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

Get to know the members of the QWSG, tips, project highlights and more.

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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LoomSpinningWeaving

Tools of the Trade

Handspinning and handweaving have evolved from a necessity to a labour of choice. It is a hobby for some and a form of artistic expression for all. The tools that we use have evolved as well. The primative spindle evolved into great granny's walking wheel then it...

GuildWeavingWorkshops

Learning Together

Perhaps the greatest benefit to belonging to a guild is the opportunity to learn together. We learn through various activities. "Show and tell" allows us to share triumphs that inspire and horror stories that allow others to avoid our mistakes. It gives us the...