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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.

 

 

Dear member of the Weavers Guild of Miami Valley,

Hope your summer is going well. Just wanted to touch base with a few reminders:

Up-Coming Events

Clifton Gorge Music and Arts Festival – August 24 (Friday) and August 25 (Saturday) 2018 –
Contact Lois Pelekoudas if you are available to demonstrate any fiber art. <cpelekoudas@woh.rr.com

Lewisburg Bicentennial (1818-2018) – September 8, Saturday 12pm to 6pm, or Sunday 2018 – contact Ellen Ottoson
to discuss which day may be better if you can join her! Ellen can help with a costume. We will demo weaving and spinning (Saxony
and Great Wheel) <lwycombe@woh.rr.com>

Wool Gathering – September 15 and 16, 2018 – Being held at Young’s Dairy. Contact Carol Baugh to help participate. Don’t forget we
will be setting up the tent on Friday evening, September 14 at 6:30pm. It was suggested those who participated in “Iridescent Weaving”
hang their completed samples around the tent. I think all the colors would make a wonderful display and attract a lot of attention. Please
make arrangements with me to retrieve your piece before Friday, September 12. <carol-baugh@woh.rr.com>

Some programs for the next guild season 2018-2019
September 11 – Guild meeting and a Show & Tell of What we did over the Summer.
October 12 – Leslie Arendt and a show of Changes in Women’s Fashions 1600’s to 1900’s
November 9, 10, 11 – Robin Spady program and workshop “ Cutting Loose with Tied Weaves” Workshop is full!
December 11 – Holiday Party

Stay tuned for these fun events:
A Spin-In – perhaps in early August. Those interested please email me <carol-baugh@who.rr.com>
Dye Day – (the left-over dyes from Carol Leigh B.) perhaps in early September. Those interested get in touch with Ellen O.
<lwycombe@woh.rr.com>
70th Guild Anniversary – We will need to have a work day to put together displays for our public showings.
Yellow Springs Art Council Gallery Show – We are participating in June 2019 and need to work on this.

Enjoy and stay cool (if possible in this heat) – see you soon.

Carol Baugh
WGMV – President
2018-2019

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