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Busy, Busy, Busy!

Posted by lancspinweaveguild@yahoo.com on August 24, 2017 at 10:10 PM Comments comments (0)

The guild will be busy in the next few weeks! Here's the list of events:

8/25-8/27 Guild Retreat!

9/7 – Weaving Workshop/Advanced Weaving Class

9/9 - Fourth Annual Scottish Covenanter Festival at Middle Octorara Presbyterian Church. More info at www.oldcovchurch.com

9/16 – Poole Forge Demonstration AND Landis Valley Wool Frolic. We will need demonstrators for both events!

9/30 – Holy Spirit Lutheran Church pet event

10/7-8 – Landi...

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Demonstration Opportunity

Posted by lancspinweaveguild@yahoo.com on July 6, 2017 at 10:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Sunday, July 16, at 2 pm at Beidler House in Berks County

the Guild has been asked to demonstrate all aspects of fiber arts at the Beidler House at 1130 Old River Rd., Gibraltar PA (southeast of Reading - about 45 minutes from Lancaster).

 

Their website is: http://www.co.berks.pa.us/dept/parks/pages/alleghenyaqueducthistoricalpark.aspx

 

The AIR-CONDITIONED house has several rooms, and we envision having a few people in each room, demons...

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NO Fiber Frolic - Thursday 2/9

Posted by lancspinweaveguild@yahoo.com on February 9, 2017 at 6:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Fiber Frolic is CANCELLED tonight - Thursday 2/9 because of the weather. Hope to see you at the Program Meeting on 2/23.

Membership Renewal

Posted by lancspinweaveguild@yahoo.com on October 19, 2016 at 10:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Have you submitted your membership renewal yet? Membership forms may be downloaded from the "Join Us" page, or you can pick up a form at a Fiber Frolic or meeting.

Summer Fiber Retreat!

Posted by lancspinweaveguild@yahoo.com on May 10, 2016 at 5:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Reservation and payment due to Ann Wysock by Friday, August 5th.

 

Please email http://lancspinweave@gmail.com to register. Ann will reply with her address so you can send a check. 

* Who you are, and preferred name for a name tag

* How we can contact you (phone)

* Your rooming preference

* Your prearranged roommate, if you have one

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Fiber Frolic CANCELLED tonight - Thursday 2/11

Posted by lancspinweaveguild@yahoo.com on February 11, 2016 at 4:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Mother Nature had a different plan for tonight - no frolicking lambs for us...

Due to the blowing drifting snow, we are cancelling Fiber Frolic tonight.

 

Stay home in front of the fireplace, and knit or spin something warm!

 

See you in 2 weeks at the Guild meeting for a program on Fleece Preparation. Stay tuned for details

Holiday Schedule

Posted by lancspinweaveguild@yahoo.com on November 9, 2015 at 9:55 PM Comments comments (0)

We will not have a Program Meeting in November, due to Thanksgiving. 

Instead, we will have our Annual Holiday Tea on Thursday December 10th at 7:00. The Executive Committee will provide tea sandwiches and other goodies. Please feel free to bring one of your favorite holiday treats!

 

  • Bring a small fiber-related gift preferably ($10) stapled in a brown paper bag, along with a canned good item to donate to the Food Bank. We will play “Now you have it, now...
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2015 Summer Retreat - sign up now!

Posted by lancspinweaveguild@yahoo.com on July 12, 2015 at 11:30 AM Comments comments (1)

Join us at the Holiday Inn Morgantown (6170 Morgantown Road, Morgantown, PA 19543) from Friday August 21st through Sunday August 23rd 2015 for a weekend of fiber fun!


Registration form can be downloaded from the 'Forms' page - hover your mouse over the 'Contact Us' at the top, and you'll see the link for 'Forms'. You can also send an email to http://lancspinweave@gmai...

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May Meeting: Shifu - Japanese Paper Spinning

Posted by lancspinweaveguild@yahoo.com on May 5, 2015 at 10:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Join us on Thursday May 28th for a presentation by Adele Harvey on Shifu - Japanese Paper Spinning.

Shifu—Japanese paper spinning:

In this presentation I will discuss the history of shifu and show examples of spun paper as well as items woven with spun paper. I will demonstrate the preparation and the spinning of paper. I will have handouts and samples of Japanese paper suitable for spinning. Please bring a lightweight drop spindle and/or a manual bob...

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March Program - Clothing Construction with Handwovens and Lightweight Knits

Posted by lancspinweaveguild@yahoo.com on March 7, 2015 at 11:05 PM Comments comments (0)


Join us Thursday March 26th for a presention by Robin Lunger ‘Clothing Construction with Handwovens and Lightweight knits’


Robin's presentation is entitled The Nancy Lind Project - Sewing a garment using Nancy’s Handwoven fabric.


The program will showcase the fabric Nancy created during a MAFA workshop with Peg McDade in 2007. Unfortunately, Nancy is no longer with us but her handwoven fabric is, and from it, Robin has fashione...

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