A message from our Chair, Freya Barcock-Jones, January 2019
My what a year we’ve had, The Bucks Guild started 2018 facing a bleak outlook but with the hard work and passion from the members both past and present we have been able to turn what seemed an impossible task into a very happy outcome. Continue reading “Welcome to the Bucks Guild”
Wendy Fowler, July 2018
On 21st July I went to the Oxford guild to take part in their fleece to finished garment day. This was held at one of the members farms at Chilton near Thame. What a beautiful venue and the weather was amazing. Continue reading “Report on Oxford Guild’s Fleece to Finished Garment Day”
One of the fun aspects of natural dyeing is taking one dye stuff and getting a range of colours from it. This is done by varying the mordant (that fixes the dye) and often the ph e.g. using acid/alkali after dyeing (known as modifiers). Continue reading “Many coloured Madder”
As part of the meeting on 20 Jan when we welcome Alison Ellen we will be holding our AGM.
Would Members please complete nomination forms for the Committee to be voted in at the AGM on 20th January 2019 at 11AM) .We strongly urge you to all attend the AGM. This is the time where we make decisions for the year ahead and we need your voice, your opinion and your votes.
If you have not already done so you can download the nomination form and return to email@example.com by the end of December
Those of you who know me know that I do like a bit of colour in my Sketchbook and weavings. When I read in ‘The Journal’ earlier in
the year that there was going to be an exhibition called ‘Colours of Peru 2018’ showing Maximo Laura’s tapestries in June I immediately put the
date in my diary so that I would not miss this opportunity to indulge my love of colour. Continue reading “‘Colours of Peru 2018’”