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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 MeetingCWG weaving collection from around the world with Victoria Parratt
Apr 287 pmReg MeetingSurface Design with Roberta McAlister
May 9-109 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 MeetingBand / Card Weaving with Linda Bouck
Oct 277 pmReg MeetingTBD
Nov 247 pmReg MeetingMembers Fashion Show
Dec 5 SaturdayHoliday Luncheon and Gift ExchangeRamble Inn
10311 Kinsman Rd., Newbury, OH 44065

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.
Feb 9
2-4 pmJoan HorwichFiberworks PCW presented by Bob Breitzmann
May 31
2-4 pmZOOMSplit 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.
Feb 1510a-12nCheryl LauferArt Yarns with Cheryl Laufer
Apr 25CancelledCancelledSpinning on a Great Wheel with Sue Ingrassia
Jun 20CancelledCancelledCancelled
Oct 17 or 2412n-4pLocation TBDSpindles: Spin and Ply
Leader: Suzanne Paquin
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.
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.
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
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

2020 Dyeing SIG

The Dyeing SIG is a group that explores different techniques for dyeing fiber. The group meets on Saturday or Sunday, four or more times a year. At the first meeting we dyed skeins of plant based yarn. We have also done Eco Dyeing and Indigo dyeing. Future plans include gradient dyeing and dyeing wool. Co-Facilitators: Bob Breitzmann and Mo Doerner
Jan 2512n-4pPraxisIndigo: Vat and equipment supplied by Praxis. We supply the fiber and knowledge of how to dye
Jun 6CancelledFlora Daniels
Case Western University FarmNatural Dyeing
Aug 81-4 pmBob BreitzmannBreitzmanns’ HomeGradient Dyeing on protein (wool) or cellulose (cotton)
Oct 10TBATBATBA Wool Acid Dye with yarn or roving