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Guild Hosts the Iowa Federation Meeting

After more than a year of planning, our Guild rolled out the welcome mat to the Iowa Federation of Handweavers and Spinners on October 7, 2017.¬†Sixty-three fiber aficionados and vendors gathered at the beautiful New Aldaya Lifescapes facility in Cedar … Continue reading

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Iowa Sheep and Wool Festival

  The Northeast Iowa Weavers and Spinners Guild was well represented at this year’s Iowa Sheep and Wool Festival held June 17-18 at the Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center in Ames, Iowa. Sarah Humke was on the festival planning committee. … Continue reading

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Take a Shibori Dyeing Class

Join Mary Kay Madsen and learn folding and stitching techniques for this traditional Japanese resist dyeing. The class will be held at the Northeast Iowa Weavers and Spinners Guild’s dye lab. Registration information can be found below.

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Out of This World

The May program featured the Virginia Olsen Competition. This year’s committee members Janice Fobian, Karla Stille, and Karen DeVries, chose the theme Out of This World. Members entered projects completed during the current Guild year and ¬†voted for their favorites … Continue reading

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Spring Open House and Sale

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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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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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