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Where do I get a loom? Check out this new and used loom list!

2017-12-19T09:06:28+00:00 December 19th, 2017|Interest Groups, NOW|

ARTICLES ON CONSIDERATIONS WHEN BUYING A WEAVING LOOM http://www.weavezine.com/content/how-buy-used-loom http://www.weavespindye.org/special-considerations-when-buying-a-used-loom http://www.ebay.com/gds/Buying-a-weaving-loom-/10000000004161039/g.html “Choosing the Perfect Loom”, Handwoven, September/October 2017, Pages 16-17. NEW FLOOR LOOM DEALERS Ashford www.foxglovefiber.com AVL Looms www.avlusa.com Gilmore Looms www.gilmorelooms.com Glimakra USA www.gilmakrausa.com Harrisville Designs www.harrisville.com Kessenich Loom [...]

A big thank you to Fiber Fair chairs Debbie and Ellen!

2017-12-05T08:51:45+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Fiber Fair|

Fiber Fair co-chairs Debbie Heilig and Ellen Richard would like to thank all the artists and volunteers for a successful Fiber Fair 2017. Shoppers and volunteers alike commented on the quality goods available and the beautiful displays. Final counts are [...]

WGM Weaving Instructor Chiaki O’Brien teams up with Minneapolis Foundation and Minneapolis Public Schools @mplsfoundation @MPS_News

2018-01-03T08:53:09+00:00 November 28th, 2017|News|

    To mentor Wellstone’s students, Co-Mission connected with Chiaki O’Brien, a local teaching artist who specializes in SAORI, a contemporary method of Japanese hand weaving. The beauty of SAORI is that there are no mistakes, and the individuality of each [...]

A holiday shopping opportunity brought to you by the dobby elves! 

2017-12-20T13:07:24+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Interest Groups|

  A holiday shopping opportunity brought to you by the dobby elves!  Available Monday, December 4 in the WGM shop, cotton towels with cute sayings on them, $35 apiece with all proceeds going to the Guild. In the spirit of [...]

In Memory of Paw Boh Htoo, Karen Weaving Circle Leader @ESFLibrary @MCBW1978

2017-11-22T10:41:35+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|News|

The Weavers Guild of Minnesota is so sad to hear of the passing of Paw Boh Htoo. She and fellow Karen Weaving Circle members recently visited the Weavers Guild of Minnesota along with WGM members Keith Pierce, Connie Latendresse and [...]

WGM Field Trip: Andrea Myklebust’s Black Cat Farmstead @old_ad_astra

2017-11-21T14:58:35+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Events|

Andrea Myklebust has invited fans of linen to visit her farm and studio in Stockholm, Wisconsin, on December 10, 2017, at 12 noon. It will be a hands-on flax visit, and Andrea will demonstrate linen processing and spinning.  She will [...]

2017 End of Year Letter from the Weavers Guild of Minnesota

2017-11-21T11:57:15+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Fundraising, News|

                  Thank you so much for your support of the Weavers Guild of Minnesota. WGM continues to offers over 150 classes, workshops and events annually taught by over 50 master instructors, serving [...]

Congratulations to WGM member Geri Retzlaff on her NEMAA win! @NemaaMN

2017-11-20T11:43:52+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Member News, News|

Congratulations to WGM member (and extraordinary volunteer!) Geri Retzlaff, whose weaving, “Juxtapose,” won the third place award in this year’s NEMAA (Northeast Minneapolis Art Association) 2017 AutumNE Member Art Show. The show was up for only a short time (Oct. [...]

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