Special Interest Study Groups
DUE TO COVID MOST OF THE STUDY GROUPS ARE NOT MEETING ON A REGULAR BASIS. FOR INFORMATION ABOUT THEIR MEETINGS, YOU CAN CONTACT Linda Nickel
As space can be limited and arrangements sometimes change, it’s important to check with the contact person for a group if you would like to participate. We love to see new faces and fresh ideas.
Our purpose is to inspire each other to be more creative. Bring your latest fiber arts project to work on or show off your latest creation. Our meeting are a good place to get inspiration for a new project or a reason to pull out an old project and complete it. We meet at 10 am the second Wednesday of the month at different members homes. Contact: Pat Mitchell for more information.
Weavers tend to be a rather tactile and self reliant group, and so handspinning often exerts its pull on us at some point or another. Ann Pierson hosts this meeting group the second Monday of the month. Please email Ann Pierson for meeting time and directions.
Inkle means ribbon or tape. These narrow woven bands have so many uses and pattern possibilities. Join us and show off your weaving prowess, build your skills and enjoy the camaraderie. We meet every Friday from 1:30 to 3:30 pm at Yarnworks 4113 NW 13 Street, Gainesville. If you’re interested in inkle weaving, please join us. Contact Janean Easley If you plan to join us. Phone (727-455-6124).
A number of our members are available to mentor others on a one-to-one basis. Please email Ann Pierson or announce your desire at a meeting and we’ll find someone to help.
Tapestry weaving is perhaps one of the most potentially mobile and inexpensive ways to begin weaving. Along with personal projects, this group sometimes works collaboratively to create pieces to exhibit in the larger weaving community on state and national levels. This group is headed by the always energetic and highly skilled Sidsel Moreb and meets once a month. To join, please contact us for details.
Is there a group missing that you think should be here? Attend a meeting and offer to host one.
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If you wish to donate weaving or spinning items, books or supplies to the guild itself, please contact Sidsel Moreb, thank you!