Guild News

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.

The Shetland blanket project

November 28, 2016

The Shetland blanket – a joint project of the spinners and the weavers of the DFHG – is now finished! The end result is a gorgeous twill lap robe, hand spun and hand woven, with subtle (and not so subtle)... View Article

2016 Fiber Fair & Sale Preparations

November 11, 2016

We have been busily preparing for the 2016 DFHG Fiber Fair and Sale, to be held on December 8.  On October 29th, build members met for a paper painting/decorating session.  At the following guild meeting on November 7, guild items... View Article

hand woven Guatemalan huipil (blouse)

DFHG Members Raffle

October 11, 2016

As a perk for everyone who has joined the DFHG this year, we’re raffling off a hand woven Guatemalan huipil (blouse)! Each DFHG member is entitled to one chance to win this beautiful, backstrap woven piece, decorated with supplement weft... View Article

The Rag Rug Handbook is back in print!

August 8, 2016

The Rag Rug Handbook by Duluth Fiber Handcrafters Guild member Janet Meany and Paula Pfaff is back in print with a 2016 Revised Edition. The Rag Rug Handbook provides the basics in hand weaving for the floor loom weaver. Here... View Article