We were delighted that Bucks Art Weeks went ahead this year. During June some of our members exhibited and sold their work at Freya Jones Art & Craft in Stoke Mandeville. It was a lovely venue with two other galleries on site, so there was plenty to see.
Click on the photos to see a larger view of the exhibits.
Last Friday, 22nd November 2019, six of us met at Elangeni School, Amersham to introduce some practical textiles into the curriculum for year 5. This is the sixth year Marjorie has done this at the request of the school, it was my first time and I enjoyed it.
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.
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”
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”
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’”