Upcoming Program: Study Group and Workshops Show and Tell on May 2nd

The last meeting of our season is around the corner! The study groups will show us what they’ve been working on this last year and everybody who has attended workshops in 2014/15 is invited to bring samples and share their experiences.

This is a Potluck Event, everybody gets to bring treats and snacks!

The meeting starts at 10 am, but doors open at 9, so come early and mingle!

Upcoming Program: Traditional Indigo Dying in Nigeria with Gasali Adeyemo

Our Speaker on Saturday, April 4th will be Gasali Adeyemo, originally from Nigeria, but now living in Santa Fe, NM. He is an expert in Adire, traditional Nigerian Indigo cloth, dyed with a resist paste made of cassava paste, wax batik or tie dye.

The meeting starts at 10 am, but doors open at 9, come early and help us set up or mingle. Guests are welcome!

The Tapestry Study Group will provide snacks and refreshments

Upcoming Program: Connecting Threads with Saskia Jorda

At our next program on Saturday March 7th Saskia Jorda, guild member and local artist will speak about her projects and share her experiences.

The meeting starts at 10 am, but doors open at 9, come a bit early and mingle!

Daytime Spinners bring the snacks and refreshments.

There will be a board meeting after the general meeting concludes.

Upcoming Program: Kumihimo by Rosemary Isaac

Happy New Year! Our first general meeting on Saturday the 3rd of January. Our speaker will be Rosemary Isaac and she’ll tell us about her experience with Kumihimo.

The meeting starts at 10 am, but doors open at 9, come a bit early and mingle!
The Desert Weavers study group members and guild members who are in NO study group will bring the snacks and refreshments.

Upcoming Program: Holiday Live and Silent Auction

It is that time of the year! Our Holiday Auction is coming up on the 6th of December. The festivities start at 10 AM, but doors open at 9 AM, come early and mingle or help us set up. Guests are welcome!

Everyone brings holiday treats to share!
Donations for the auctions will still be accepted at the meeting.

Upcoming Program: Betz Frederick’s Fiber Adventures in Vietnam, Laos, Thailand and Cambodia

During her recent trip to Asia, Betz tried to visit as many fiber related places as possible, including silk making and traditional textiles in Vietnam, paper making, and natural dyeing. She wove on a traditional pattern loom in Laos, observed weaving by the Long Neck Karen group from Myanmar seen in Thailand, and Ikat weaving in Cambodia. For our next meeting on November 1st, Betz will present a slide show of her trip and bring examples of textiles that she brought back with her.

The meeting starts at 10 am, but doors open at 9, come early and mingle!
Daytime Spinners will provide snacks and treats.

Upcoming Program: Laverne Waddington – Backstrap Weaver

Here’s to the start of a new season and our first general meeting on October 4th! Our speaker will be Laverne Waddington, expert backstrap weaver (Her website: Backstrap Weaving). We’ll start with the business to get that out of the way, then Laverne will be able to take her time with her program.

The meeting starts at 10 am, but doors open at 9, come a bit early and mingle!
Board members will provide snacks and treats.

There will be a board meeting after the meeting concludes.

 

Weaving Study Group Meeting on Wednesday, July 9th

Our Desert Weavers weaving study group meets again this Wednesday, July 9th at 10 am at Northtown Community Center.  Dave will demonstrate design techniques for your weavings, and Jan will demonstrate reading and writing patterns. There will be handouts for both demonstrations. Please bring your loom to weave on after the demos. Also bring items you wove to show the group. Please RSVP Dave at davidjetea@yahoo.com.

Upcoming Programs – Daytime Spinners and Workshops Show and Tell on May 3rd

The last meeting of our season is around the corner! As usual, the Daytime Spinners will show us what they’ve been up to all year – and hopefully we’ll also get to see some of the awesome work from the Tapestry Weavers. Anybody who has attended workshops in 2013/14 is invited to bring samples and share their experiences.

This is a Potluck Event, everybody gets to bring treats and snacks!

The meeting starts at 10 am, but doors open at 9, so come early and mingle!

There will be a board meeting after the meeting concludes.