Guild Meeting Information

MEETING SCHEDULE:

Meeting information is sent to guild members via the newsletter, usually email, but USPS delivery is still available upon request.  Contact us at topekahandweaversandspinners@gmail.com for more information.
Tuesday meetings are usually held at Old Prairie Town/Ward-Mead Park in Topeka. Saturday locations often in a member’s home, and varies.

Upcoming meetings, events:

Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 10 AM – 12 PM

Blending Fibers and Spinning Fancy Yarns

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Learn more about mixing & blending fibers that can be used to spin those unique yarns that are perfect for your project.

Saturday, March 16, 2019 (at Barbara B.’s)

Tuesday, March 19, 2019: Needle Felt a Landscape

Learn to needlefelt a 3×5″ landscape. Kits are available for $10 or you can bring a 3×5 piece of wool felt, foam and felting needles, and fiber that you would like to use.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019: Location TBD

Saturday, April 20, 2019: Warping options Location TBD

Lead by Dianne H.
Are you new to weaving and want to learn how to warp a loom with harnesses? Are you an experienced weaver who wants to learn new tricks for warping your loom? This meeting may be just what you’re looking for. We’ll be warping both front to back and back to front. What a treat right?! We’ll be warping looms to use in our July meeting on lace weaving.

 
Tuesday, May 18, 2019:  Bracelets on a Bow Loom
Saturday, May 21, 2019: Location TBD

Resource:
Romatka, Marilyn. Creative Crafts of the World. Taproot Folkarts, 2012.

Supply List

#5 or #8 perle cotton in several colors-10 to 20 yards per bracelet
Size 6/0 seed beads or square beads in several colors—80 to 100 per bracelet
4-ft long, ¼-inch diameter dowel or bamboo rod-one per student with a few extras
Tapestry needles
Crewel Needles-sharp with large eyes
Dental floss threaders-the blue plastic kind
Large paper clips
Duct tape
Sponge
Scissors for cutting the sponge and thread
Bracelet clasps (optional)

June 15, 2019: Picnic
Who is hosting? – TBD
 
July – Lace Weaving
Lead by Dianne H.
August – Paper Making (Tricia W) – Location: Lois H. home (Saturday only)
September – Book Making (Tricia W) – location TBD (Saturday only)

 

Past meetings page/blog

 

 

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