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April Showers Bring Lovely Shuttle Scuttle

Posted by on Apr 11, 2018 in News

To find the current Shuttle Scuttle, click here: http://www.rmweaversguild.org/2018-shuttle-scuttles/ .

Or click on “2018 Shuttle Scuttle Issues” in the right side menu.

The current (new for 2017-2018) password is in the email that our president, Annie Coyne, sends out to announce that the newsletter is on line. 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). You can also send email to president@rmweaversguild.org, which goes to Annie.

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RMWG 65th BLUE SAPPHIRE JUBILEE MAY LUNCHEON

Posted by on Apr 6, 2018 in News

RMWG 65th BLUE SAPPHIRE JUBILEE MAY LUNCHEON

SATURDAY, May 19, 2018
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Pinehurst Country Club
6255 W. Quincy Ave. Denver, Co 80235

Please join us for this fun-filled day. We will have a short business meeting, installation of officers and then the fun! We will begin with a presentation from Elizabeth Johnston on “Textiles and the Warp-Weighted Loom: From the Bronze Age to the Present” , a buffet brunch (featuring breakfast & lunch), a fashion show – with prizes, the president’s challenge (a vessel made of any fiber), and tables sharing what our study groups and workshops were up to this year are all part of the fun! Then after brunch, we will be entertained by Martha Owen and her banjo with “Sheep and Wool in Song and Story” And best of all– DOOR PRIZES!!!! All for the great price of $25.00

You must purchase your ticket before May 14, as the venue needs a count of attendees on that date! Hurry! No walk-ins will be allowed on May 19!

Link to Attendance form for May Luncheon. Mailing instructions are on the form.

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Colorado Weavers Day 2018

Posted by on Mar 29, 2018 in News

Colorado Weavers Day 2018 celebrates The Joy of Fiber!
Date: Saturday, May 12, 2018
Location: The Ranch, McKee 4-H Building, Loveland, CO

Colorado Weavers Day is a full day event with seminars to spark Creativity & Joy in the Fiber Arts.
Everyone is WELCOME!
No weaving experience required

  • 2 Keynote Speakers
  • 6 Presenters
  • Lunch
  • Refreshments
  • Guild Displays

Postcard: CWD 2018 Postcard
Website: www.nocoweaversguild.org/cwd (may not be available yet)

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RMWG Reference Library Open House April 21

Posted by on Mar 28, 2018 in News

“What is behind those locked doors?”

RMWG Reference Library Open House – After the April 21st meeting – 1 to 3 pm
One huge bookcase contains only woven samples! Cross Country Weavers, Foothills Guild, Marian Hoskinson’s sample collection, Rainbow Weavers, Sixteens Study Group, Robin and Russ’s Warp and Weft, Malin Selander’s Swedish Swatches and more! If there is a weave structure you would like to see a woven sample of, chances are we have one.
We were fortunate to have obtained the fiber library of Kathryn Wertenberger in 2002. Since then we have had a substantial number of items donated by Marian Hoskinson. Kathryn was a former technical editor for Handwoven magazine, a weaving teacher and an early member of Complex Weavers, an international organization. Marian was one of the founding members of Complex Weavers. Marian had one of the earliest computer controlled looms which she kept in working order and eventually donated to CSU’s fiber department. In addition to the generosity of Marian and Kathryn, multiple members of the Foothills Guild have donated their sample notebooks.
The April open house can only serve as an introduction because many of the items require study and quiet time. The Library does have a black and white copier for use at 5 cents a page or you are free to take pictures. Because this library has been set up as a Reference library, nothing leaves the area.

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Navajo Weaving–Behind the Scenes at the DMNS

Posted by on Mar 26, 2018 in News

Denver Museum of Nature and Science: An Exploration of Navajo Weaving

Saturday, April 28: 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.:
An Exploration of Navajo Weaving

http://www.dmns.org/learn/adults/after-hours/an-exploration-of-navajo-weaving/

and

Saturday, April 28, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.:
Behind the Scenes: An In-Depth Look at Navajo Textiles

http://www.dmns.org/learn/adults/after-hours/behind-the-scenes-an-in-depth-look-at-navajo-textiles/

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Colorado Weavers Day 2018

Posted by on Mar 25, 2018 in News

Colorado Weavers Day 2018 celebrates The Joy of Fiber!
Date: Saturday, May 12, 2018
Location: The Ranch, McKee 4-H Building, Loveland, CO

Colorado Weavers Day is a full day event with seminars to spark Creativity & Joy in the Fiber Arts.
Everyone is WELCOME!
No weaving experience required

  • 2 Keynote Speakers
  • 6 Presenters
  • Lunch
  • Refreshments
  • Guild Displays

Postcard: CWD 2018 Postcard
Website: www.nocoweaversguild.org/cwd (may not be available yet)

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