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Fiona Nisbet

A selection of yarns for a new floor rug Dying with indigo

Fiona's Exhibitions this year include:


Nantwich ShowWednesday 25th July

In the Countryside Pursuits Marquee

Come and watch weaving and spinning demonstrations


Audlem Mill - 21st August - 30th September

The Wharf, Audlem, Cheshire  CW3 0DX

Free Admission

Open everyday, 9am – 5pm

Fiona will be demonstrating in the mill on Thursdays 11am – 3pm

Audlem is a picturesque village in South Cheshire with lovely shops, cafes and pubs as well as beautiful walks.  Take a look at the village website www.audlem.org


The Bear Steps Gallery  - 16th - 29th September

St. Alkmunds Place, Shrewsbury  SY1 1UH

This gallery is in the centre of Shrewsbury, a historic town full of interesting shops and buildings and walks along the River Severn.

Free Admission

Open everyday 10am – 4pm

Fiona will be  participating with the Shrewsbury Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers.  If you particularly want to see and chat to Fiona please contact her before your visit so she can ensure she is at the gallery.



Workshops

April

10th April  Synthetic Dyeing

11th April Weaving made easy

18th and 19th April Weaving Pictures

25th and 26th April Spinning for Beginners


May

3rd May Weaving with Weaving Sticks

9th and 10th May  Spinning – Come and Improve your Techniques

15th May Tapestry Weaving


June

5th, 6th and 7th June Dyeing with Natural Dyes

13th and 14th June  Dyeing with Synthetic Dyes

27th and 28th June Learn to weave on a 4-shaft loom


If there's something you'd particularly like to learn please contact Fiona to arrange a day.

Her workshops are held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from

10.30 am – 4pm with a maximum of 4 people so you get plenty of help, advice and individual attention.


Other Group Workshops – Silk from Fibre to Fabric

Tuesday 2nd October   

  Shrewsbury Textiles Group of Creative Stitch

Saturday 13th October  

  Montgomery Guild of Spinners, Weavers and Dyers

Friday and Saturday 9th and 10th November

  Wolverhampton Embroiderers Guild, Tettenhall


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