Christmas Fair 2015

Christmas Poster

The QSWFA Christmas Fair 2015 is on! Join us for a fantastic day of retail therapy, hand-made just for you!

Members! To sell your wares, you will need to read the Terms and Conditions, and complete an inventory form. If you can’t download the form, paper copies will be available to collect from the hall.

Check in dates for items are as follows:

Saturday, Nov 21st (Sat meeting before)
Wednesday, Nov 25th (Night Owls)
Friday, Nov 27th (Setting up day)

Any questions, please contact the office.

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AGM Proxy Form


Hello current financial members!

Our AGM will be held Saturday, September 5, and in order to achieve a quorum we must have 40 attendees/proxy vote forms.

If you are unavailable for the meeting, please complete the proxy form (link below) and send it in to the office no later than Thursday, September 3. This is your chance to vote on new board members and any other general business of the group, so take advantage of it!

You can email the form or post it in, or drop it into the office in person, whatever works!

Proxy and Board Nomination Form

Any questions, please contact the office.

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SOLD OUT – Beginning Weaving with Ursula Stehle – August 29-30

There’s still time to book into Beginning Weaving with Ursula Stehle, get in quick!

FEES – $160/members, $180 non-members
DATE – August 29-30
TIME – 9am-4pm
PLACE – Fibrecraft House, 12 Payne Rd, Auchenflower, Qld

Learn how to warp, dress and weave on a multi-shaft loom. This workshop will lead you through winding your first warp, beaming your loom, threading, sleying and weaving. At the end you will go home with your own woven piece of fabric! Bring your own loom or use one from the guild.

This workshop is just an introduction into weaving and there is plenty to be learned afterwards. The two days is therefore also open for participants who have already attended a beginning workshop before and need a refresher or a step further.

Please contact for information or to enrol!

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SOLD OUT – Beginning Spinning Workshop – October 11, 2015

QSWFA are excited to offer Beginning Spinning with Karen Alpert!


Date: Sunday, October 11, 2015
Time: 9am-4pm
Place: Fibrecraft House – 12 Payne St, Auchenflower
Cost: $95 for non-members, $80 for members PLUS $5 for materials

Karen will cover the basics of spinning wool fibres on a spinning wheel. If you don’t have a spinning wheel of your own, you can use one of ours!

Places are limited, if you’re interested please contact the office on or (07) 3371 0009.

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Mapleton Craft Retreat 2.0!


Calling all spinners, knitters, weavers, felters, basketmakers, papermakers and lovers of all things fibre and textile – it’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for… the big reveal for the Mapleton Craft Retreat 2015!

We’ve listened to the responses from campers past and we’ve made the move back to Mapleton. It almost feels like coming home!

There are some changes this year – first, we’ve moved the dates to the last weekend in July to put a little more space between other fibre events on the calendar. Our retreat will run from Friday, July 31 to Sunday, August 2, 2015.

We have also introduced an “early bird special” for those who pay for the whole weekend by May 15, 2015.

The plan for this retreat is to open it up to a range of fibre crafts, from the familiar to the new and exciting! If you’ve never attended a retreat before because you thought it wasn’t for you, then this is the one to try!

Stay tuned for special guests, interesting workshops, and announcements about extra activities.

Mapleton Craft Retreat 2015 Registration Form

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