Workshops Upcoming and Previous Guild-Sponsored Workshops
Fiber to Fabric

Upcoming Workshops

Workshops might be cancelled or changed due to unforeseen circumstances.

Bead Tapestry Crochet Workshop - November 12, 2022
Carol Ventura will discuss how tapestry crochet differs around the world while participants tapestry crochet a basket with a beaded design at Vanderbilt's Sarratt Studio.

London England based knitwear designer, Joan Murray - January 21, 2023
Zoom event in collaboration with Sunshine Weaving and Fiber Arts and Getty Music “Sing” events.

Pattern Weaving Workshop - February 18-19, 2023
This round robin workshop features 10-20 warped looms, each with a different pattern. Participants submit a pattern in advance and bring a loom warped with that pattern to the workshop. When the workshop concludes, participants will have a collection of pattern samples they've woven and a notebook of drawdowns. The workshop is free for guild members and is usually held in February. In 2023 it will be in Bellevue at the River Plantation Clubhouse.

Sample from a pattern workshop.

Linen Spinning and Silkworm to Silk Fabric with Cassie Dickson - March 18-19, 2023
This spinning workshop will take place at Vanderbilt's Sarratt Studio.

Rosepath Rag Runners - April 15-16
JoEL Loguiduce will lead this workshop in Bellevue at the River Plantation Clubhouse.

Overshot Workshop - May 6-7, 2023
Ann Marie Mullen will teach overshot in Bellevue at the River Plantation Clubhouse.

Mini-workshops and single-day events are frequently planned that relate to meeting topics. For details and registration information contact the pattern workshop chairperson via Additional workshops will be announced throughout the year.

Weavers at work in a workshop.

Previous Guild-Sponsored Workshops

Our Swedish Heritage - Debbie Todhunter
Extreme Warp Makeovers - Robyn Spady
Garments from "Weftovers" - Daryl Lancaster
Historic Coverlets and American Textile Traditions - Sigrid Piroch
Tapestry Weaving - Martha Christian
Kumihimo: The Ancient Art of Japanese Braiding - Ethel Kawamura
Treadling Variations -Sharon Alderman
The Big Twill - Bonnie Inouye
Garment Construction for Handwovens - Alison Dennis
Thick 'n Thin Plus Huck - Madelyn van der Hoogt
Basketmaking - Beth Hester
Paddle Warping - Sallie Guy
Moorman Technique - Nancy Granner
Overshot - Vickie Tardy
Color and Weave - Vickie Tardy
Swedish Drall - Joanne Hall
Color Blending - Jan Friedman
Painted Warps - Jan Frie

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