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2019

2019 WRSW Meetings and Programs

All 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.
DateTimeEventProgramAlternate Location
Nov 197 pmReg Meeting Deb Silver, award winning weaver and artist
Dec 712 noonHoliday Luncheon and Gift Exchange - Date, Time and Location TBAFerrante Winery and Restaurant, 5585 State Route 307, Geneva, OH

SIGs (Special Interest Groups) are open to Members Only

2019 SIG Schedule

2019 Rigid Heddle SIG

Co-Facilitators: Linda Christopher and JoEllen Salkin
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.
Locations TBD.
DATEPROGRAMLOCATION
Oct 20TBDTBD

2019 Spinning SIG

Facilitator: Sally Vourlojianis
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.
DATETIMEHOSTESSPROGRAM
Nov 910 am-12 noonSusan ConoverLong Draw - Susan Conover

2019 Weaving SIG

Co-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.
DATETIMEHOSTPROGRAM
Nov 172-4 pmJoan HorwichBronson Lace presented by Joan Horwich and Nancy Curtiss

2019 Focus on Felt SIG

SIG 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.
DATEPROGRAM
Nov 12Annual ornament making for exchange
Dec TBALuncheon

2020

2020 WRSW Meetings and Programs

All 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.
DateTimeEventProgramAlternate Location
Jan No Meeting
Feb 257 pmReg MeetingPresident's Challenge: The Color Red
Mar 247 pmReg MeetingBand / Card Weaving with Linda Bouck
Apr 277 pmReg MeetingSurface Design with Roberta McAlister
May 269 am-5 pmFiber Arts Weekend Member Demonstrations - Farmpark Shearing weekend
Jun 237 pmReg MeetingSilk Processing with Sheri Israel
Jul 286 pm
Eat at 6:30
Annual Pot Luck PicnicStash Relocation SaleThe West Woods, 9465 Kinsman Rd, Novelty, OH 44072
Aug 257 pmReg MeetingSaori Weaving with Linda Shevel from Three Sheep Farm
Sep 9 am - 5 pmApple WeekendMember Demonstrations at FarmPark
Sep 227 pmReg MeetingVictoria Parratt
Oct 277 pmReg MeetingTBD
Nov 247 pmReg MeetingMembers Fashion Show
DecHoliday Luncheon and Gift Exchange - Date, Time and Location TBA

SIGs (Special Interest Groups) are open to Members Only

2020 SIG Schedule

2020 Weaving SIG

Co-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.
DATETIMEHOSTPROGRAM
Feb 9
2-4 pmJoan HorwichFiberworks PCW presented by Bob Breitzmann
May 31
2-4 pmSue IngrassiaSplit Shed Technique presented by Joan Horwich and Sheri Gittinger
Sep 202-4 pmJean & Bob Breitzmann Krokbragd presented by Bobbie Shafer and Gail Ross
Nov 222-4 pmJoEllen SalkinThick and Thin - Show and Tell by everyone

2020 Spinning SIG

Facilitator: 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.
DATETIMEHOSTPROGRAM
Feb 1510a-12nCheryl LauferArt Yarns with Cheryl Laufer
Apr 2510a-12nChesterland Historical SocietySpinning on a Great Wheel with Sue Ingrassia
Jun 2012n-4pTBAWheels: Spa Day and Group Test Drive
Oct 2012n-4pNeed Leader to coordinate demonstrators of various spindles and locationSpindles: Spin and Ply
Need Leader
Field TripsTBATBACoordinated by Nancy Curtiss. Dates and Locations TBD

2020 Rigid Heddle SIG

Co-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.
DATETIMEHOSTPROGRAM
Feb 2311a-4pJoEllen SalkinWaffle Weave Effect pg 117 Led by Cheryl Laufer
May 1711a-4p Joyce Fath or Cheryl LauferBrooks Bouquet pg 59-63, Led by Flora
Aug 2311a-4p Linda ChristopherLeno & Spanish Lace pg 53-58, Led by Linda
Oct 1811a-4pTBDIs 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 SIG

Facilitator: 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.
DATETIMEHOSTESSPROGRAM
Jan 1411a-2pCheryl LauferFibers 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 1111a-2pCheryl LauferFascinator using a prefelt. Led by Cheryl
Mar 1011a-2p11a-2pBYOP (Bring Your Own Project) Something you need help with or just like company to sit and work.
Apr 1411a-2pSue IngrassiaWet Felt Spring Flowers. Led by Sue I
May 1211a-2pDiane WatsonFiber Manipulation…create silk roses (look at Judith Dios website https://www.judithdios.com/accessories)
Jun 911a-2pCheryl LauferMake a “scarflette” incorporating roses using nuno felting. Led by Cheryl
Jul 1411a-2pLakeside Pavillion or Cheryl'sTBA
Aug 1111a-2pTBAScissor or Journal Cover
Sep 811a-2pCheryl Laufer3D Resists/make ipad cover, purse, hanging. Led by Cheryl
Oct 1311a-2pCheryl LauferMore exploration with 3D resists. Led by Cheryl
Nov 1011a-2pCheryl LauferFelting Christmas Ornaments
Dec TBATBA

2020 Dyeing SIG

Co-Facilitators: Bob Breitzmann and Mo Doerner
The group will meet on Saturdays at various locations.
DATETIMEHOSTESSPROGRAM
Jan 2512n-4pPraxisIndigo: Vat and equipment supplied by Praxis. We supply the fiber and knowledge of how to dye
Jun 3TBATBACreating Gradient Batts presented by Wool Acid Dye with yarn or roving
Aug 8TBABreitzmann'sGradient Dyeing on protein(wool) or cellulose(cotton)
Oct 10TBATBANatural dyeing, or Marbled Dyeing