Guild meeting is on Tuesday!

Is it Springtime?. . . is it Wintertime?. . . either way it is meeting time!  Just another reminder to join us for our 1st meeting of 2017 on Tues. 2/28.  Come at 6pm to socialize, meeting/program starts at 7pm at Lake Farmpark, 8800 Euclid-Chardon Rd., Kirtland.  You can also take a peak at the gorgeous quilts currently hanging for the Quilts 2017 show!

Spin In Schedule

Today’s  Spin-In will be held at Coffee Corners in Burton, Ohio at 6pm.

Join us for a casual gathering. Bring your spinning wheels, knitting, crocheting, needle felting, mini looms or any portable project. This is a wonderful opportunity to hone your spinning skills-or to learn, if you’ve been itching to discover the excitement of making your own custom yarns. Free spindle kits provided! It’s also a relaxing and fun way to introduce a friend into this simple yet satisfying skill.

Starting time is 6PM, but come when you can and leave when you must.

February 23 Coffee Corners Burton, Ohio

March 2  Burton Library

March 9 Panera Bread Bainbridge

March 16 Sharon James Cellar Newbury, Ohio

WRSW Spinning SIG first session is Saturday, March 4th

The WRSW Spinning SIG is having its first meeting of the year on Saturday, March 4th.  Whether you’re new to the guild or an old faithful, this SIG is geared to any spinner who is a member of WRSW and is already able to spin a continuous thread.  This year we have 4 exciting sessions that take us back to the basics to give us more tools to help us make the yarn we desire.  More information about this SIG is available through the SIG newsletter available on the About tab.  To join us for our 2017 season, please contact Spinning SIG facilitator Nancy Curtiss.

If spinning isn’t your thing – the SIG newsletter has helpful information about our Felting, Rigid Heddle, and Weaving SIGs!

2017 Retreat t River’s Edge

Our annual Retreat with the Northcoast Knitting Guild is June 9-11, 2017. It is a very relaxing and inexpensive weekend starting Friday afternoon and ending Sunday afternoon. And held at River’s Edge Retreat Center in Rocky River. 

Click here for the brochure containing details and directions.

There’s still time to register for Beginning Tapestry Workshop!

Don’t pass up this opportunity to learn the basics of tapestry weaving!  Bobbie Shafer will teach you all the techniques you need to get you started.  Don’t have a tapestry loom, no worries, you can even use a mat board or make a loom with stretcher bars.

Send your check to Jan Gibson to register.  Cost is $20 for guild members and $30 for non-members. Workshop is  on Saturday, March 25th 10am-4pm at Kirtland Library

See flyer here:  http://wrspinweave.org/wp-Bobbie-Workshop-flyer2.pdf

Meeting Reminder – Tues, Feb. 28th

Agenda:

2017 President’s Challenge Announced

Review of 2016 President’s Challenge

Get to know fellow members activity

Discussion on reinstating hospitality cmte.

Next Guild Meeting – February 28th!

Our first meeting of 2017 is coming up.  Bring your 2016 President’s Challenge projects to show (challenge was “Try Something New”). Our new president, JoEllen Salkin will announce the President’s Challenge for the this year. We’ll also have a “Getting to Know You” activity!  Hope to see you there.  

Hostess:  Sue Ingrassia

February/March Newsletter

The current newsletter for February/March is available to Members here. You must log in to the Members’ site to access it.

ROC Day Reminder!

spinning-women1Well thank goodness we don’t have to wear long dresses or pointy hats, but we can bring our spinning, felting, knitting or weaving tomorrow for our gathering!

Looks like the weather will cooperate, so hope to see you there!

Workshop with Daryl Lancaster this Fall!

We have a great opportunity to learn from one of the best. . . fiber artist Daryl Lancaster will join us October 21-22 for a 2-day workshop “Jumpstart Vest”. (see flyer)

So get started planning your fabric, whether it be your own handwoven, felted, or purchased.  You are sure to learn great techniques in fit and garmet construction.

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