Guild News

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

Convergence in Milwaukee

August 8, 2016

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

2016 Annual Fiber Retreat

August 1, 2016

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

Saori Weaving Class

May 10, 2016

Several Guild members recently participated in a Duluth Art Institute class under the encouragement of Japanese artist and instructor Chiaki O’Brien.

2016 Guild Challenge: Scavenger Hunt

May 3, 2016

For Display at the Lake Superior Harvest Festival Step 1: ACCEPT your mission by making a declaration of participation! (Have your name added to the official 2016 Guild Challenge list in the Studio.) Congratulations! You have now committed to completing... View Article

Made in Duluth Blanket Project

April 28, 2016

Duluth Fiber Handcrafters Guild has initiated a new challenge, one that includes not only the spinners but the weavers! It all started with a gorgeous tri-colored Shetland fleece from a local Duluth shepherd that was donated to the spinning group. ... View Article

Welcome to our new website!

April 24, 2016

After many years of generous service as webmistress, Judy Laugh had retired from her post.  As the baton is passed, we’re doing some virtual spring-cleaning and updating our site to take advantage of new technology.  As you browse around, please... View Article