//In the News

Member Heather MacKenzie featured in The American Scholar

Wow! Great feature on one of our members, Heather MacKenzie in The American Scholar. "Weaving became more of a language that I could speak than a skill that I possessed. I don’t primarily consider myself an image-maker. I get a lot [...]

2019-04-05T14:55:51+00:00 April 2nd, 2019|In the News, Member News, Membership|

Bid on Articles from Handspun wolf–to Benefit the International Wolf Center of Ely

This February 1st, there will be an online silent auction benefiting the International Wolf Center of Ely, MN www.wolf.org. Weavers Guild member Chillon Leach has initiated this fiber related portion with full support of the IWC staff (who also obtained [...]

2019-01-28T20:19:41+00:00 January 28th, 2019|Fundraising, In the News, News, Whorling Spinsters|

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 [...]

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 [...]

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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