It's our last meeting before summer break. Members who received a workshop scholarships will share their experiences and tell us all about what they learned. Presentations will be followed by our annual Member Fashion Show! So bring your wearable creations and get ready to strut down the catwalk.
Northern Colorado Weavers Guild
". . . how comforting to be engaged in the creation of artifacts for which the demand is — as far as I can see — infinite" — Elizabeth Zimmerman, The Opinionated Knitter
Happy New Year everyone! I hope you all enjoyed the Spiral Hat Class with Jonathan Berner of MJ Yarns. I absolutely love MJ Yarns and can't wait to see the pictures of the workshop and completed hats at show & tell.
We have four meeting left and two more workshops before we end the 2017-2018 guild year. On February 3rd, our very own Lori Welch will teach us all about her love of creating needle-felted animals. In March, Jennifer Moore will be here for a two & half day workshop on double weave. In April, Lynn Cornelius will teach us Strategies for Weaving a Creative Life. And finally, in May we will have our member fashion show, scholarship presentations, and end of the year potluck.
We still have room in the following workshops so sign up soon! Click here to register for a workshop.
March 3, 4, & 5 - Jennifer Moore Double Rainbow weaving workshop: 6 spots left
April 7 - Lynn Cornelius Strategies for Weaving a Creative Life workshop: 24 spots left
It's early this year! The Annual Member-to-Member sale is Saturday, November 4th, after the general meeting. Bring your finished items, roving, magazines and books, equipment and other items you’d like to sell to your fellow guild members. All sales are between the buyer and seller – the Guild does not have a financial stake in this activity.
If you want to participate, please contact our Vice Presidents, Linda Sanden and/or Judy Plows. Tell us whether you want a full or a half-table to display your wares.
Vice President Contact form - or you can contact them via personal emails listed in the directory.
See you on Saturday!
October Guild Meeting - Saturday, October 7, 2017
Jill Graham, Master Spinner with the Handweaver's Guild of America, is coming to Northern Colorado this October. She will present a program on “Controlling Color while Spinning Roving.” Jill is an alchemist at heart who loves to design and create yarn using animal and plant fiber while dying with flowers, mushrooms and insects. She writes for Spinoff, PLY Magazine, and Handwoven Magazine.
On Sunday, October 8th, Jill is teaching a full-day Spinning for Roving Color Control workshop. Check out the flier and sign up soon!
Location: Laughing Lamb Fibers, 546 8th Ave, SE, Unit A5, Loveland
September is finally here (well, almost) and so begins Northern Colorado Weavers Guild's 44th year of operations. We have a new meeting location this year.
First Baptist Church of Loveland
1003 W 6th St
Loveland, CO 80537
Our first meeting of the year is a Welcome Back potluck and slide show of members’ summer activities. See you all there!
Welcome to the Northern Colorado Weavers Guild's 43rd annual juried fiber art exhibit. This show features fiber art from near and far with pieces representing fiber media of all types, including weaving, spinning, dyeing, basketry, sculpture, felting, quilting, knitting, crocheting and embroidery. Exhibit opens May 12 and runs through June 17, 2017. The Art Center of Estes Park Gallery located at 517 Big Thompson Ave., Estes Park,CO will host this years exhibit, and is open daily from 10:00am to 5:00pm. The opening reception is Saturday May 13, from 2:00 - 5:00pm. There will be a gallery talk by the juror Lynn Cornelius and the Awards presentation at 2:30pm.
Please come and see the creations of 31 artists from Colorado and states beyond. You will be awed by the talent and creativity.