Guild Events

Needle Felting Workshops

Kamloops Arts and Crafts Club
Needle Felting Workshops June 15 & 16, 2018
If you are interested in learning the unique art of needle felting you are invited to join us for one, or both workshops. The location is Heritage House in beautiful Riverside Park, Kamloops, BC. For more details on either of these classes please see the workshop descriptions below. Registration is now open and space is limited. If you are interested in learning this unique Fiber Art you are welcome to join us.
Registration is available online at:
Workshop 1- http://www.nancdesigns.ca/product/kamloops-pictures-in-wool
Workshop 2- http://www.nancdesigns.ca/product/kamloops-wee-wren

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. J
oin 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

MAWS Biennial Conference

Big Sky, MT
June 12-17, 2018

Online reservation: bozemanweaversguild.org/maws-2018/

“The Sky’s The Limit” The Montana Association of Weavers and Spinners (MAWS) will hold its biennial conference at Big Sky, MT, June 12-17, 2018. The Bozeman Weavers Guild (BWG), the host for the 2018 conference, is happy to be able to welcome participants to find inspiration in our beautiful corner of southwest Montana.

The conference colors for MAWS 2018 are inspired by our beautiful Montana Sky – blue, silver, golden yellow and coral.

Headlining instructors include Jason Collingwood, Jane Patrick and Linda Hartshorn. These artists will lead workshops on weaving and dyeing while regional instructors will share expertise on these and other fiber arts disciplines including spinning, felting, knitting and basketry. Participants can choose to hone existing skills and/or try something brand new. Class descriptions are posted on the website and registration will open in mid-January, 2018.

In addition to a wonderful selection of classes, there will be a variety of events including:

“Reach for the Stars: Fiber Artistry in the Big Sky” – The 2018 MAWS Open show will be hosted by the Helena Weavers and Spinners Guild. Display your artistry and enter fiber and/or ‘square peg’ creations made since the last MAWS conference. Information on categories and the guidelines for the open show are available on the website.

“True Colors of the Big Sky” Fashion Show – The Billings Weavers and Spinners will be hosting the open show and the 2018 show will be category and competition free. To help the show flow and to be well organized, the Billings Weavers Guild would like entries to be submitted by June 5th. Details and the entry form are available on the website.

Conference Exchange Items – Everyone is invited to participate in The Sky’s the Limit! conference exchange. Bring a handwoven tea towel or a handspun skein for the exchange! Your towels and skeins will be displayed until, at the end of the conference, some lucky attendee will take home your ‘gift’ and you will receive a towel or skein in exchange.

The BWG invites everyone to make plans to come weave, spin, dye, felt and knit with us under the Big Sky! Additional and updated information on the 2018 MAWS conference is available on the BWG website: www.bozemanweaversguild.org/maws-2018