Guild Events

Sheep to Shawl and Fiber Demonstrations – Washington State Fair Puyallup

Friday August 31- Sunday September 23 2018

Held daily under the west end of the Grandstand – Merchants Building

Friday August 31
Puyallup Valley Knitters
Beyond the Basic Basketry

Saturday September 01
Moonspinners 4x4s

Sunday September 02
Arachne Sheep to Shawl

Monday September 03
Olympia Weavers 4×4

Thursday September 06
Seattle Sheep to Shawl

Friday September 07
Olympia Sheep to Shawl

Saturday September 08
Arachne 4x4s

Sunday September 09
Moonspinners Sheep to Shawl

Monday September 10
Wa He Lut School

NW Polymer Guild
Wednesday September 12
Tacoma Weavers Guild Sheep to Shawl

Thursday September 13
Arachne 4x4s

Friday September 14
Puyallup Valley Knitters
Beyond Basic Basketry

Saturday September 15
NW Regional Spinners 4x4s

Sunday September 16
Moonspinners 4x4s

Monday September 17
Arachne 4x4s

Wednesday September 19
Tacoma Fibercrafts 4x4s

Thursday September 20m
Mt. Rainier Spinners 4x4s

Friday September 21
Tacoma Weavers Guild 4x4s
Beyond the Basic Basketry

Saturday September 22
NW Polymer Guild 4x4s

Sunday September 23
Lacemakers of Puget Sound

More details here:
http://www.thefair.com/fun/details/sheep-to-shawl-and-fiber-demonstrations

Whatcom Weavers Guild – Fibers & Beyond Workshops

Lynden, Washington

Registration is now open!

Whatcom Weavers Guild and the Jansen Art Center have teamed up to present an array of textile workshops – everything from felting to card weaving – for this year’s Fibers & Beyond Conference. In addition to leading three of the workshops, John Mullarkey will present this year’s keynote address, “Warping the Fabric of Time” on Wednesday, October 10.

Workshop leaders and offerings:

Patti Barker – Stained Glass Felted Shawl and Collage Nuno Felted Scarf

Caryn Friedlander – Eco Printing: Contact Dyeing with Plants

Liz Moncrief – Surface Design for the Weaver: Warp Painting

John Mullarkey – Ply-Splitting: Braid a Scarf; Tablet Weaving: All Warped Up and Two Sided Delights

Marilyn Olsen – Stitching on Eco-Dyed Fabric

Whatcom Weavers Guild Members – The Many Ways to be Warped and The Joy of Weaving

For complete workshop descriptions and instructions for registering, visit the Jansen Art Center’s website: https://www.jansenartcenter.org/events/fibers-beyond-conference-sale/.

Be sure to join us on Saturday, October 13, for the Fibers & Beyond Sale! See more about the Whatcom Weavers Guild at www.whatcomweaversguild.org.

Qualicum Weavers and Spinners Open Studio

Qualicum Weavers and Spinners will be hosting an open Studio in conjunction with Art in Action an annual event hosted by T.O.S.H. There will be handwoven and hand spun on display and for sale as well as demonstrations of weaving and spinning. The weaving demonstration will be weaving rugs with strips of jeans.

Where: The Commons – Ex Qualicum Elementary School
744 Primrose Street right next door to T.O.S.H (look for balloons and tent)
When: Saturday July 28th, 2018
Time: 10 – 4 pm

Hope to see you there

Greater Vancouver Weavers Spinners Guild – Memorial Lecture Jennifer Moore

Chromatic Fantasy: Music, Mathematics, and Magic in Double Weave by Jennifer Moore

September 27 2018 7:30

Creekside Community Recreation Centre
1 Athlete’s Way
Vancouver

Sunshine Coast Weavers and Spinners Guild’s Fibre Camp 2018

September 14 – 16, 2018
The Sunshine Coast Weavers and Spinners Guild’s Fibre Camp 2018 marks its 5th Anniversary and the Fibre Camp committee (Doreen, Dianne, Kim and Janice) would love it if you could join us for the fun this year!
We have all the regular events…”Show and Tell”, “My Creative Journey” with our fabulous workshop instructors, “Tea Towel Exchange”, “Mini Sock Yarn Exchange” as well as a new feature… a Book Sale.
Camp registration opens for Guild members on Monday, May 14th and for non-Guild members on Monday, June 4th and you can find all the information you need at the link to our website
http://www.fibrecamp.ca

Peace Arch Weavers and Spinners Guild Annual Spin-In

Saturday, July 29, 10:00-4:00, Stewart Farm, Crescent Rd, Surrey, BC.
Join members of PAWS and other guilds and clubs for a relaxing day of spinning, shopping and demos. Refreshments, free parking and a great opportunity to meet with other fibre enthusiasts

Prairie Handspinners Fiber Fest

September 28-29, 2018 Friday 10-6, Saturday 9-4
Shrine Auditorium 1125 Broadwater Ave., Billings, MT
Come discover the joy of fiber arts with demos, classes, Marketplace of Vendors, sheep shearing, door prizes and more! FREE ADMISSION
www.prairiehandspinnersfiberfest.com
phsfiberfest@gmail.com

Weaving Guilds of Oregon Traveling Exhibit

Weaving Guilds of Oregon Traveling Exhibit

Check the website http://www.wegoregon.org/travelingshows to confirm and get updates on dates, open hours and reception times

May 4—June 28, 2018
Umpqua Community Art Center, Roseburg, OR
Reception: May 4, 2018, 5-7 pm

July 5—September 6, 2018
Crossroads Carnegie Art Center, Baker City, OR
Reception: July 6, 5:30-8 pm

Late September — Late December, 2018
Willamette Heritage Center, Salem, OR
Reception: TBA