Sunday, July 11 - Dye Day - 10 am til done
At Franklin, JRH,
Bring gloves, color inspiration picture, animal fiber, lunch
Saturday, June 12th - Finish Planning for FiberFest. Bring your lunch.
Saturday, May 15th - 9:30 am - Noon in our new Franklin Jr High room!. Rebecca Howe on Shave Em to Save Em Rare Breed.
Saturday, April 17th - Garage Sale, 9:30 am - Noon
At Franklin!!! Masks required!
This is to be an election year, so will present names for office to be voted on in May
Saturday,March 13th -- 9:30 am (9 for gathering) Beginning Weaving with Tom Knisely, video via Zoom.
Saturday, Feb 13 -- 9:30 am (9 for gathering) - Present the Guild Challenge on double weave and talk about it
Saturday, Jan 16 -- 1:00 pm (change) - Ply Split Braiding with Linda Hendrickson
Zoom to Portland! Good to watch before then,
Making the cords: https://youtu.be/JOpomKQe5Oc
Tuesday, Dec 8th - Having Adah Lesham demonstrate back to front warping and why it is done
and Cindy Griese/Kathy Sturtevant demonstrate front to back and why that one is done.
Pro’s and Con’s to both. Another zoom meeting
Tuesday, Nov. 10th - Fiber Prep. We will discuss carding fleece with various tools and get into
carding with colors. Potential a zoom presentation as well. Cindy Griese will discuss
hand carding and blending board, Sue Crawford with talk about combs and Cherie
Maxson will discuss the drum carder.
Bring in hand made scarves, hats, and socks for donations to be determined. If we do
not meet in person we will set up a drop off day at Franklin.
Tuesday, Oct. 13th - Our project for the year will be to do a double weave. We will start with a
weave along to talk about the pattern, the fiber and how to get started warping you
loom. This can be for a 4 harness and rigid heddle as well, we will discuss both options
and have a presentation on both. This will be via zoom. We will meet back via zoom Oct
27th to see if anyone needs more direction and just discuss how it is going.
Tuesday, Sept. 8th - Garage Sale to be held outside in the Franklin Parking lot 9:30 - noon.(Rain
date Saturday Sept 12th) Have items marked you will sell out of your own vehicle so
bring a table if you need it. Have your own change and wear a mask.
Was to be: "Everyone bring at least one thing for the Urbandale Library display. If you would like
to sell it put a price on it as well as your name and number. Urbandale Library would like
you to donate at least 10% of the sale to the library."
Since the library is closed to the public through September at the earliest, the display will be a virtual one. Everyone should be sending Cheri, email@example.com ;photos of their work, with a description by September 4. She will compile a file for the library to display them on Instagram, and they will make signs with the photos for the Story Walk they have around the pond behind the library! Can still sell as above.
Wednesday, July 29th Sit & Spin Together 10 am - 12
Gather outside in the shade at Franklin and sit and spin, weave or just talk. If you can not social distance please wear your mask. Bring your own chairs and find a spot.
Tuesday, July 14th Zoom Together 9:30 am
Members will get an email!
Tuesday, June 9th ~ Potluck at Noon -- Moved to Zoom -- Success!
Members will get an email!
Tuesday, May 12th ~ Evening Meeting 6:30 - 9:00 pm, Meeting, Show and tell the
challenge end project ~ Program by Rebecca Howe on Shave Em, Save Em Rare
Breeds - CANCELLED
Saturday, April 25th: 9:00 - 4:00 Fiber Arts Celebration - need volunteers for various positions for this. Postponed [at least]
Friday, April 24th: 5:00 - 8:00 Fiber Arts Celebration Preview - will need volunteers for various posts for this. Cancelled
Tuesday, April 14th 9:30-2 PM~ Meeting, Show & Tell ~ Garage Sale and finalize plans for Fiber Arts Celebration. Cancelled meeting, postponed Garage Sale.
Sunday, March 22th, 1-4 PM ~ Fiber day, bring your knitting, spinning wheel, rigid heddle. CANCELED
looms or whatever you are working on and work away with fiber minded people.
Demonstration on double beam loom!
Tuesday, March 10 ~ Meeting, Show & Tell ~ Program from the HGA on Marian Powell's shadow weave. NEW!
Sunday, February 23, 1-5, Fiber Day:Twining. Program by Shari Janssen
Tuesday, February 11th ~ Meeting, Show & Tell ~ Program by Cherie Maxson, Library
Study (going thru our samples and what our library has to offer)
Tuesday, January 28, 9:30 - 3:00, Fiber Day: Missy Gilje will be talking about warping a multicolor yarn for planned pooling to mimic Ikat fox shape
Tuesday, January 14th ~ Meeting, Show & Tell ~ Program by Cherie Maxson on
Spinning Bast Fibers