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Shropshire Weavers

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.




22nd and 23nd May Weaving - Come and learn to weave

31st May Tapestry Weaving


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


4th and 11th July  Spinning - Come and learn to spin or improve your                                         techniques

5th and 12th July Inkle Weaving - bring your loom or use one of mine                                              and weave yourself a beautiful ribbon.

17th July Spinning Day - Open day in the garden.  Bring your wheel, some                                    lunch to share and the sunshine.

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

Saturday 12th January 2019

  Gwynedd Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers

Friday 2nd August 2019

  Aston W. I. , Nantwich Cheshire  - Weaving Workshop

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Calendar 2018

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Inkle weaving ribbons and bag handles