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
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 – 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
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
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 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
Our Guild was represented this August at Convergence in Milwaukee by twelve DFHG members attending. Our own Janet Meany was there signing copies of the new printing of her Rag Rug book. Anyone who has been unable to locate a... View Article
The annual fiber retreat was graciously hosted in July by Helmutt and Ruth Schmidt-Beaumler at their beautiful home set amongst the cedar trees in Castle Danger. Those fortunate enough to attend enjoyed a relaxing retreat with great conversation and meals... View Article
Several Guild members recently participated in a Duluth Art Institute class under the encouragement of Japanese artist and instructor Chiaki O’Brien.