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 “Choosing the Perfect Loom”, Handwoven, September/October 2017, Pages 16-17. NEW FLOOR LOOM DEALERS Ashford AVL Looms Gilmore Looms Glimakra USA Harrisville Designs 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|

Interest Groups – A great Way to Learn!

These member groups meet to discuss topics of specific interest or work on theme projects. They are open to all current WGM members. Participating in these groups is a great way for beginners–or experienced makers–to learn more about equipment and [...]

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