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.

The President’s Column

September 2021

Dear Members,

It is with great excitement that we move forward with our new year with the Weavers Guild of Miami Valley. We will be holding “Second Saturdays” at the Saint Mark’s Church in their basement where you can bring along items to work on and it will also be a time of learning, whether browsing our library or being involved in a demo with one of our experienced weavers. Our first Second Saturday meeting will be held Saturday 11, 2021. Bring your rigid heddle loom along and learn a method of warping it.

Our regular Meetings will continue to be held upstairs at the John Bryan Center in Yellow Springs on the second Tuesday of each month from 7 till 9pm. Our first meeting will be held on September 14.

We are looking forward to A Wool Gathering at Young’s Jersey Dairy on September 18 and 19 the setting up of our tent on Friday the 17th at 4pm. Please contact Carol Baugh to sign up to work and support our Guild’s booth and if you cannot give your time, do please plan to attend the event.

Refreshments Committee still has openings on months to volunteer to supply and serve refreshments at our regular meeting dates. The schedule is on the last page and contact the Editor, Ellen, about which month you would like to do so. September has opened up again! So I am looking forward to great fellowship with all of you and a time for sharing knowledge and laughter.

Virginia Moody
WGMV, President 2021 – 2022