Qualicum Weavers & Spinners Guild

We are a supportive community of more than 70 fibre artists with a dedicated studio space serving the Oceanside area on Vancouver Island.

Membership

There are great benefits to membership with the Qualicum Weavers and Spinners Guild.

Events

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Resources

Find weaving, spinning, knitting, other fibre arts resources, & member only resources.

About the Guild

The Qualicum Weavers and Spinners Guild has been part of the Oceanside artisan community since 1991. The guild evolved from a small group of students of noted local weaver Elaine Duncan to over 60+ members.

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SpinningWeaving

Plain Weave isn’t Plain or Easy

The looms available to hand weavers have advanced in technology so that they can weave complex patterns and even pictures.  There are dobby looms and, compu-dobby looms with 16 to 64 harnesses, draw looms, and jacquard looms.  But we still can be blown...

HandwovenWeaving

Plain Weave isn’t Plain or Easy

plain weave on a painted warp The looms available to hand weavers have advanced in technology so that they can weave complex patterns and even pictures.  There are dobby looms and, compu-dobby looms with 16 to 64 harnesses, draw looms, and jacquard...