About our meetings


Sep. 8, 2014 Boost Your Weaving Skills, Part I
Five different stations will demonstrate the following skills:

Mend a broken warp-Fredi Brown
How to tie the Weaver’s knot-Sally Orgren
Use a McMorran Yarn Balance-Deb Irmiter
Fringe Twisting-Leslie Mulliken
Hem Stitching-Sue Oiler

Oct. 6, 2014 Basic Drafting 
Presenter Deb Irmiter

Nov. 10, 2014 Project Planning 
Presenter Margriet Carrico

Dec. 9, 2014 Holiday Luncheon & Exchange 
Stroudmoor Country Inn
Coordinator Marian Wooding           

Jan. 12, 2015 Weave Structure Focus: Overshot, Part I 
Presenter Leslie Mulliken       

Feb. 9, 2015 Overshot Part II: A Round Robin or "Weave in"
Participants will either assemble a swatch book, or complete a gamp at their own loom.
Coordinator Sally Orgren      

Mar. 9, 2015 Boost Your Weaving Skills, Part II
We will continue to explore topics not covered in Part I with new skill demonstrations:
•Floating selvedges
•Designing efficient treadle tie ups
•How to attach a new warp to an existing project 
•Joining wefts
•Favorite Weaving Tools
•Shuttle types and their purposes
•Proper way to wind a rag or flat shuttle
•How to wind a plastic bobbin, make a paper pirn, and/or wind an EFS pirn

Apr. 13-15, 2015 Invited Lecturer and Workshop with JOY Yarns
Trunk Show, followed by the workshop "Working with Hand Painted Yarns", presented by Diane and Cathie from Just Our Yarns (JOY) 

May 11, 2015 Gregorian Knot Weaving
Presenter Linda Dexter

June 8, 2015 Social Networks for Weavers 
What are they and what can they do for me and my weaving? 
Panel of Presenters: 
Sandy Huber - Ravelry & Facebook 
Sally Orgren - Weavolution & Yahoo forums, like WeaveTech
Additional panelists may be added.