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Fiber Arts Tips and Tricks

The February program featured members sharing their favorite tools and fiber tips. Who doesn’t love adding more tricks to their repertoire? Maribeth Woolsey started us out by sharing her favorite basketry tools. A packing tool saves wear and tear on … Continue reading

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Sarah’s Shetland, Orkney, and Ireland Adventure

Enjoy Sarah Jane Humke’s presentation of her recent trip to Shetland Wool Week, Orkney, and Ireland. Click the link below to see her presentation on YouTube. https://youtu.be/QLPr6mwKEJ8

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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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Fiber Identification Fun

What can you do when you have a mystery fiber or yarn? How might you attempt to discover its identity? This was the topic of our November program. Karen Agee, with the help of Teresa Costa, demonstrated some tests which … Continue reading

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Sarah’s Baltic Adventure-Our October Program

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2018 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 Pat Higby, Connie Malven, and Linda Miller, chose the theme “Our Favorite Things.” The committee offered a wide … Continue reading

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The Magical Circular Sock Machine

Have you ever taken a hard look at your stash of sock yarn and realized you may never work through it all unless you have a faster way of making socks? Ingie Koch, our April program presenter, came to that … Continue reading

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Knit and Crochet: Sister Crafts

Dawn Ask Martin compared and contrasted crochet and knitting for the Guild’s March program Growing up with a mom who crocheted, it was natural that Dawn became a crocheter. However, deep down she always had the desire to learn to … Continue reading

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Achieving Excellence and Mastery

We all know people who we look up to as being skilled at their craft, but we may not know what goes into officially becoming an Excellent or a Master craftsperson. Our very own Guild member, Nancy Simet, has earned … Continue reading

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