Typical Guild Meeting Agenda
11:00 am - Guild Business Meeting (more fun that business -- where all the awesome announcements and events around town are listed, new members introduced, show-and-tell, discussion about issues, etc.)
noon - Lunch break and social hour (bring your bag lunch and make a new friend)
1:00 pm - Program (either a guest lecture or group activity)
2:00 or 3:00 pm - Meeting ends
Schedule for 2012-2013
|Sept. 23||Stash Sale!!|
|Oct. 28||Special Speaker, Alison Kent: TWIST - Making the Yarn You Want|
Drum Carding -- learn, experiment, & help create colorful batts for our many outreach programs.
St. Fleecia's Celebration, Potluck and Gift exchange
11 AM at a member's fabulous home (the member is fabulous, too!)
Spinning Theme: TIME
(Board meeting at 9am.)
Program with special guest from Ardenwood Farms showing how to make rope.
|Feb. 16||WORKSHOP with Chris Palmer.
Extended exploration of pleating and stitching a geometric pattern using one of Chris’s templates in a large studio space in Berkeley. Absorb the expert’s technique using your own fabrics. Need to bring sewing kit (scissors, thread, needles, etc), fine fabric marker and approx 1 yard of light weight, solid colored fabric such as muslin.
Chris Palmer, the author of Shadowfolds, Surprisingly Easy-to-Make Geometric Designs in Fabric.
Flax Extravaganza with Nancy Van Tassel and Vilija Deutschman: antique flax processing tools, growing flax, wet spinning, fibers provided. Bring a bowl to hold water. Non-member $5 program fee.
|April 28||Four in the Corner -- mini workshops|
|June 30||Sit Some, Spin Some, Snack Some, Yak Some|