Open Day – we showcase the best in fibre arts

Sat. 12 May 2018

9:00 am – 3:00 pm

12 Payne St   Auchenflower, QLD 4066

Market Stalls + Fashion Parade + Food

Workshops + Demonstrations

Just in time for Mother’s Day, buy the best of handmade, beautifully crafted works in wool, cotton, silk, paper and other fibres.

Since 1969 Spinners and Weavers have been throwing open the doors to showcase the best of fibre arts.

We are proud to display, exhibit, and demonstrate the breadth of our member’s skills in spinning, weaving, felting, knitting, crocheting, dyeing, paper arts, bookmaking, and basket making.

All from our dedicated premises at Fibrecraft House, home of the Emporium, our shop full of fibre goodies, tools, and equipment

Learn to Crochet Granny Squares Workshop


Sun. 15 April 2018

9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Come and learn the basic traditional Crochet Granny Square. Leave the workshop feeling confident to continue at home creating a blanket! This workshop is suitable for beginners to learn the crochet stitches to make a granny square: slip knot, chain stitch, treble crochet. Learn to read a written pattern and a chart pattern. Changing colour and joining the squares.

What to bring:

You need to bring three to five different coloured 8 ply wool and a 4mm or 4.5mm crochet hook, scissors and a large eye needle. If you don’t have time to gather materials, don’t panic. There will be a kit available for $15 includes 5 x colours of 8 ply wool and a crochet hook. Scissors and needles will be available to use on the day.

We will have a short break for a cuppa. Tea, coffee, and biscuits are available. Plus freshly baked home made apple muffins. You are welcome to bring along your own snacks. There are a microwave and a fridge available in the QSWFA kitchen.

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Welcome to our new website!

As you can see, the Queensland Spinners, Weavers, and Fibre Artists has a new website.

There are still a few rough edges, but please take a look around. And if you think that something should be different, please head on over to the Contact page and let us know!

Looking forward to bringing you new and exciting developments.

The QSWFA Web Team