AGM Voting for 2017-18 Executive Show and Tell: Bring all challenge projects, featured study group project, and other recently completed items. Stash Sale: Bring fibre, books or equipment that you no longer use. Please price and sell your own items
Venue: Brentwood Library Building, 1229 Clarke Rd, Brentwood Bay Join us for the annual joint meeting with the Deep Cove Weavers and Spinners Guild, featuring Jane Stafford as the speaker. Deep Cove is hosting this year. The meeting will be
Salt Spring Island felt-maker Laurie Steffler will return to the guild, having presented to us five years ago. According to Laurie, “much has changed” about felt-making since then. She is presenting a number of workshops at the ANWG conference —
This year’s Ruth Anstey lecturer is renowned tapestry weaver Jane Kidd. Jane’s work has been exhibited in shows around the world and is found in many provincial and national public and private art collections. There will be no regular meeting,
Lorelei Sommer will share her experiences—and the project she created—in the Master Spinner Program.
January: Kiltmaker Steve Ashton will kick off our 2017 programming with a presentation about custom kilt-making, along with the history, design and weaving of tartan fabrics.
December: No regularly scheduled meeting. Instead, please join us for the annual guild Christmas party on Thursday, Dec. 8 at the Gordon Head Lawn Bowling Club. Bring a potluck item, a serving spoon/fork, and your place setting. We will have
November General Meeting: Guild member, and master spinner, Liz Hammond-Kaarremaa will make a presentation Coast Salish Spinning: Looking for Twist, Finding Change Coast Salish textiles are masterpieces of sophisticated weaving and spinning techniques, but they have been the subject of
Did you know the VHWSG has a permanent collection of fibre arts pieces? At the October general meeting, collection curator, and guild member, Jean Betts will make a presentation about the collection and its history. She’ll also bring some important
Fall is almost here, and that means it’s time for the Guild’s annual Saanich Fall Fair Show-and-Tell. Bring your fair submissions and ribbons to display and discuss at our September meeting. If you didn’t enter the Saanich Fair, feel free