Guild News

Felting Study Group

January 15, 2019

The felting study group met on January 10 to create felted vessels. The vessels incorporated plant matter including lichen, hydrangeas, Birch bark, Yellow Dock, marigolds and other dried flowers.

Yahoo! Email Group to be replaced

November 7, 2018

In early 2019 we will be shutting down the Yahoo! email group (DFHGUILD@yahoogroups.com) and replacing it with a Groups.io email.  The Yahoo! Groups platform is no longer supported and becoming increasingly unreliable.  It also no longer allows us to send... View Article

Holiday Fair and Sale

October 25, 2018

Mark your calendars!  The annual Fiber Guild Holiday Fair & Sale will be held on Saturday, November 17, 2018. New for 2018, we are joining forces with the Duluth Art Institute for their HoliDAI sale.  In addition to unique, handcrafted... View Article

Linen Weaving Workshop

October 24, 2018

Marian Dahlberg from Väva! Veve! led a workshop on October 6, 2018 – giving lucky weavers an opportunity to weave with linen yarn and to achieve the classic center stripe and Dahlberg’s signature hanging tab.  Weavers created 24×24” hand towels... View Article

Peacock Challenge

May 29, 2018

It's time to start working on your challenge to be displayed a the 2018 Harvest Festival. Start creating with the subtle, changeable colors of peacock feathers!

Email-only Newsletter Raffle

May 15, 2018

Email newsletters cost the guild virtually nothing, so members who receive their newsletters via email are making an extra contribution to the guild with their dues. To thank you, we will again be having an "email only" raffle in December.

Linen Weaving Workshop

May 10, 2018

Our guild is proud to welcome Marian Quanbeck Dahlberg for a two day workshop entitled “Weaving with Linen Should Not be Scary!” on October 6 and 7, 2018. Marian is the force behind Vava! Veve! (which translates to the word... View Article

Flax Processing Day

May 5, 2018

Our flax study will resume this year with the much anticipated FLAX PROCESSING DAY on May 26, beginning at 11 AM. Dave has constructed all of the tools we will need and last year’s crop of flax should be retted... View Article

Flax Project Update

October 9, 2017

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