Study Groups

Floor Loom Study Group

This group meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month in the Studio at the DAI from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. This year we will be doing a twill study. Each participant will use either five threadings or treadlings with any fiber or size one prefers. We plan to have this study completed by April 2018. All are welcome.

Contact Beverly with questions: GBLSMartin@gmail.com

Knitting & Crocheting Study Group

The Knitting & Crocheting Study Group meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month from 5:00-7:00 pm at Perk Place Coffee Shop in the Kenwood Shopping Center (1336 W. Arrowhead Road). All Skill levels welcome! Contact person is Patricia: 218-729-8465 or pgberntsen@gmail.com

New Weaver Study Group

The New Weavers Study Group meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm at the Studio.

Each month has a different topic depending on the interest of the group. Future discussions may include: epi—what it means plus standard epi for different fibers, reading a draft, calculating your own project, and what kind of weave for what project. We also spend some time answering questions regarding weaving. All weavers and non- weavers are welcome to join the group; our goal is to increase our weaving knowledge and develop friendships with fellow weavers.

Contact Lynnea at 218-428-8838 or lynneajh@mac.com for more information.

Knitting Machine Interest Group

This group meets several times per year to share our fascination with these machines.  Each meeting features a member demonstration a general technique or talking about a specific machine.  If you are interested in knitting machines, contact Leslie at leslieww876@gmail.com or  Dave at david@kortier.com and we will put you on the list for notification of upcoming meetings.

Spinning Study Group

The Spinning group continues to meet every 2nd Saturday in the Ruth Maney Room, just down the hall from the Fiber Studio. We meet from 10:00 am-2:00 pm and lunch is informal, bring a sandwich if you want. Stay for the entire time, or make an appearance. We encourage people of all skill levels to drop in; it is a great place for new spinners (or wannabe spinners) to learn from accomplished spinners, and a great place for accomplished spinners to share the craft. Plus, we always have a good time.

Contact Dave with questions:  david@kortier.com.

Rag Rug Study Group

The Spring Rag Rug meeting will be held at 7:00 pm on May 10th at Mary Vanderwerp’s house in Duluth. If you have questions about this group or would like the address and directions to this event, please call Mary at 218-525-5462.

Tapestry Study Group

The Tapestry study group meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month from 5:00-7:00 pm in the Fiber Studio. Since September, we have been working on individual tapestry diaries. Whether you have the time to weave a little bit of tapestry every day, every week, or every month is your choice. Plans are to show our progress in April at the annual meeting. This is a hands-on study group and we learn new skills every month.

If you have questions, please contact Marcia McCormick at 218-834-6954 or treefolkmt@gmail.com.

Felting Study Group

All are welcome!

Contact Terri Hamp with questions at 218-348-4707 or frenchriver123@gmail.com

Upcoming Meetings

Jan
22
Mon
Felting Study Group @ Fiber Studio, Duluth Depot
Jan 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Feb
8
Thu
New Weavers Group @ Fiber Studio, Duluth Depot
Feb 8 @ 6:30 pm

This group is for new weavers (or anyone interested in learning) to provide support and inspiration in continuing to learn to weave. This group also needs experienced weavers to serve as mentors.

Feb
10
Sat
Spinning Study Group @ Fiber Studio, Duluth Depot
Feb 10 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

All interested in spinning yarn are invited! Experienced at all levels and wanna-bes. Come and join our circle meeting for fiber conversations, sharing, and inspiration. Bring a bag lunch, if you will be there for lunch time. Also, bring your wheel or spindle and/or fiber to work on as we are chatting, and any project for sharing.

Feb
14
Wed
Floor Loom Study Group @ Fiber Studio, Duluth Depot
Feb 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Meet to share and for inspiration and support with weaving projects and interests – Everyone is welcome, new weavers, expert weavers and all in between!

Feb
15
Thu
Tapestry Study Group @ Fiber Studio, Duluth Depot
Feb 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Feb
21
Wed
Knitting & Crocheting Study Group @ Perk Place Coffee, Kenwood Shopping Center
Feb 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

A group for knitting and crocheting. Come if you enjoy knitting and/or crocheting, or if you want to learn, and help make this study group be what you would like it to be.

Feb
26
Mon
Felting Study Group @ Fiber Studio, Duluth Depot
Feb 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Mar
8
Thu
New Weavers Group @ Fiber Studio, Duluth Depot
Mar 8 @ 6:30 pm

This group is for new weavers (or anyone interested in learning) to provide support and inspiration in continuing to learn to weave. This group also needs experienced weavers to serve as mentors.

Mar
10
Sat
Spinning Study Group @ Fiber Studio, Duluth Depot
Mar 10 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

All interested in spinning yarn are invited! Experienced at all levels and wanna-bes. Come and join our circle meeting for fiber conversations, sharing, and inspiration. Bring a bag lunch, if you will be there for lunch time. Also, bring your wheel or spindle and/or fiber to work on as we are chatting, and any project for sharing.

Mar
14
Wed
Floor Loom Study Group @ Fiber Studio, Duluth Depot
Mar 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Meet to share and for inspiration and support with weaving projects and interests – Everyone is welcome, new weavers, expert weavers and all in between!