Category Archives: Activities

January 2016 Program–Overshooting the Mark

Each year guild members focus on a specific weave structure. Today Jan Gallagher introduced us to overshot. History indicates that overshot was brought to the United States from Scotland or England. It was a commonly used structure up to the … Continue reading

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Spinzilla is NOT a Science Fiction Monster!

On Monday, October 5, at 12:01 A.M. local time spinners from around the world were given the green light to sit at their spinning wheels and begin making miles of beautiful yarn for Spinzilla 2015. Spinzilla is most importantly a … Continue reading

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Guild’s Weaving in the Schools Program Reaches Milestone

For the past fifteen years members of the Northeast Iowa Weavers and Spinners Guild have been demonstrating weaving and spinning during visits to schools. The program was initiated by long-time member Karen Kitchen and has thrived over the years with … Continue reading

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Fun at the Iowa Sheep and Wool Festival

The Iowa Sheep and Wool Festival is an event that occurs each June. This year on June 14, a group of members from the Northeast Iowa Weavers and Spinners Guild traveled to the Jasper County Fairgrounds in Colfax, Iowa, to … Continue reading

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