The Weavers Guild of Miami Valley, Inc. was organized in 1949 to promote interest in handweaving. Today the Guild is a non-profit, educational organization promoting handweaving, handspinning and the textile arts. The Guild offers educational programs in fiber techniques and processes and encourages artistic awareness and excellence in the textile crafts through lectures, discussions, exhibits, workshops and demonstrations.
OCTOBER ITEMS OF INTEREST (See links in Calendar below)
- PROGRAM: Mud Cloth Dyeing – Bogolanfini Dyeing from Mali – October 21st
- WORKSHOP: Same – October 22
- CONFERENCES: If you are interested in going to the MIDWEST WEAVERS CONFERENCE in June 2017 at Butler University in Indianapolis, and if you are not members, you can go to the website, <midwestweavers.org> and join for $10. If you do this by October 15 you will get a printed copy of the schedule through the mail. After the 15th, you will have to get the information online. To go to the conference, you do have to join the organization. This $10 fee has to be paid every 2 years to keep your membership.
February 2017 Meeting – Suffragette in Stitches with Katherine Durack 7:00 pm
February 2017 Meeting – Suffragette in Stitches with Katherine Durack @ John Bryan Community Center
Feb 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Suffragette in Stitches — Katherine Durack presents a trunk show of knit & crochet done while at Suffrage meetings as women fought for their rights to vote.