Category Archives: meetings

September 2018

The second Saturday of September is the kick off to our new Guild year. It’s a time to see Guild friends and catch up with their fiber adventures in addition to having a business meeting. During the program, an extended … Continue reading

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Guild Picnic 2018

Spinning wheels whirred, knitting needles clicked, and conversation and laughter could be heard on Saturday, July 21, at the alpaca ranch of Gary and Karen DeVries. It has become a tradition for us to gather on the shady lawn next … Continue reading

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May 2016 Virginia Olson Awards

A highlight of the May meeting is the Virginia Olson competition, named in honor of a longtime member who nurtured and encouraged others. This year the theme “It’s a Small World” was chosen by committee members Judi Langholz, Elaine Lawler, … Continue reading

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Using Space-Dyed Yarn

We all love our beautiful space-dyed yarns, whether we dye them ourselves or buy them at our local yarn shop. Sometimes one of those beautiful colors accumulates in one spot, which is not so beautiful. This is called pooling or … Continue reading

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Fun with Treadles and Shafts

Guild member Glenn Davison presented the February program on computer dobby loom weaving at home. When you think of computer assisted weaving, do you envision pressing a button, stepping back, and watching as inch after inch of fabric is effortlessly … Continue reading

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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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November 2015 Program

It’s a Small World is the theme of this year’s Virginia Olson Competition. For the November program members were asked to share items that would have qualified for the contest but had been purchased, received as a gift, or made … Continue reading

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