About the Kent Guild

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The Kent Guild of Spinners Dyers and Weavers was formed in 1949, to preserve and promote the crafts of spinning weaving and dyeing.  We are a friendly group who enjoy learning new skills and sharing the knowledge we have gained.

Members enjoy a varied programme of speakers and workshops. 

We meet on the last Saturday of the Month at United Church, Cade Road, Ashford.


The postcode for Cade Road is TN23 6JE

Meetings start at 11.15am and finish at 3.30pm with a break for lunch from 12.30-1.30pm .

 

Our members practice a wide variety of fibre related crafts, Weaving on floor looms, table looms, tapestry and inkle looms, spinning on wheels and drop spindles, dyeing a wide variety of fibres with both natural dyes and commercial dyes.

Wet felting and fulling fibres to make fabrics, hats,  slippers  and garments, we knit and crochet with the fibres we create. 

We are always pleased to share our  skills with others and help beginners get started.

Please contact us for more details or come along to one of our monthly meetings.