I love the whole process of weaving and working with fabric. My first experience with weaving was with card and inkle weaving when I was in high school about 40 years ago. Even though I have woven much more complicated patterns with multiple harness weaving...Read More
The feature photo this month honors Janice Ford and her gorgeous fabric for a woven jacket constructed from her hand-dyed yarn. Her dyeing, weaving and sewing were an important part of her life and she was very talented at all three. An engineer by profession, Janice...Read More
The Mission of the Rocky Mountain Weavers’ Guild is to encourage excellence, to inspire creativity, and to preserve fiber traditions through education.
If you haven’t notified the registrar that you’d like to attend Sheila O’Hara’s gallery talk on March 16, please let Tina know as soon as you can. There are only a few spaces left in the last (2:10 p.m.) time slot. You have to be a member of the DAM or have a free pass from a member to do this–see the Programs and Workshops page for details.
This is different from Sheila O’Hara’s lecture in the Sharp Auditorium in the Hamilton Building at 10! That is open to nonmembers of the DAM. Sign in at 10; lecture at 10:30 a.m.Read More
Going to North Carolina this summer? Plan ahead!
Many of you will remember Edwina Bringle from Colorado Weavers Day 2012 (featured speaker) and the workshop with Elda Kohls last fall, when she became a member of RMWG. Edwina will have a retrospective exhibit in the Spruce Pine TRAC Gallery of The Toe River Arts Council. The Spruce Pine Gallery is located at 269 Oak Avenue, Spruce Pine, NC (828.765.0520).
Dates and Times: August 7 through September 20, 2014. Opening reception August 16, 5 to 7 p.m. Gallery hours: 10:30am to 5:00pm , Tuesday – Saturday.
More information (more details available later on): http://www.toeriverarts.org/exhibits-and-events-schedule/Read More
Colorado State Button Society Annual Show and Sale.
April 5-6, 2014 at the DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton Stapleton North
4040 Quebec Street, Denver
Saturday 11-7pm, Sunday 11-4
$5 entry works for both days.
Vintage and new buttons on display and for sale
9 National Dealers
The Silent Auction in January brought in $132 for the guild.
The yarn sale selling donated yarns brought in $171 totalling $323 for the guild.
Thank you to all of you who participated by donating and by buying! Plus, we were able to donate a lot of raw materials for the knitting group Ann Lederer’s group to use. Good Job, members!Read More
The Rocky Mountain Weavers Guild worked 182 hours at the 2014 National Western Stock Show. We got contact information from new people to let them know about our guild and our annual guild sale. With that many hours and all of those people coming by, I am confident that we have educated a great many people. Good Job to all Volunteers!
We have more opportunities coming up:
Broomfield Heights Middle School has asked us to do weaving with 2 classes of 6th graders. We have the plan set but can use volunteers to help execute it. We will train you, you just have to like kids! The date is Thursday, February 20th from 12:00 to 3:00 at the school. Contact Meri Moller, Outreach Coordinator
The Gathering of the Guilds will be held on Sunday, April 27th at the Boetcher Mansion. This is an opportunity so sell your wares. A cost of 15% of your proceeds is requested in lieu of a rental space. Admission is $5 and free to guild members. Many guilds participate. If you are interested, contact Meri Moller, Outreach Coordinator before February 17th.
Greenwood Village is having a 100 year celebration on Saturday, May 3rd from 11:00 – 2:00. They would like to have a weaver and a spinner to demonstrate at their event. The demo loom can be available for this. If you are interested contact Meri Moller, Outreach Coordinator.