Monthly Archives: March 2014

April 12th Meeting

At the April 12, 2014, Guild member meeting, the program will be presented by Elizabeth Andrews, registrar at the Waterloo Center for the Arts. Elizabeth will offer a trunk show of some of the Guatemalan textiles in the Center’s collection. … Continue reading

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NEIWS Guild Hosts the Spring Spin-In

Guild members have been busy with preparations for the Spring Spin-In. We hope many will attend to hear well-known speaker, Deb Robson, and bring items for the popular choice categories and fashion show. We are also pleased that the Art … Continue reading

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March Program: Multiple Ways of Making Fluff with Handcards

Guild member Karen Agee, master of the handcards, presented the March program. It seems there are many differing philosophies about this art, each of which produces beautiful results. Karen demonstrated several methods and invited members to try them out for … Continue reading

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February Program

Guild member Carol Nesbit presented February’s program Quilts: Teaching in Hungary and Serbia. (More to come)

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January Program–Paper Making and Marbling

For our January program, Karen Kitchen demonstrated paper making and marbling techniques. MaryAnn assists Karen in chopping bits of colored paper to make a slurry. Karen uses a dip screen and collects a uniform layer of pulp. A new piece … Continue reading

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Fiber Artist Focus

We have many members in our guild whose contributions have been instrumental in our guild’s continuing growth and success. We like to acknowledge those members with a feature we call Fiber Artist Focus. This is the most current one featuring … Continue reading

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Jane Patrick Workshop

The Northeast Iowa Weavers and Spinners Guild was pleased to host a workshop on rigid heddle weaving in October, 2013. Our guest instructor was Jane Patrick. She is the former editor of Handwoven, Creative Director for Schacht Spindle Company, and … Continue reading

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