Wednesday, February 17, 2021

February Meeting

Our February meeting will be Saturday, February 20th beginning at the normal time...9:30 for social and 10:00 for meeting and program.

Program:  "Rock Weaving" led by Wally

Bring:  Smooth Rock, Yarn and Rawhide (if you have it)

Don't forget to bring any "Show & Share" items!

Also if you have not paid your 2021 dues, please, please bring them.  They are way past due!

Saturday, January 9, 2021

January Guild Meeting

Happy New Year Fellow Weavers! 

We will have our first meeting of the New Year on Saturday, January 16th beginning at 9:30 for social and coffee time with the business starting at 10 a.m.  Coffee and Hot Tea is available...bring your own cup!  

The meeting will be held at the R&M Yarns Fiber Art Studio, 8510 Hwy. 60, Georgetown, TN 37336.  Everyone welcome...members and guests!

  • The program will be "Clasped Warp on a Rigid Heddle Loom" led by Marie.

  • A tentative list of programs for 2021 will be presented by the SVH Board which is open for discussion and revision.

  • Bring your 2021 dues if you have not already mailed them to our Treasurer.

  • Bring any finished projects for "Show & Share"...I'm sure there are many! 

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Holiday Party--Monday, December 14th @ 1 pm

There will NOT be a regular meeting in December for the SVH Guild.  Instead...

*!!* HOLIDAY PARTY *!!*

WHEN:  Monday, December 14th @ 1 p.m.

WHERE:  Phyllis' home (about 1 mile from the store)
1200 Francisco Road, NW, Georgetown, TN 37336

BRING: 

Gift Exchange:  A handmade-by-you gift (does NOT have to be woven, but that would be nice) with retail value of $10-$15 (playing "Dirty Santa" game where we "steal" gifts!)

Food:  A covered dish item (all paper products & drinks provided)

2021 Dues:  $20 due and payable before the January meeting


Come and Join us for a great time!  There  is plenty of room for "social distancing" but you may want to wear a mask for extra protection.


Monday, November 9, 2020

November Guild Meeting

The November meeting will be held at the R&M Yarns Fiber Art Studio at 8510 Highway 60, Georgetown, TN on Saturday, November 21st beginning at 10 a.m. (come at 9:30 to shop or socialize).


The program will be Warping Techniques led by various Guild members.  Phyllis & Marie plan to show how they warp a floor loom; Carla will warp a rigid heddle loom using a technique she developed.

The $20 annual dues for 2021 are now due and payable.  Please get these to Wanda BEFORE the January meeting in order to stay on the membership role for SVH. 

Mark your calendars for a Christmas Holiday Party at 1 pm at Phyllis' home in Georgetown (about a mile from R&M).  Everyone is to bring a dish to share as well as a homemade item (one you've made) for exchange ($10-$15 retail value).

Don't forget to being your "Show and Share" items for inspiration and motivation to the November meeting!

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

October Guild Meeting

The October meeting will be held at the R&M Yarns Fiber Art Studio at 8510 Highway 60, Georgetown, TN on Saturday, October 17th beginning at 10 a.m. (come at 9:30 to shop or socialize).

The program will be Twig Weaving led by Guild member Wally Whitman.  He will be providing an assortment of twigs.  Participants will need to bring whatever yarn they'd like to use as well as a tapestry-type needle (with a curved-up end if possible) if you have one.  There are a few in the Studio that can be borrowed if needed as well as several "art" yarns left over from our last meeting.

The annual dues for 2021 will be due at this meeting--$20--payable in cash or check only.  We will also be receiving nominations and voting for the 2021 officers...President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer.

Don't forget to being your "Show and Share" items for inspiration and motivation!



Saturday, September 19, 2020

September 19--"Helter-Skelter" Competition!

We may have been small in number, but that didn't keep us from having fun creating two "Helter-Skelter" woven pieces in a 45-minute time slot!  Below are the two finished pieces which have been judge by 3 independent judges.  Thanks, Carla, for planning this program and securing the judges.

Team #1:  Wally, Marie & Denita.
Team #2: Phyllis, Jane & Carla (Liana, guest, also contributed)

And the WINNER IS...... "A Walk Through the Forest."  Congrats to Team #1!

Team #1 Helter-Skelter" Piece

   
Team #2 Helter-Skelter Piece

Please note that the "Farm to Fiber" date has been changed.  It is now Sunday, April 25th.  Please mark your calendars.  Click on the "Event" tab above for more details.  

The Minutes will be posted soon for everyone to catch up on what transpired if you were not able to attend. 

Saturday, August 15, 2020

September Guild Meeting

The September meeting will be held Saturday, September 19th beginning at 10 a.m. (9:30 for shopping, etc.) at the R&M Yarns Fiber Art Studio, 8510 Hwy. 60, Georgetown, TN 37336.

The program will be "Helter-Skelter Weaving" led by Carla.  This program is actually a 2-Team Challenge to see which team can weave the craziest and most unique piece!  

All members in attendance will be divided up into 2 teams to take turns weaving on 2 pre-warped Rigid Heddle looms.  It will be a short warp that can be finished during the meeting...about an hour of weaving.

The weft yarn, material, plants, etc. will ALL be brought by the members....so be collecting any and all items that can be successfully woven!

Don't forget to bring your "Show & Share" items to keep us all inspired!  

We'll see you in September for some "Helter-Skelter" weaving fun!  

Guests are always welcome to attend. 

Phyllis, president