*** Call for Nominations ***

by Susan Heming on May 18, 2016

September is the time for our Annual General Meeting. We have excellent people as our executive and committee heads. Some of them have been there several years in one role or another. Now they would like to step down, or move to another position in the Guild. For our Guild to move forward we need executive and committee members with bright and fresh ideas, to give the Guild direction for the future.

Please consider stepping forward and volunteering for a jobs in the fall. It is not difficult and there is lots of help along the way. It seems that everyone has busy lives and it is hard to commit to being at all the meetings. So we have started job-sharing and it seems to be working well. Maybe you can be part of a team.

Lots of positions to fill – big and small. If you would like to phone me, Beryl at 604.327.7907 or email weaver2@shaw.ca, and we can discuss where your talents would be most advantageous for the Guild.

 

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Conserving Your Textiles (The Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto)

May 25, 2016

If you’re fortunate to be travelling to central Canada this summer, you’ll want to add a visit to The Textile Museum of Canada to your list.  The museum is open 7 days a week in downtown Toronto.  And if a jaunt to Toronto isn’t in your near future, you’ll enjoy the Museum’s website, which includes Online […]

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**new** Membership Application to the Guild (new & renewal)

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** Membership Renewal Notice ** ** Our membership year is June 1 – May 31. ** Wee reminder: Please note that your current membership will expire on May 31, 2016. To ensure continued access to Guild resources, please renew your membership asap. How to: 1 – Access the GVWSG Membership Application form (click to link) to complete […]

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2016 May 9 – Weavers’ and Spinners’ News (e-bulletin)

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The next newsletter of the Greater Vancouver Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild will be out May 15. The deadline for putting an item in the newsletter is May 12. We need some submissions. The next meeting of the Guild is May 19, 7:30 PM. It is a pot luck and social for the evening meeting. There […]

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2016 Aug 2-5, “StayCation” Fibre Camp for Grown-Ups (Vancouver)

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EartHand Gleaners Society Tues-Fri 10am-4pm August 2-5 **Trillium North, 4 sessions Take some time for yourself after the long weekend and play outside at Trillium North harvesting, weaving, dying fibre, spinning and more. The creation of a small rope bag project and twined purse will be the focus of our direction as we work way through […]

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Craft Council of BC

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The Guild is an active member of The Craft Council of BC.  Check out the Member Benefits section for a list of all the good things available to guild members through CCBC. For all the news and updates, click happenings in craft!  You can also follow CCBC on social media and the blog.

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Our Social Fabric (textile recycling initiative)

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  Our Social Fabric is a non-profit Vancouver group that helps recycle excess fabric from manufacturers, the movie industry, and more. Through monthly sales, we put the fabric into the hands of creators in our community. For more info contact us at oursocialfabric@gmail.com   Why Textiles? Textiles are one the most common household items and represent a […]

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West Vancouver Community Arts Council

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As an active member of the arts community, GVWSG holds an Alliance Membership with the West Vancouver Community Arts Council.  WVCAC has provided a temporary membership card (below) to allow Guild members entry to events. Please print & carry this temporary card (see below) for admission. (WVCAC will exchange this temp card with as permanent […]

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2016 Apr 23 – Weavers’ and Spinners’ News (e-bulletin)

April 25, 2016

Cheer your team on! For the first time in many years we have entered a team in the Sheep to Shawl Competition at the Surrey Museum, Cloverdale May 14, 2016. The competition runs from 10:30 to 3 PM. Our team members are: Steward and Loom Loaner: Kathy Jack, Weaver: Janice Griffiths, Plyer: Michelle Feist, Spinners: […]

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2016 May 19 – Guild Meeting – Potluck, De-Stash Sale, Show & Tell plus DOOR PRIZES

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The next meeting of the Guild is: Thursday, May 19, 2016 7:30 – 9:30 pm Library will be open from 6:30 – 7:20 pm/ Aberthau Mansion, West Point Grey Community Centre 4397 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver  BC POTLUCK SUPPER TABLE – Please bring a dish – sweet or savoury – to share with other members & […]

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