FLAX!

April 11, 2017

Flax is a rather inconspicuous, thin stemmed plant that barely seems strong enough to support the gorgeous, sky blue flower it produces. But flax holds a secret: inside that spindly stem are fibers that have been used by man for... View Article

Nomadic Felts Class

March 28, 2017

Several Duluth Fiber and Handcrafters Guild Members participated in the March 2017 class taught by Mary Reichert.  How many of these “rugs” will end up on the floor!? Pictured above: (left to right) Cindy Hollis, Sarah Erickson, Abby Klema. Terry... View Article

Saori Weaving Class

May 10, 2016

Several Guild members recently participated in a Duluth Art Institute class under the encouragement of Japanese artist and instructor Chiaki O’Brien.

Fiber Skills Teacher Workshop

March 25, 2016

On Friday, March 5, the Guild hosted a workshop for the Northeast region art teachers. Guild members taught the teachers a number of easy dyeing, felting, and weaving projects that could be used for K-12 students.  After the hands on... View Article

By Member for Member

February 15, 2015

The first Saturday of February is the annual By Member – For Member Workshop Day.  This year, there were three exciting workshops. Marty taught Fair Isle Style Dyeing (space dyeing a lengthy skein of yarn for sock knitting.) Louise taught... View Article