Join us for our Winter Social and Potluck! The December member meeting offers a chance to gather with fellow members and discuss your creative journey over the last year. The evening will kickoff with a potluck at 6pm, with setup [...]
WGM Exhibition: Looms, Belts and Hair Ribbons, Bags and Utility Cloths: Guatemalan Textiles from the Collection of Karen Searle Please check the calendar to ensure the floor loom classroom is free before visiting.
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 [...]
The Member Directory gives WGM members the option to share their information with other members. Information will be shared in an emailed document following the close of sign-up. To protect the privacy of our members, only those who have opted in will receive access to the Directory and contact [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
by Robin Stegner I’m weaving a table runner at the weavers’ hall in Aya Castle, Miyazaki, Japan. The couple shown manage the hall. They had warped the loom with linen prior to my arrival and provided the cotton warp. Pressing [...]
Ever wonder how cloth is made? Curious about the different types of tools and looms used to weave? This exhibit showcases the creations of members of the Weavers Guild of Minnesota with a specific focus on the equipment used to create [...]
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 [...]
Established weaver and WGM member Lucy Brusic won second place in a Juried art show sponsored by the Benedictine Center in Maplewood. Read more in the Park Bugle.