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2017 Meetings and Programs

Regular meetings are held at Lake Farmpark.
Social time 6-7pm. Meeting at 7pm.
Jan 711am-2pmROC DayWilloughby Hills Community Center
Feb 287pmReg meetingPresident's Challenge
Mar 287pmReg meetingPanel Discussion - Clothing from Handwoven Fabric
Apr 257pmReg meetingWhat's on the Bookshelf
May 13-149am-5pmShearing Weekend Demo at Farmpark event
May 23Field TripLake County Historical Society
Jun 277pmReg meetingBobbin Lace with Sue Ingrassia
Jul 25TBAPicnic and Stash RelocationWest Woods Park
Aug 227pmReg meetingHistory of WRSW Guild with Nancy Hart
Sep 23-249am-5pmWool JamboreeDemo at Farmpark event
Oct 247pmReg meetingUnderstanding Color with Deborah Steytler
Nov 287pmReg meetingDVD: Color Interaction for Handweavers
Dec 2TBAHoliday Party and Gift ExchangeLocation TBA

2018 WRSW Meetings and Programs

All meetings are at Lake Metroparks Farmpark (8800 Euclid Chardon Rd, Kirtland, OH 44094).
Social Time 6-6:45 pm. Show and Tell 6:45 pm. Meeting at 7 pm.
DateTimeEventProgramAlternate Location
Jan 611 am - 3 pmROC DayPot Luck and Spinning or other portable projectWilloughby Hills Community Center
Feb 277 pmReg MeetingMember Icebreaker and President's Challenge with
Cheryl Laufer and Roberta McAlister
Mar 277 pmReg MeetingPresentation by Spinning SIG
Apr 247 pmReg MeetingPanel Discussion on Festivals, Wool Shows, Publications, Conferences
May 227 pmReg MeetingPresentation by Weaving SIG
Jun 267 pmReg MeetingSIMPLE Ways to Organize Your Stash with JoEllen Salkin
Jul 246 pm
Eat at 6:30
Annual Pot Luck PicnicAnd Stash Relocation SaleThe West Woods, 9465 Kinsman Rd, Novelty, OH 44072
Aug 287 pmReg MeetingPresentation by Felting SIG
Sep 29-309 am-5 pmWool Jamboree WeekendMember Demonstrations and Children's Craft
Oct 237 pmReg MeetingPresentation by Rigid Heddle SIG
Nov 277 pmReg MeetingWool: Unraveling and American Story of Artisans and InnovationLake Metroparks Environmental Learning Center (7250 Alexander Rd, Painesville, OH 44077)



SIGs (Special Interest Groups) are open to Members Only


The Felting SIG meets the second Tuesday of the month at 11am. Contact SIG Administrator Jan Gibson for date and time.


Spinning SIG

Meeting time is 10 am-12 noon.
SIG Administrator Nancy Curtiss
Mar 4Alpaca: Fleece to Yarn Cheryl Laufer
Jun 10Working with Combs and Worsted Draw Sally Vourlojianis
Susan Conover
Aug 5Spinning Cotton with Supported Long Draw Nancy Curtiss
Oct 14Spinning Wool with Long Draw Lisa Davis


Weaving SIG

Meeting time is 2-4 pm.
SIG Administrator Susan Conover.
Feb 12Weaving with WoolNancy Curtiss
Feb 25Refresher Day 9 am - 4 pm at Susan'sBring your portable loom and we'll get you started
Apr 9Weaving with TencelJean Breitzman
Sep 17Weaving with SilkNora Eason
Nov 5Weaving with Rayon ChenilleSusan Conover


Rigid Heddle SIG

Meeting time is 2-4 pm.
SIG Administrators are JoEllen Salkin and Linda Christopher.
Jan 17Introduction and Refresher
Mar 12Project Planning
May 7Understanding Floats
Oct 8Ways to Warp Your Rigid Heddle Loom