Weavers

Welcome to Weavers

The Weavers Group meets at the Guild House August-November, January-May on the 4th Tuesday evening at 7:30 P.M. The August meeting is usually at a member's house.  Weavers not only enjoy the structure and creativity of the craft, but the support and camaraderie that the group provides.  May your warps be straight and true and your wefts be spicy. Please join us!


 

Programs 2016-2017

August 23, 2016

Annual Potluck


 

September 27, 2016

Techniques for Adding Knitting to Handwoven Garments


October 25, 2016

Weaving with Wool

 

November 22, 2016

Many Faces of Doubleweave


December, 2016

NO MEETING

 

January 24, 2017

Shoemaking at Penland School of Crafts


February 28, 2017

 Anatomy of a Commission:  My Life as a Weaver


March 28, 2017

Tied Over-shot


April 25, 2017

You did WHAT? WHERE? Educational opportunities in weaving


May 23, 2017

Rayon Chenille Challenge
a quirky, sometimes perplexing and temperamental  yarn we love


Classes & Workshops


The Craft Guild of Iowa City hosted Robyn Spady for a two-day workshop on Sunday-Monday, October 5-6, 2014 entitled:          The Thrill of the Twill

twill weave
Join our Sample Workshop each spring!



Study Group

This fall, the Study Group will begin a new series studying Scandinavian Weaving.   The group meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:15 p.m. at various member's homes. All members are welcome. For more information, contact Lois Lembke at lois-lembke@uiowa.edu

Announcements

Mastectomy Pillows: The Weavers Group will again be making mastectomy pillows utilizing handwoven fabrics. Please consider weaving a little extra when weaving with 100% cotton. The size that is easiest to work with is 20” x 20”, and can be any weight from about 5/2 to 16/2 cotton.

Show and Tell

     Show and Tell is always a huge hit as   

     weavers share their handy work each 

     month. They provide inspiration for all!

Links

Iowa Federation of Handweavers and Spinners

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