May 8-10, 2019 | "A Parallel Threading is the Weaver's Playground" with Robyn Spady

Guild Workshop

Wednesday 1:00-4:00 p.m., Thursday and Friday 9:00am-4:00 p.m., First Baptist Church

A parallel threading can provide a weaver with a multitude of options and patterns–from echo weaves and corkscrew twills to turned taqueté and network-drafted twills. Add on top of that weft variations in color and texture and a weaver will find themselves in a playground of possibilities. Workshop participants will pre-warp their loom from a selection of threadings and during the workshop enter into a journey of discovery and exploration of how to transform a parallel threading into a myriad of patterns. The workshop is a combination of presentation/discussion, weaving, and hands-on exercises. Emphasis will be on understanding the design and drafting processes to empower workshop participants to create their own patterns. (Note: This is not a round-robin style workshop. Participants will weave on their own loom.) Four-shafts minimum. Eight-shafts highly recommended. 

May 13, 2019 | Potluck Dinner

Guild Evening Meeting

6:00 p.m, The Weaving and Fiber Arts Center

June 12, 2019 | Annual Picnic

Guild Meeting

10:00 a.m.,  Buckland Lodge, Brighton Town Park

Annual Picnic

This meeting features our annual accomplishments.  Bring a dish to pass, your place setting with a handwoven placemat for fun, and your show and tell.  Weather permitting there will also be tail gate sales of your fiber related items.

June 17, 2019 | "Journalizing for Inspiration"

Guild Evening Meeting

6:00 p.m., The Weaving and Fiber Arts Center

 

Coming Up 2019-2020

 

September 11, 2019 | “Experimental Stitch: Structure, Image and  Installation” with Amanda McCavour

October 9, 2019 | “Sacred Mandalas and Dimensional Weaving” with Anastasia Azure

October 10, 2019 | “Woven Metal Jewelry” with  Anastasia Azure

November 13, 2019 | Molly McLaughlin, “Making the Paradigm Shift from Craft to Art” with Molly McLaughlin

January 8, 2020 | “The Art of Kiltmaking” with  Barbara Tewksbury

February 12, 2020 | “Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes” with Daina Taimina

March 11, 2020 |“The Certificate of Excellence in Dyeing: A Comparison of Natural and Synthetic Dyes” with  Mary Ann Proia 

April 8, 2020 | ”History of Wool and Felt,” with Renate Maile-Moscowitz

April 8-10, 2020 | “Felted Flowers and Beads” with Renate Maile-Moscowitz

May 13, 2020 | “My Evolution in Tapestry” with  David Johnson

May 13-15, 2020 | "Painting with Soumak Tapestry", with David Johnson

June 10, 2019 | Annual Picnic

 

 

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