2020 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.
|Feb 25||7 pm||Reg Meeting||President's Challenge: The Color Red|
|Mar 24||7 pm||Reg Meeting||Band / Card Weaving with Linda Bouck|
|Apr 28||7 pm||Reg Meeting||Surface Design with Roberta McAlister|
|May 9-10||9 am-5 pm||Fiber Arts Weekend||Member Demonstrations - Farmpark Shearing weekend|
|Jun 23||7 pm||Reg Meeting||Silk Processing with Sheri Israel|
|Jul 28||6 pm|
Eat at 6:30
|Annual Pot Luck Picnic||Stash Relocation Sale||The West Woods, 9465 Kinsman Rd, Novelty, OH 44072|
|Aug 25||7 pm||Reg Meeting||Saori Weaving with Linda Shevel from Three Sheep Farm|
|Sep||9 am - 5 pm||Apple Weekend||Member Demonstrations at FarmPark|
|Sep 22||7 pm||Reg Meeting||Victoria Parratt|
|Oct 27||7 pm||Reg Meeting||TBD|
|Nov 24||7 pm||Reg Meeting||Members Fashion Show|
|Dec||Holiday Luncheon and Gift Exchange - Date, Time and Location TBA|
SIGs (Special Interest Groups) are open to Members Only
2020 SIG Schedule
2020 Weaving SIGCo-Facilitators: Tammy Howell and Nora Eason
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 9||2-4 pm||Joan Horwich||Fiberworks PCW presented by Bob Breitzmann|
|May 31||2-4 pm||Sue Ingrassia||Split Shed Technique presented by Joan Horwich and Sheri Gittinger|
|Sep 20||2-4 pm||Jean & Bob Breitzmann||Krokbragd presented by Bobbie Shafer and Gail Ross|
|Nov 22||2-4 pm||JoEllen Salkin||Thick and Thin - Show and Tell by everyone|
2020 Spinning SIGFacilitator: Sally Vourlojianis
Let Sally know if you wish to lead or co-lead any meeting topics? Do you have suggestions for meeting places? We can reserve public meeting spots in addition to member homes.
|Feb 15||10a-12n||Cheryl Laufer||Art Yarns with Cheryl Laufer|
|Apr 25||10a-12n||Chesterland Historical Society||Spinning on a Great Wheel with Sue Ingrassia|
|Jun 20||12n-4p||TBA - Need Leader||Wheels: Spa Day and Group Test Drive|
|Oct 20||12n-4p||Need Leader to coordinate demonstrators of various spindles and location||Spindles: Spin and Ply
|Field Trips||TBA||TBA||Coordinated by Nancy Curtiss. Dates and Locations TBD
2020 Rigid Heddle SIGCo-Facilitators: Linda Christopher and JoEllen Salkin
We will to continue exploring Jane Patrick’s book - The Weaver’s Idea Book Creative Cloth on a Rigid Heddle Loom. There will be four regularly scheduled times, and we will also plan schedule some additional days to meet and weave or sew.
|Feb 23||11a-4p||JoEllen Salkin||Waffle Weave Effect pg 117 Led by Cheryl Laufer|
|May 17||11a-4p||Joyce Fath or Cheryl Laufer||Brooks Bouquet pg 59-63, Led by Flora|
|Aug 23||11a-4p||Linda Christopher||Leno & Spanish Lace pg 53-58, Led by Linda|
|Oct 18||11a-4p||TBD||Is there a technique that you are interested in learning more about? Do you have a technique you would like to share? Perhaps you would like to invite the group to your house/studio. If so, let us know.|
2020 Felting SIGFacilitator: Cheryl Laufer
We will continue to meet on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Our group will focus on learning a new felting technique and apply it to a project.
|Jan 14||11a-2p||Cheryl Laufer||Fibers and Bases. Learn how various fibers work together by making samplers to use for reference and learn how to make a good prefelt to use in the shibori felting
Led by Cheryl
|Feb 11||11a-2p||Cheryl Laufer||Fascinator using a prefelt. Led by Cheryl|
|Mar 10||11a-2p||11a-2p||BYOP (Bring Your Own Project) Something you need help with or just like company to sit and work.|
|Apr 14||11a-2p||Sue Ingrassia||Wet Felt Spring Flowers. Led by Sue I|
|May 12||11a-2p||Diane Watson||Fiber Manipulation…create silk roses (look at Judith Dios website https://www.judithdios.com/accessories)|
|Jun 9||11a-2p||Cheryl Laufer||Make a “scarflette” incorporating roses using nuno felting. Led by Cheryl|
|Jul 14||11a-2p||Lakeside Pavillion or Cheryl's||TBA|
|Aug 11||11a-2p||TBA||Scissor or Journal Cover|
|Sep 8||11a-2p||Cheryl Laufer||3D Resists/make ipad cover, purse, hanging. Led by Cheryl|
|Oct 13||11a-2p||Cheryl Laufer||More exploration with 3D resists. Led by Cheryl|
|Nov 10||11a-2p||Cheryl Laufer||Felting Christmas Ornaments|
2020 Dyeing SIGCo-Facilitators: Bob Breitzmann and Mo Doerner
The group will meet on Saturdays at various locations.
|Jan 25||12n-4p||Praxis||Indigo: Vat and equipment supplied by Praxis. We supply the fiber and knowledge of how to dye|
|Jun 3||TBA||TBA||Creating Gradient Batts presented by Wool Acid Dye with yarn or roving|
|Aug 8||TBA||Breitzmann's||Gradient Dyeing on protein(wool) or cellulose(cotton)|
|Oct 10||TBA||TBA||Natural dyeing, or Marbled Dyeing|