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Show Judging

The Hand Weavers and Spinners Guild of NSW has a list of approved judges for shows (country and city), exhibitions and other competitions involving fibres, hand spinning, hand weaving, felting, braiding and other associated crafts such as knitting and crochet.


To be eligible to become a judge, members must fulfil the following criteria:

  • Show a high level of personal skill, knowledge, and expertise in our crafts;

  • Have attended a training seminar/discussion for judges, or similar, conducted by the Guild;

  • Have worked as a trainee judge with an experienced judge on at least one occasion and be recommended by that judge as having the necessary;

  • Knowledge, skills, and expertise to become a competent judge; and

  • Be willing to travel to and judge at least two shows/competitions per year if invited.


If you would like to become a judge or if you need somebody to judge your show, please contact us at

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