Dorothy Hill Award of Achievement

Dorothy Hill was an master weaver of linen and a long time member of our guild. Her weaving garnered many awards both nationally and internationally.


To be awarded to a person who has made an outstanding contribution in the promotion of Hand weaving, Spinning, Dyeing, and other fiber arts through the maintenance of

  • high standards
  • sharing of knowledge
  • personal involvement
  • community involvement

Previous Honorees

  • 2016 - Wendy Landry
  • 2014 - Joleen Gordon
  • 2013 – Daphne Trenaman
  • 2012 – Fran Nowakowski
  • 2008 – Alicia Marr
  • 2003 – Florence Margeson
  • 2002 – Joan Thorne


  1. Nominations are to be solicited from the membership by way of a notice which will be emailed out in the January each year. Members can nominate only one person per year of submission. These nominations are to be made, in writing as soon as possible and will not be accepted after the March meeting of any designated award year.
  2. Nominations are held to be strictly confidential. The nominator cannot inform the nominee of their name being put forward.
  3. Submit your nomination to the President detailing your nominee's contributions (see above)


  1. A committee will be struck to evaluate the nominations and select a recipient for this award. The committee should consist of three people, the President of ASH and two members from the general membership. The nominations, discussion and decision as to the recipient of the award is strictly confidential.
  2. It is possible to present the award annually or when deemed appropriate.
  3. The recipient must be a member of ASH.
  4. The award should be presented at the annual pot luck supper in June.
  5. The award to be presented is in the form of a framed certificate of acknowledgement and does not come with a monetary component.

Atlantic Spinners & Handweavers, c/o Scott Manor House,
15 Fort Sackville Road, Bedford, NS B4A 2G6

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