Alpine Weavers and Spinners Guild (AWSG) of Kalispell, Montana has 47 members from the Flathead Valley area, and is over half a century old. AWSG has a well-stocked library of fiber art related books and magazines for members to check out, as well as rentals of spinning and weaving equipment. Guild members give public demonstrations at the Northwest Montana Fair, at the Kalispell Mini Maker Faire®, and at local schools. Members hold three meetings each month as follows:
- 1st Wednesday: Spinners meet in the Bethlehem Lutheran Church basement (603 South Main, Kalispell) from 10:30am – 1:30pm. Bring a lunch & wheel or drop spindle; members will help you to start spinning. Desert is provided.
- 2nd Wednesday: Weavers meet at a member’s home from 10:30 am – 1:30pm.
- 3rd Wednesday: Business meeting and program at Bethlehem Lutheran Church basement from 10:30am – 1:30pm. Bring a sack lunch; desert is provided.
AWSG is the host for the 2016 MAWS Conference Fibers on the Flathead from June 22-26, 2016 at the Flathead Lake United Methodist Camp at Rollins on the west shore of Flathead Lake. This conference is for MAWS members only, but you may join MAWS during the registration process. Registration information, class and instructor descriptions, and general conference information can be found at http://mawsonline.org/Conferences.html.
ANWG Rep and Contact: Teresa Knutson
Updated February 2016
Supported in part by a grant from the Montana Arts Council, an agency of the Montana State Government