Classified (Buy & Sell) and Business Ads

by Marcella Reay

Submitting Advertisements to the GVWSG Newsletter
The link below leads to the GVWSG’s online form for submission of advertisements that are posted in the GVWSG newsletter and on our website.  The purpose of this form is to collect information related to payments for advertisements that are placed in the GVWSG newsletter.  Contact for detailed instructions regarding submission of files and other information related to your advertisement.

 On-line Form for Classified Ads


Paid Advertising in the Guild Newsletter

The GVWSG Newsletter is published five times a year: September, November, January, March and May.

** Business ads: $50 per year for 5 issues or $15 per single issue. You will receive a copy of the newsletter which includes your ad.

** Notices (classified ads): $5 per issue, free for Guild members.




Ashford Traveller Single Drive Double Treadle Spinning Wheel   (2/07/2019) 006-19
2 years old
4 Ashford standard bobbins
Threading hook
Lazy Kate (built-in and stand alone)
Instructions and Maintenance papers

The wheel came natural and wood oil has been applied. The wheel has been used continually for the previous 2 years and is in excellent condition. Photos below. Asking price: $400. Contact


Ashford Jumbo Sliding Hook Flyer (2/07/2019) 005-19
2 years old, attached and removed from my Traditional wheel but never really used)
Ashford Jumbo Bobbin
Stainless Steel Yarn Guides
Graphite -fibreglass arms
4 Speed Pulley

Photo below. Asking price: $80 contact


LeClerc Tapestry Loom  (2/03/2019) 004-19

For Sale: 45” LeClerc Tapestry Loom
In excellent condition.
Comes with lease sticks, stick shuttles, and a large warping board.


Colonial Loom  (1/25/2019) 003-19

For Sale
45” Colonial Loom
8 harnesses and double back beam
Located in Sydney
Asking $1000.


Carders  (1/25/2019)  002-19

Louet carders (fine) $50

Contact Betty at
Or phone 778 285 7273


60″ Fireside Loom 10 Shaft plus Extras (1/14/2019)  001-19

10 Shaft, 60” Fireside Loom – handcrafted of beautiful cherry wood, lovingly exercised since 1990, a joy to weave on, lovely to look at and feel
•        12 treadles
•        worm drive tensioning (for precision tension)
•        friction break
•        2 inch sectional warping option
•        spring trelevators on peddles (makes lifting shaft easy)
•        texsolv heddles
•        loom on castors for easy moving
•        shuttle mobile
•        lamp holder and lamp
•        12 and 8 dpi reed
•        leash sticks
•        folds for moving and when not in use
•        remove front and back beams for easy threading
•        65” wide, 40” high, 42” deep
•        $3900
Located on Salt Spring Island, BC . $3900 Please contact Karen by email.  Photos available upon request





For sale: 

6 lbs of unbleached Tussah silk for spinning $350

Contact me by email at or by phone at 778 872 1074.



22 inch Zach Tapestry Loom made by Mirrix. Comes with metal coils that establish the set. They will provide sets of 8, 12, 14, and 18 dents per inch. It comes with all necessary attachments and a clear book of instructions for warping. I am asking $450.00 for it but. To order one direct from Mirrix in the U.S. would cost over $600.00 Canadian.

Contact – 

Or call 250-335-2868


For Sale

28 pounds of Alpaca fibre in bags separated by animal.  Asking $100 or $50 for 14 pounds.

Contact Andy Bishop at


Ashford 4 inch Drum Carder

Like new, bought in August, 2017.
$400.00 firm
Phone 250 335 2868


40” AVL Dobby loom for sale.  Purchased in 1990 for over $5,000.  The loom is from the estate of Julie Armstrong and is located in Arbutus Village in Vancouver.  Price: $3,500, obo.  Contact if you are interested.

Kathy Ducey (Julie’s daughter)

Tel: 604-512-9512