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Open House and Sale

Saturday, April 22 from 10-4 Sunday, April 23 from 12-4 SHOPPING*REFRESHMENTS*DEMONSTRATIONS Browse as assortment of items made by the Guild’s fiber artists such as rugs, scarves, table runners, hats, and bags as well as locally produced yarn and fiber.

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Great Scot! It’s Tartans and Plaids!

“I’ll take Category 1 for $400,” and answers in the the form of a question were things you would have heard during Mary Stichter’s interactive Jeopardy-style program on tartans and plaids. The friendly competition resulted in chocolates for correct answers … Continue reading

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Spring Open House and Sale

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Modified Rep and Waffle Weave Class

Learning about weave structures, selecting yarns, planning designs, warping, and weaving all packed into one weekend!

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Upcycling and Repurposing with Fiber Arts

What do you do with clothing and other fabric items you no longer need? If you are an average American, those items could amount to seventy or eighty pounds per year! Our March program presenters shared ways we can repurpose … Continue reading

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Spinning Classes

Learn to spin your own yarn with a hands-on class led by experienced instructors from the Northeast Iowa Weavers and Spinners Guild. Classes for either drop spindle or spinning wheel are being offered. Sign up now by clicking on the … Continue reading

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The Joy of Basketry

Twenty-five years ago Maribeth Woolsey thought it would be fun to make a basket, took a class, and never stopped. She shared some of her baskets with us during ¬†our February program. Baskets come in all shapes and sizes and … Continue reading

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