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 held 2-4pm. Locations TBD.
|Feb 17||TBD||JoEllen's home|
2018 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.
|Mar 10||10 am-12 noon||Sue Ingrassia||Two Ways to Work with Hand Painted Roving presented by Lisa Davis|
|Jun 2||10 am-12 noon||Suzanne Paquin||Creating Gradient Batts presented by Nora Eason & Nancy Curtiss|
|Oct 6 (tentative)||TBA||Field Trip to the Stramba Mini Mill in PA||And early dinner at Nico Luciano’s restaurant|
|Dec 8||10 am-12 noon||TBA||Spinning Silk presented by Sally Vourlojianis|
2018 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.
|Feb 10||1-4:30 pm||Parkside Church||Learning to Read Drafts (European and North American) presented by Susan Conover|
|Apr 22||2-4 pm||Jean & Bob Breitzmann||Gamps presented by Bob Breitzmann and Uarda Taylor|
|Sep 16||2-4 pm||Jean & Bob Breitzmann and Nancy Curtiss||The Loom Crawl – visit a drawloom set up at Nancy’s home plus visit the Brietzmann’s home to view a dobby loom and vertical countermarch loom|
|Nov 4||2-4 pm||Jean Mackenzie||Double Weave presented by Jean and JoEllen Salkin|
2018 Focus on Felt SIGSIG Facilitator is Cheryl Laufer
The Focus on Felt SIG often plans their upcoming agenda and meeting place a few months ahead of time based on current interest, sharing of information from a class someone attended, and prior discussion of desired techniques to learn. Occasionally they explore other techniques that can be used with or compliment their felting.
|Jan 9||Cheryl Laufer||Show and Tell Completed 2017 Items and book sharing|
|Feb 13||Cheryl Laufer||Silk Fusion presented by Linda Christopher|
|Mar 13||Cheryl Laufer||Spring Flowers (wet felt) presented by Cheryl|
|Apr 10||Jan Gibson||Neddle Felting presented by Jan|
|Jun 12||Darlene Smith||Needle Felt Flowers presented by Darlene|
|Jul 10||Sue Ingrassia||Cob Web Felting presented by Sue|
|Dec 11||TBA||Christmas Luncheon and Ornament Exchange|