December 16, 2018

The Greater Vancouver Spinners’ & Weavers’ Guild has moved.

Our location is:
BC Artscape
#408, 268 Keefer St., Vancouver, V6A 1X5

February meeting

Saturday February 23, 2019 – Barbara Heller on Tapestry
Barbara Heller is a renowned tapestry artist. She will present her work along with examples by other Canadian tapestry weavers. For her artist’s statement and works see: http://barbaraheller.ca/the-artist/

Directors Draw In 10:30 am
Library Open 10:00-10:45 am. The library will re-open after the meeting.
General Meeting 11:00 am

Library hours

The library is open every Thursday from 11 AM to 1 PM. Drop by the library to browse our great collection. The librarians are waiting for you!

To join or renew

The membership year is from June 1 to May 31.
To renew your membership or join the guild, use the online  membership application form.
Please note that the online form can be used with either PayPal/credit card transactions or payments made with personal cheques.  Refer to the form for more details.
Questions? Contact webmaster@gvwsg.com.

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2017 Apr 20 – Guild Meeting (daytime)

April 12, 2017

The next DAYTIME meeting of the Guild is: Th Apr 20 @ 12:30 – 2:30 pm West Point Grey Community Centre 4397 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver  BC guest speaker:  Anna Heywood Jones, on ” Tinctorial Cartographies“ * * * * * * * * * 10:45 am – Executive Meeting 11:30 am – Library opens 12:30 pm […]

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2017 Apr 12 – Memorial Lecture – T’ai Smith – Weaving & Writing at the Bauhaus

February 17, 2017

The Greater Vancouver Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild invites you to the annual MEMORIAL LECTURE Wednesday April 12  7:30 pm Creekside Community Centre 1 Athletes Way Vancouver, BC V5Y 0B1 Presenter  T’ai Smith “Weaving and Writing at the Bauhaus”   Abstract: The Bauhaus School of Design in Germany, 1919-1933, is widely known for its contribution to […]

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2017 Mar 16 – Guild Meeting (evening)

February 7, 2017

The next EVENING meeting of the Guild is: Th Mar 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm West Point Grey Community Centre 4397 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver  BC Guest speaker: Jean Kares   “Asian Historic Textiles: Influence and Inspiration” After many years of working as a textile artist and operating a publicly accessible studio on Granville Island, […]

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NOTICE OF MEETING — Th Feb 9 @ 10:00 am

February 7, 2017

Topic — Need for Space Th Feb 9, 2017 @ 10:00 am The Grind (coffee shop), 4142 Main Street, Vancouver (near King Edward Ave.) RSVP via email to … president@gvwsg.com The GVWSG is holding a meeting to continue the discussion on our needs for space. We started a lively conversation at the last Guild meeting […]

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2017 Feb 16 – Guild Meeting (daytime)

January 23, 2017

The next DAYTIME meeting of the Guild is: Th Feb 16 @ 12:30 – 2:30 pm West Point Grey Community Centre 4397 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver  BC guest speaker:  Felicia Lo, Founder & Creative Director of SweetGeorgia Yarns Inc., “Dyeing to Spin & Knit“ About 18 months ago, Felicia Lo fell off the fibre arts grid when […]

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How Tweed Gets Made (documentary)

January 13, 2017

The Big Cloth (An Clo Mor) This charming documentary for the Harris Tweed Authority, The Big Cloth (click to link), explores a unique island industry with a global following. The cloth is woven on the Island of Harris and Lewis in Scotland—it’s also the only cloth to have an act of parliament protecting the industry. […]

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2017 Mar 8 – Guided Tour – MOA Exhibit – “Layers of Influence”

December 22, 2016

RSVP Feb 22 to cabarr@shaw.ca  (click to link) UPDATE – Feb 18, 2017   GVWSG is organizing a visit to the MOA on Wed March 8, at 10:00 am. We will have a guided tour of the textile exhibit, with curator Jennifer Kramer. ** If you would like to attend please send an email by W […]

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Welcome to the Guild 2016-17

November 15, 2016

Info about the Guild, benefits of membership and contact info, is summarized in the attached “welome-to-the-guild” package, updated each year for members. Questions or comments?  Please contact us at info@gvwsg.com. 

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2018 Sep – Textile Society of America is coming to Vancouver!

November 15, 2016

The Textile Society of America will be holding a symposium in Vancouver in September 2018.    Ruth Scheuing is the Co-ordinator of this event.    Visit the website to see the events offered at the 2016 symposium which has just taken place in Savannah, GA.  

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