2019 WRSW Meetings and ProgramsAll meetings are at Lake Metroparks Farmpark (8800 Euclid Chardon Rd, Kirtland, OH 44094), unless noted.
Social Time 6-6:45 pm. Show and Tell 6:45 pm. Meeting at 7 pm.
|Jan||No Scheduled Meeting|
|Feb 26||7 pm||Reg Meeting||Member Icebreaker and President's Challenge by WomenSafe|
|Mar 26||7 pm||Reg Meeting||Presentation by Jennifer of Bracken Moss Farm - The Great Sheep Expedition|
|Apr 23||7 pm||Reg Meeting||Presentation by Jasmine Kornel - student of Janice Lessman-Moss, Kent State University|
|May 11-12||9 am-5 pm||Fiber Arts Weekend||Member Demonstrations - Farmpark Shearing weekend|
|Jun 25||7 pm||Reg Meeting||Gwen Brown of Gwen Erin fibers|
|Jul 23||6 pm|
Eat at 6:30
|Annual Pot Luck Picnic||Stash Relocation Sale||The West Woods, 9465 Kinsman Rd, Novelty, OH 44072|
|Aug 27||7 pm||Reg Meeting||Cheryl Laufer - Hands on Felting program|
|Sep 21-22||9 am - 5 pm||Apple Weekend||Member Demonstrations at FarmPark|
|Sep 24||7 pm||Reg Meeting||Susan Conover - the Olds Master Weaving Program Experience|
|Oct 22||7 pm||Reg Meeting||Robbie Grodin - a Journey into EcoDyeing and Clothing|
|Nov 19||7 pm||Reg Meeting||Deb Silver, award winning weaver and artist|
|Dec||No Scheduled Meeting||Holiday Luncheon and Gift Exchange - Date, Time and Location TBA|
SIGs (Special Interest Groups) are open to Members Only
2019 SIG Schedule
2019 Rigid Heddle SIGCo-Facilitators:
All meetings are scheduled 10-4. Topic of discussion will begin at 11:00, followed by a potluck lunch. Members are welcome to participate as long as they wish.
|Feb 17||Danish Medallions, Crows Feet and 2018 President’s Challenge assistance.||JoEllen's home|
|Apr 14||Saori inspired weaving||Three Sheep Gallery|
|Jun 9||Hemstitching||Joyce Fath’s studio|
|Aug 18||Making Garments||Sue Ingrassia’s home|
2019 Spinning SIGCo-Facilitators:
The Spinning SIG is focused on fine tuning spinning skills. Members need to be able to make a continuous yarn in order to enjoy all the information shared.
|Jan 5||1-5 pm||LInda Bouck||ROC Day Spin-in
|Feb 9||10 am-12 noon||Susan Conover||Spinning Flax - Susan Conover|
|Apr 13||1-5 pm||Sue Ingrassia||Explorations of Blends|
|Jun 8||10 am-12 noon||Parkside Church||Wheel Mechanics video|
|Aug 24||1-5 pm||Sue Ingrassia||What are your fiber fears?|
|Oct 19||10 am-12 noon||Linda Bouck||Plying Techniques - Nora Eason|
|Nov 9||10 am-12 noon||Susan Conover||Long Draw - Susan Conover|
2019 Weaving SIGCo-Facilitators:
There are many members who have made an investment in a floor or table loom over the years and often such pieces of equipment are collecting dust. This group offers a wonderful opportunity to fine-tune your skills and/or re-acquaint yourself with your equipment – all within the comfort of like-minded folks.
|Jan 27||2-4 pm||Susan Conover||Crackle presented by Susan Conover|
|Mar 24||2-4 pm||Jean & Bob Breitzmann||Echo Weave presented by Bob Breitzmann|
|Aug 25||2-4 pm||Jean Mackenzie||Krokbragd presented by Tammy Howell and Bobbie Shafer|
|Sep 22||2-4 pm||Wendy Cohen||Shadow Weave presented by Nora Eason and Shelley Marchand|
|Nov 17||2-4 pm||Joan Horwich||Bronson Lace presented by Joan Horwich and Nancy Curtiss|
2019 Focus on Felt SIGSIG Facilitator is Cheryl Laufer
Location, host, and material list will be emailed at least one week before the meeting.
We meet from 11 am until 2.
|Jan 8||Bring unfinished pieces to work on and get input from others for completion|
|Feb 12||Felt earrings|
|Mar 12||Felting Video|
|Apr 9||Make samples for rugs based on video https://ladyvirag.wordpress.com/how-to-make-a-felt-rug/
|May 14||Nuno felting ruffles|
|Jun 11||Explore our goofs and discuss possible remedies. Bring in examples|
|Jul 9||Make olive oil soap|
|Aug 13||Felt with olive oil soap/compare qualities of olive oil soap with other soaps we use (Castile, various dishwashing soaps)|
|Sep 10||Felting with armatures|
|Oct 8||Combine wet felting with needle felting to create a Santa with armature|
|Nov 12||Annual ornament making for exchange|