Events

Meetings

  1. January  19, 2019.  Sherrie demonstrated spinning cotton.

2.  March 16, 2019.  Locker Hooking with Pam Dyer at the Grange in Mancos.

3.  May 18, 2019.   Problem solving workshop.

4.  July 20, 2019.  Our annual picnic will be held at Ellie’s south of Durango

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5.  September 14, 2019.  A discussion and reports of our study groups.


6.  November 16, 2019.  Our annual Christmas Party.  Gift exchange and collection of service projects. 

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Shelter items

Special Interest Groups

  1. Wild Woolly Women of the West Spinning Guild.  They meet once a month on the last Saturday of the month at different locations.  Everyone is welcome.   You can find information at their blogsite:  http://wildandwoollywomen.blogspot.com/.
  2. Cortez Area Fiber Artists. This group meets on the third Sat. of the even numbered months from 9:00 to 1:00.  They meet in different locations and everyone brings a project to work on.  Fiber artists from Cortez, Mancos, Dolores, Yellow Jacket and elsewhere in the Cortez area are welcome.
  3. The New Mexico Fiber Group meets on the third Thursday of each month in Aztec.  This also includes Bloomfield, Farmington, Kirtland and surrounding areas.  Anyone interested in spinning, weaving and fiber arts in general is welcome.  Bring a project to work on.  
  4. Study Groups
  • Double Weave - Ann Kennedy
  • Deflected Double Weave - Elaine Bakkenson
  • Dyeing - Corey Heisler
  • Weaving for Clothing - Anne Worthington
  • Methods of Measuring a Warp and Dressing a Loom - Kathy Sehnert
  • Overshot - Shirley Haisman

      5.  Cricket Club

 Interested in learning more about rigid heddle weaving? The Cricket                   Club meets at Dancing Hooves Farm and Studio on the 2nd Friday of the month. Whether you know how to weave or not, you are invited to come. Bring your Cricket rigid heddle loom or other rigid heddle loom and join the club! If you do not have a loom you are welcome as well. We will be learning how to do different things on our looms and work on group projects as well as our own projects. We will be meeting from 1-4 on the 2nd Friday of the month. Call Karen Dearing for more details. 

Please refer to your membership list for email addresses and phone numbers. 

 

Guild Sponsored Events

At this time there are no Guild sponsored special events.  We will be sponsoring a workshop in 2020.  The Intermountain Weavers Conference will be held in Durango 2019 so we encourage you to sign up for one of their workshops.

Events 

Estes Park Wool Market    

June 2019

Estes Park, CO.  

www.estesnet.com/events/woolmarket.htm

Albuquerque Fiber Arts Fiesta  

May 2019
Expo New Mexico,  Albuquerque, NM 

For more information visit www.fiberartsfiesta.org.

Intermountain Weavers Conference 

July 2019

Ft. Lewis College, Durango, CO.  

For more information visit www.intermountainweavers.org.

Sheep is Life Celebration  

June 2019
Tsaile Campus, Navajo Nation

For more information visit www.navajolifeway.org

Salida Fiber Festival 2012

September 2019
Salida, Colorado

For more information visit www.salidafiberfestival.org

Taos Wool Festival 

October, 2019
Kit Carson Park, Taos, NM

For more information visit www.taoswoolfestival.org.

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