Expand your fiber arts to your gardens in 2020! Join us in experimenting with fiber and color.
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.
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
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
Those who participated in creating the Shetland blanket were invited to enter their name in a drawing to win the blanket. The drawing was held last Saturday during spinning group and Nancy Johnston was the lucky winner of the beautiful... View Article
A Felting Study group has been formed, with the premier meeting on May 10, 2017. Future meetings will be held 4th Monday of each month from 5-7 at the Studio. Summer 2017 dates are as follows; May 22nd, June... View Article
Despite the gorgeous weather outside, we had an awesome turnout for Bruce Engebretson’s presentation on flax. We were all amazed to see him turn straw into the most beautiful, long line flax fiber I have ever seen, and we’re definitely primed to... View Article
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
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
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