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Introducing the Community Read: The Golden Thread: How Fabric Changed History

The votes are in! Introducing the first Community Read, as nominated and voted on by you. The Golden Thread: How Fabric Changed History by Kassia St. Clair "All textiles begin with a twist. From colourful 30,000-year old threads found on the [...]

“Weaving Techniques of Guatemala” February 13

“Weaving Techniques of Guatemala” presented by Karen Searle Thursday, February 13; 6:30pm presentation; 5:30pm, social At WGM Join fiber artist and expert Karen Searle for a presentation on the weaving techniques of Guatemala, with slides, discussion, and plenty of samples [...]

Artist Talk & Book Signing with Margaret Stump, Pin Loom Weaver

Artist Talk & Book Signing with Margaret Stump, Pin Loom Weaver Sunday, January 26: 1-2pm at WGM Meet the expert on Pin Loom Weaving, Margaret Stump! MInnesota's Margaret Stump has been a pin loom weaver ever since her mother brought home [...]

Congrats, Mary Skoy!

Congrats Mary Skoy, winner of Textile Center's Spun Gold award From Textile Center: "Established in 1999, the Spun Gold Awards honor artists and advocates for lifetime dedication to Textile Center and fiber art." Read more, here---> In addition to the volunteer hours she puts [...]

2019-12-02T16:10:14-06:00December 2nd, 2019|Member News, News|

Heather MacKenzie “Encrypted Textiles”

Encrypted Textiles Minneapolis artist Heather MacKenzie practices hand weaving and experiments with encrypted woven storytelling. She regards woven textiles as sensual while simultaneously embedding them with complex mathematical information. KFAI’s Dixie Treichel produced this audio portrait. https://soundcloud.com/minneculture/encrypted-textiles Heather's work can be [...]

2019-06-03T13:42:48-06:00June 3rd, 2019|Exhibits, Member News, News|

WGM Annual Member Meeting & Board Vote, May 16

WGM ANNUAL MEETING Thursday, May 16, 2019 6:30pm Socialize/potluck supper 7pm Business/Program in the Textile Center auditorium All Weavers Guild of Minnesota members are invited to attend our annual meeting and potluck on Thursday May 16. This is a great [...]

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