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2019 Virginia Olson Competition

Each year members are encouraged and challenged to create projects for the Virginia Olson Competition held in May. This year’s committee members were Karen Agee, Pat Higby, Linda Miller, and Renee Smith. They chose the theme “Natural Iowa.” Members were … Continue reading

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Cyanotype Printing

Dee Kruger introduced us to the magic of cyanotype printing for our April program. Some of her examples are shown above. Do you recognize her bobbin lace bobbins? You may not be familiar with the term cyanotype, but most of … Continue reading

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Spring Open House and Sale

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Intro to Weaving for Kids

This student has completed several tapestry weavings in the Weaving Class for Kids. He had a great time and learned a lot!  Another class is being offered in May. Click over to the Classes page for the class description and … Continue reading

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Mad about Fiber

Karla Stille found a way to turn an ordinary headband in something with pizazz! Karla Stille presented the March program, Mad about Fiber. Through her PowerPoint, Karla challenged us to be fearless and try new things. View her presentation below. … Continue reading

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Bobbin Lace Part 2: The Rest of the Story

February, the month for Valentines, seemed to be a perfect time to learn all about lace and lacemaking. Our Guild has an active group of lacemakers who invited Anita Hansen of the Doris Southard Lace Guild of Cedar Rapids to … Continue reading

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Bobbin Lace Part 1: Doris Southard, Lacemaker

February, the month for Valentines, seemed to be a perfect time to learn all about lace and lacemaking. Our Guild has an active group of lacemakers who invited Anita Hansen of the Doris Southard Lace Guild of Cedar Rapids to … Continue reading

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