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.
October 2016 Workshop – Mud Cloth Dyeing 9:00 am
October 2016 Workshop – Mud Cloth Dyeing @ Hustead Fire Dept.
Oct 21 @ 9:00 am – Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm
The strikingly simple white design on black background cloth represents the serious artistic manner of communicating important cultural norms of village life in Mali, Africa. Learn about the traditional method of bogolanfini, dyeing cotton cloth with mud, as well as … Continue reading
October 2016 Meeting – Bogolanfini (Mali) Mud Cloth Dyeing by Judy Dominic 7:00 pm
October 2016 Meeting – Bogolanfini (Mali) Mud Cloth Dyeing by Judy Dominic @ John Bryan Community Center
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Journey to Mali, Africa via digital images, stories, song and dance, and find out about the wonderfully rich dyeing tradition of bogolanfini. Then hear about its transformation in Harrison, Ohio. An abundance of samples will be available to enrich the … Continue reading