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Join us September 12! Talk by Visiting Artist Susan Iverson

Fall Visiting Artist: Susan Iverson We are thrilled to welcome visiting artist Susan Iverson this month! Susan currently leads the American Tapestry Alliance and is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Craft and Material Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University's School of the Arts. [...]

2019-09-05T09:18:04+00:00 September 5th, 2019|artist talk, Events, member meetings, Workshops|

Federation 2018 Invite

Federation is a fun weekend retreat for all fiber artists. All weavers, spinners, knitters, dyers and more are welcome to join us. October 12-14 on Lake Carlos outside of Alexandria, MN. This year Maddy Bartsch, Director of the Three Rivers [...]

Please welcome WGM’s new Education Manager, Betsy Konop!

The WGM Education Search Committee is thrilled to announce that after a careful search, Betsy Konop of Portland, Oregon has accepted the position of Education Manager with the Weavers Guild of Minnesota and begins her new role at WGM on August [...]

Education at WGM (Update)

Convergence and Complex Weavers Attendees The Education Committee wants to hear from you. Be on the lookout for potential workshop instructors to visit WGM and teach. Send your suggestions to Connie LaTendresse and we’ll add it to our workshop ideas [...]

WGM at Hjemkomst!

This past weekend Melba Granlund traveled to Moorhead with one of the guild's warp-weighted looms to participate in the Scandinavian Hjemkomst & Midwest Viking Festival in Moorhead, Minnesota. The Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County and Nordic Culture Clubs [...]

WGM at Northeast Farmers Market @nefarmersmarket

Volunteer! Summertime farmers market opportunity. Volunteers needed to demonstrate at a neighborhood outreach event at the Northeast Farmers Market on Saturday, September 8. Spend some time with your WGM friends sharing what we do, and also take an opportunity to [...]

Fiber Fair, a Primer for newer members

Each month the Weavers Guild of Minnesota’s DRAFT recognizes new members. New members quickly learn about classes, Fiber Source, special interest groups, the library and member meetings. They may have heard mention of Fiber Fair, but may not understand what [...]

Join us for our next Member Meeting & Artist Lecture on June 14 with John Mullarkey!

Member Meeting Details Refreshments at 6:30pm Artist Talk at 7:00pm Member Show and Tell 8:00pm Textile Center auditorium What to Do with Bands What to do with all of those bands! - A review of the historical and contemporary uses [...]

2018-06-05T13:03:08+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Events, Membership, Programs|

What’s Spinning? Spinsters’ 5-card Draw

What’s Spinning? Spinsters’ 5-card Draw Judy Preckshot In case you didn’t already know, the Whorling Spinsters are a group of spinners who love to get together on the first Tuesday evening of the month to spin, learn new skills, and [...]

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