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Get to Know Your WGM Board: Roberta Zeug Shell

2018-11-06T12:45:56+00:00 November 6th, 2018|Member Spotlight, Membership, News|

We asked members of the Weavers Guild Board about their weaving, spinning and dyeing journey. Read on to get to know Roberta Zeug Shell on a more personal–and creative–level.

ROBERTA ZEUG SHELL

Board Term: September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2019. Also serving as the chair of the Education Committee.

Member of WGM since: I first joined in 1978.

I am a: Weaver, specifically a shaft loom weaver.

Skills I bring to the WGM board: I am a passionate supporter of WGM’s Education Program; I also love spreadsheets.

How I came to join: I took the January Term program at WGM in 1978 with Suzanne Baizerman (Weaving), Lotus Stack (Spinning), and Connie Magoffin (Dyeing).

Loom of choice: I have an 8-shaft Glimakra and a 32-shaft Louet Megado

Current projects: Currently I’m reading/studying An Exaltation of Blocks by Rosalie Neilson.

Craft book I can’t live without: The Complete Book of Drafting for Handweavers by Madelyn van der Hoogt.

Best class I’ve ever taken: Stripes and Structures to Create Tantalizing Towels at WGM in 2013 with Donna Hanson.

Favorite place/site to buy supplies: Definitely Fiber Source! Online stores are Lone Star Loom Room for 20/2 mercerized cotton and Treenway Silks for silk.

Favorite thing about WGM:  I love the engagement and sense of ownership by the membership. I’m also a big fan of our staff, Karin and Betsy.