2018-2019 Tacoma Weavers Guild Programs

Calendar & General Meetings

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September 12, 2018: TWG "Sheep to Shawl" at Puyallup Fair.

September 14, 2018: Members' stories from the ANWG Conference.
Program: Ilisha Helfman - Jazzknitting

September 15, 2018: Workshop: Ilisha Helfman: Jazzknitting, 9:30am - 2:30pm, St. Andrews Episcopal Church

September 21, 2018: TWG 4x4 at Puyallup Fair

October 12, 2018: Program: Jen Giuntoli of Yarnitude, LLC - A Fashion Knitwear Designer from Tacoma with 8423 Facebook followers and 1269 Instagram followers. Come discover Jen and Yarnitude.

November 9, 2018: Program: Loom Rehabilitation, Repair, and Maintenance with Liz Moncrief.

December 14, 2018: Holiday Potluck Lunch; Sale; "Sheep To Shawl" Raffle; and Gift Exchange

January 11, 2019: Dog Daze Stash Sale
Program: Georgean Curran of Arachne Guild: Spinning Art Yarn

February 8, 2019: Program: Flora Carlile-Kovacs - NunoFelting

February 8, 2019: Workshop: after the meeting; Beginning NunoFelting with Flora Carlile-Kovacs

February 9, 2019: Workshop: Advanced Nunofelting with Flora
All Day; St. Andrews Episcopal Church

February 14-17: Madrona Fiber Arts Winter Retreat - 20th and Last Madrona

March 8: Program Andrea Hungerford, Author and Creative Director: By Hand: Making Communities Fiber Communities Around the Country

March 7-10: RAGS 25th Annual Wearable Art Sale

April 12: Program: David Paly, International Textile collector and expert: Ikat

May 10: Program: Lydia Christiansen: Abundant Earth Fiber. Abuntant Earth Fiber, a cottage mill on Whidbey Island crafting small batches of yarn from Pacific Northwest breeds and domestic, non-superwash Merino. AEF products are thoughtfully sourced, scoured, carded and spun by us with devotion to our shared stewardship of land and wool.

May 31: Program: Flora Carlile-Kovacs—NunoFelting; Annual Picnic and installation of officers

May 31,June 1: Workshop: Flora Carlile-Kovacs—NunoFelting. (Friday afternoon, Saturday full day)

2019-2020 Tacoma Weavers Guild Programs

September 19: Program: David Paly—Textiles of the Andes.
Beginning of Year Catch Up; Summer Projects, Sheep to Shawl, ANWG Conference Report and Stories

October 11: Program: Janney Simpson—Deflected Doubleweave

October 12: Workshop: Janney Simpson—Deflected Doubleweave: Connections, Layers, and Pockets
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November 8: Program: Marilyn Romatka—Usbek Ikat: Personal Saga of Exceptional Cloth

December 13: Program: Holiday Potluck—Sheep to Shawl Raffle; Gift Exchange

January 10, 2020: Program: Deborah Silver—Split Shed Weaving

January 10, 11, 2020: Workshop: Deborah Silver—Split-Shed Tied Beiderwand
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February 14, 2020: Program: Anna Brones—The Art of Papercutting, with some hands-on play. Dog Daze Sale

February 14-17, 2020: Event: Red Alder (replaces Madrona Fiber Arts—downtown Tacoma)

March 13, 2020: Program: Carol James—Sprang: What's It All About—or, Stretchy Cloth Without Elastic, Long Before Knitting was Invented

March 12-15, 2020: Event RAGS

April 10, 2020: Program: Alissa Allen—Exploring Mushroom & Lichen Dyes of the Pacific Northwest

May 8, 2020: Program: Kris Abshire—Esoteric Cloth—A Weaver's Journey

June 12, 2020: Program: Annual Potluck Picnic; installation of officers

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