New and Occasional Weavers (NOW) Group Meeting: November 10

New and Occasional Weavers (NOW) Group Meeting: Crackle Weave—with Lucy Brusic Sunday, November 10 in the WGM Spinning room, 1 to 2:30pm The structure Crackle (thought to resemble the crackling on some pottery glazes) was the name given by Mary [...]

2019-10-23T10:12:31-06:00October 23rd, 2019|Interest Groups, NOW, Opportunities|

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 [...]

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

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

The NOW (New and Occasional Weavers) and Fine Threads Meeting 10/8

Chenille – Oct. 8 The NOW (New and Occasional Weavers) and Fine Threads interest groups are meeting together at 1pm on October 8 to talk about weaving with chenille yarns.  Chenille looks like a heavier yarn, even though it has [...]

2017-09-20T13:43:42-06:00September 20th, 2017|Interest Groups, NOW|
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