Guild News

Shetland Blanket Drawing

June 12, 2017

Those who participated in creating the Shetland blanket were invited to enter their name in a drawing to win the blanket. The drawing was held last Saturday during spinning group and Nancy Johnston was the lucky winner of the beautiful... View Article

New Felting Study Group

May 12, 2017

A Felting Study group has been formed, with the premier meeting on May 10, 2017. Future meetings will be held 4th Monday of each month from 5-7 at the Studio. Summer 2017  dates are as follows;   May 22nd,  June... View Article

Flax Project Update

May 1, 2017

Despite the gorgeous weather outside, we had an awesome turnout for Bruce Engebretson’s presentation on flax.  We were all amazed to see him turn straw into the most beautiful, long line flax fiber I have ever seen, and we’re definitely primed to... View Article

Last Membership List of the Year

May 1, 2017

Yup, it’s that time again — summer (well, maybe not quite summer, but close enough!).  Time for us all to get busy on projects and gardens and travels and whatever else the warmer weather brings!  We won’t have any meetings... View Article

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

Spinning Group Projects

April 11, 2017

The spinning group had so much fun with the Shetland Blanket Project — and the results were so beautiful — that we’ve initiated another project, this one with a locally grown, champaign colored alpaca fleece from Mac and Ann McKercher’s... 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

Membership List Available

March 6, 2017

Attention Members: Do you want a copy of the completely new and updated membership list with contact information for absolutely everyone who is a member of the DFHG?  Please contact Louise Young at nuedi@live.com and she’ll be happy to send you... View Article

By Member for Member 2017

February 7, 2017

Members of the Duluth Fiber and Handcrafters Guild gathered together on Saturday, February 4 for a fun day of small, informal member-taught classes.  This year’s classes included: Paint a Picture in Wool with Dawn Bendiske SAORI-style Art Weaving with Kathy... View Article

Another Successful Sale

December 6, 2016

Thanks to all who shopped, created and sold beautiful items, and volunteered! The 2016 Fiber Fair and Sale was a great success.