"Extending Our Fiber Connections"

The Mission of the Rocky Mountain Weavers’ Guild is to encourage excellence, to inspire creativity, and to preserve fiber traditions through education.

Help Needed for August Event

Posted by on Jul 28, 2015 in News

My name is Oksana Bantley. I am a member of Ukrainians of Colorado non profit organization that unites Ukrainians and promotes traditions. We will hold Ukrainian Independence Day celebration on August 23rd and would like someone to teach children’s and adults weaving that day . I would like to talk to someone how to arrange it and will be grateful as Ukrainians have long tradition of different weaving technics .
Thank you, you can also call me at 303-746-2053.

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Summer Shuttle Scuttle is Ready!

Posted by on Jul 15, 2015 in News

The Summer Shuttle Scuttle is ready for viewing!

Click on Newsletter in the right-hand menu, or Current Issues if you want to get to it more directly.

Or just click here: http://www.rmweaversguild.org/2014-2015-Shuttle-Scuttle-Issues
You may have to enter the current password, which was sent to current members in October, and is sent out with the e-blast email from the president each month when she announces the newsletter.

Don’t miss the special summer welcome from our new president! You can find it from this link, or from the one with the list of newsletters above.

The deadline for the September Shuttle Scuttle is August 23rd.

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How to Sell Your Work at the Fiber Arts Sale

Posted by on Jul 6, 2015 in News

Learn about how to participate in the fiber arts sale!
Everything you want to know about the sale, and have been too shy to ask!

Go to the August 1st member gathering to discuss the sale and how to enter items and to get questions answered.

It’s at 1:00 p.m. at Jo Ann Patterson-Lavely’s house, 2733 West Long Dr. Unit D, Littleton, CO 80120.

Call JoAnn for more information, or send email to sale@rmweaversguild.org.

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Cochineal: The Red that Colored the World

Posted by on Jun 30, 2015 in News

The International Folk Art Museum in Santa Fe, New Mexico has a special exhibit telling the story of cochineal.

The Red that Colored the World
In the Hispanic Heritage Wing & Cotsen galleries
May 17 through September 13, 2015

The exhibition is not restricted to folk art and will include manuscripts, paintings, sculpture, textiles and furniture from pre-Columbian and Spanish Colonial Mexico, Peru and New Mexico; European Hotel Santa Fepaintings, textiles and clothing; and textiles from Asia, India and the Middle East, along with selections from the collection at the Museum of International Folk Art.

More information: http://www.internationalfolkart.org/exhibitions/current.html

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Textiles at the Botanic Garden

Posted by on Jun 30, 2015 in News

As well as Deborah Butterfield’s outdoor exhibit “The Nature of Horses” (Saturday, May 23, 2015 to Sunday, October 18, 2015), the Denver Botanic Garden (York Street) has an exhibit of horse-related textiles.

Be sure to see it too!
Broken: Horse-Riding Textiles
Saturday, May 9, 2015 to Sunday, August 9, 2015
“Broken: Horse-Riding Textiles” explores select designs and styles of horse-related textiles from around the world.

More information: http://www.botanicgardens.org/exhibits/indoor/broken-horse-riding-textiles

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