Communications Chair/Newsletter Editor: Nancy Skakel

Nancy R. Skakel, living in The Dalles, Oregon, has been involved with fiber arts for about 40 years. I am a retired (in theory) RN and currently work part time at our community Art Center. Raising Romney sheep, angora rabbits, and alpacas while working in the medical field all led to the lifelong question, “What … Read more

7th Annual Copper K Fiber Festival

A destination fiber festival, taking place in the remote countryside. Fun fiber weekend in the country.  Where Friends Gather!Festival entry is Free to the public. Great shopping opportunities with over 25 vendors selling a mixture of products.Fiber Art classes available for a fee, sign up NOW on the websiteWebsite: https://www.copperkfiberfestival.comLocation: Copper K Barn786 Point of Rocks … Read more

MAWS 2024

The Montana Association of Weavers and Spinners biennial conference, Our Fiber Planet,  will be held August 1-6 in Billings, MT. This year’s conference features 22 instructors including Kate Larson, editor Spinoff Magazine, Denise Kovnat and many others teaching Weaving, Spinning, Knitting, Crocheting, Felting, Rug Hooking, Dyeing and more.  Our conference includes 4 shows, vendors, and spin-ins. … Read more

Membership Chair: Linda York

Whidbey Weavers Guild, Peninsula Weavers and Spinners Guild Contact I grew up and lived in Northern California until my retirement.  Growing up, my mother taught me to sew, knit, and embroider and my grandmother taught me to crochet and tat.  I learned to weave and spin as a student at Humboldt State University.  When our … Read more