the month during the fall/winter/spring (September through to June). Meetings are held in the hall of St. Paul's Chruch downtown Nanaimo (across from the Dorchester Hotel - the entrance is on the other side of the church at 100 Chapel St, across the street from the new condos). 7:00 pm. Guests are welcome to come...bring your knitting, spinning wheel or other fibre addictions. Meetings usually consist of 5 minutes of business, show and tell (bring something), tea and cookies, and some sort of workshop, seminar or talk where you will learn something fibry and interesting.
We now have an email address: MIWSGuild at gmail.com

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Items for sale

----- OriFor Sale

Looms:
1) Woolhouse 45” Gertrude Frame with Cyrefco Dobby Attachment (16 Shafts)
2) Woolhouse 60” Gertrude Draw Loom, 8 Shaft Harness countermarched with 51 pattern shafts

-Both Looms come with double 1” sectional warp beams, tex solve heddles, cords, bench etc.

Misc. Equipment:
-Many types of shuttles, bobbins and winder, swift, reed hooks, plastic & wooden bobbins, warping reel, spool rack with spools, several reeds (Aprox. 12), Jumbo spinning wheel
-Several boxes of fine silk, wools, linens etc.
-Extensive library: over 90 books, years of Hand-woven Fibre Arts, Shuttle Spindle and Dye Pot, Complex Weavers etc.

Contact Joanne in Armstrong BC for more info.
Tel. 250 546 9500

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