Monthly Archives: April 2014

Guatemalan Textiles Program

The program for our April 12, 2014, meeting was presented by Elizabeth Andrews, registrar for the Waterloo Center for the Arts. Elizabeth shared some of the exquisite Guatemalan textiles housed in the Center’s collection. A special thanks goes out to … Continue reading

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Thursday=Fun Day at the Guild

Most Thursdays you will find guild members enjoying a variety of activities. Here’s what was happening today. Karen and Linda were dyeing. Mary Kay was preparing fabric she had indigo dyed. Marie and Joyce along with others were spinning. Cindy … Continue reading

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Spring Sale and Open House

Mark your calendar!

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Successful Silk Scarf Class

The inaugural event of the Northeast Iowa Weavers and Spinners Guild’s new dye lab was held on Saturday, May 19. The silk scarf class was led by Karen Kitchen, and the six attendees had a great time making a wide … Continue reading

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Deb Robson Workshop–April 6, 2014

The Fiber Arts Studio was overflowing on Sunday, April 6, with twenty spinners, their wheels, and all their equipment. We were there for Deb Robson’s workshop on spinning wool from rare-breed sheep. Deb was assisted by her friend and our … Continue reading

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April 5th Spin-In

We were delighted to welcome ninety attendees to the Iowa Federation of Handweavers and Spinners Spring Spin-In. The registration table Wow! The variety of shopping opportunities was amazing! Here are some of the vendors who helped make the spin-in successful. … Continue reading

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