September was harvest time for our flax crops and some of the guild members have decidedly green thumbs! Our biggest challenge was drying the stalks after harvesting during that wet month. But on Sept. 23 a group of us met... View Article
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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
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
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
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 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
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