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It’s not too late to register for a class at The Great Lakes Fiber Show in Wooster, Ohio!  This event takes place on the Saturday and Sunday of Memorial Day weekend (May 25 & 26).  Classes are reasonably priced, there are both half and full day classes available, and there is something there for every interest:

 Crochet: Broomstick Lace, Intarsia Crochet

Spinning: Fleece Processing; Color Filled Spinning with Top and Hand Carded Batts; Spinning Dog fibers; Beginning Spinning – the Next Step

Weaving: Pin loom weaving

Knitting: Stranded Knitting - Norwegian to Fair Isle; Bavarian Twisted Stitch Knitting

Needle Felting: Curious Creatures


Summer is a great time to brush up on a familiar craft, or to learn a new skill!  To learn more about the Great Lakes Fiber Show, or to register for a class, please go to

From member Gail Ross:

I've just signed up for MAFA.   I'm wondering who is going from WRSW and whether anyone needs a roommate (i.e. single room, shared bath, not two beds in the same room).   I am also willing to join a suite if there is a private bed (shared baths are no problem).
Gail Ross
Contact Gail at:  figeac at att dot net 

From SIG Coordinator Cheryl Laufer:

Are you looking to further your knowledge of a specific fiber art?

Your Guild membership offers the opportunity to further explore Felting, Rigid Heddle, Spinning, and Weaving skills by participating in a Special Interest Group (SIG).

Go online to and look under “Schedule.” If you are interested, contact the listed facilitator for more information. Each newsletter also has entries from the SIGs and contact information.