"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.

Spindle, Shuttle, and Dyepot Article

Posted by on Feb 20, 2017 in News

Donna Brown and Janet Bare have authored an article for the current issue (Spring 2017) of Spindle, Shuttle, and Dyepot (the Handweavers Guild of America main publication for members) about the Natural Dye Garden Project. Entitled “Growing a Dye Garden,” it has some lovely photographs contributed by Donna Brown, Janet Bare and Cathy Jacobus. There are copies in the guild library.

About the Dye Garden

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Lecture at Shaver-Ramsey Fine Rugs–CANCELLED

Posted by on Feb 16, 2017 in News

Shaver-Ramsey Fine Rugs CANCELLED–may be rescheduled at a later date.


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Hemp Artists Still Needed

Posted by on Feb 16, 2017 in News

A Call to All Hemp Fiber Artists”!
We have been contacted by the Rocky Mountain Society of Botanical Artists (RMSBA) to participate in their upcoming “Cannabis: A Visual Perspective” exhibit. This exhibit is to take place in April of 2017 to showcase works made with cannabis (which in our forum would be hemp fiber). Created works have an opportunity to be offered for sale after the exhibit. Hemp fiber used for making garments and textiles would be a welcome addition to the art images at the exhibit. The RMSBA has reached out to our guild for exhibitors for this upcoming event and we wanted to pass on this opportunity to all members that work with this fiber. Please reach out to our Outreach Coordinator for the contact details for this event at outreach@rmweaversguild.org.

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February Shuttle Scuttle Brings Hearts and Flowers

Posted by on Feb 8, 2017 in News

Click here: http://www.rmweaversguild.org/2017 Shuttle Scuttle Issues.

Or click on “Current Issues” in the right side menu.

Our president, Mary Ullmer, sends out the new password for the current year with her email announcing the newsletters. You will have to enter it to get to any of the password-protected pages, including the newsletter and yearbook pages. If you have mislaid her email (look in your spam folder!) or you have trouble opening a password-protected page, please let me know (webmaster@rmweaversguild.org).

We’ve started a new page for the 2017 issues. To find last year’s Shuttle Scuttles, go to Newsletters and click on 2016 Shuttle Scuttles, or click here.

Note: Sally Kuhn, our yearbook editor, has prepared a new update to the 2016-17 yearbook. Look for it under the Yearbook link.

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Warm Hearts for Warm Hearth Event

Posted by on Feb 8, 2017 in News

SOAR Colorado is a local chapter that supports Armenian weavers/artists who have either mental or physical disabilities. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ColoradoSOAR/

Get Your Tickets Now!
Warm Hearts for Warm Hearth
When: Feb. 18, 6-9 p.m.

What: The Society for Orphaned Armenian Relief presents our annual fund-raiser, featuring live classic rock music, a caricature artist, raffle prizes, silent auction, heavy apps, drinks and more. And enjoy art from the Warm Hearth residents.

Where: Posner Center for International Development, 1031 33rd St., Denver

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