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.
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
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
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
Highlights of our Spring, 2016 meeting included the election of new guild officers and show and tell. Welcome to our new officers: President – Katie Chmielewski President-Elect – Teresa Clayton Secretary – Kathy Wolfe Treasurer – Kit Sitter Member at... View Article
The DFHG Rummage held another successful Rummage sale this past weekends. Thanks to our great community who came out to shop, and to all our volunteers who made sure things ran smoothly, and to everyone who brought items to sell.
On Friday, March 5, the Guild hosted a workshop for the Northeast region art teachers. Guild members taught the teachers a number of easy dyeing, felting, and weaving projects that could be used for K-12 students. After the hands on... View Article