80th Anniversary Guild Cruise 2015

by Joanne Nakonechny on September 22, 2014

Interested in spinning, weaving, basketry?  Come and celebrate our Guild’s 80th anniversary with a 7 day Alaskan cruise.  We have 16 cabins and a meeting room reserved on Holland America’s Noordam.  Prices range from CDN$1298-2157 and are based on two people sharing. To reserve your space, a $500 deposit must be paid by December 1, 2014. Contact Val Liddle at Travel Best Bets,604-669-6607 ext.304, toll-free 1-877-523-7823 and mention your GVWSG membership. Questions will be answered at the October meeting, or you can contact Beryl at 604-327-7907 or weaver2@shaw.ca.

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Guild Survey Open Until September 30, 2014

September 22, 2014

The Guild’s a community of folks getting together to learn something, do something, share something.  How can we improve the Guild experience for you?  What do you love?  What could be improved?  Let’s talk about it.  We want to hear from members like you. Please provide your feedback, anonymously if you wish, through a quick […]

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Water Carries Colour, Water Waves Air, September 5-26, 2014

September 2, 2014

September 5 – 26; 10-5 daily, Silk Weaving Studio, 1531 Johnston St (on waterfront next to Sandbar Restaurant), Granville Island, Vancouver Canada  Opening Reception; Friday September 5, 6-8 pm Part of the 2014 Textile Symposium    

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Langley Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild Sale, November 8-9, 2014

September 2, 2014

Beyond Fibre Artisan Sale, Fort Langley Langley Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild Annual Juried Show and Sale Looking for unique, one-of-a-kind gifts to give or keep for your own enjoyment? Beyond Fibre features woven, knitted, spun and felted items handcrafted by Guild members as well as jewellery, pottery, leather work, soaps and more made by other local […]

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Reminder: August 21, 2014 Meet-Up

August 20, 2014

August Meet-Up:  The Guild meets every month, the 3rd Thursday, from September – June.  Traditionally, we don’t meet during July & August.  Please join us for an informal evening, a meet-up, to share summer projects, and stay in touch. We won’t have a formal business meeting, but a Show & Tell, and light refreshments. Please bring Show […]

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Aberthau Flax events

July 30, 2014

Interested in learning more about working with flax?  Aberthau Mansion, West Point Grey Community Centre, has a flax patch again this year.  Check out their website for workshops on working with flax.

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Lynden, Washington Mini-Conference, September 9-12, 2014

July 30, 2014

Peace Arch Weavers and Spinners and Whatcom Weavers will be hosting a mini conference on Sept 9 – 12, 2015 in Lynden Washington at the Jansen Art Centre which  is right near the US/Canada border.

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Powell River Retreat, March 27-29, 2015

July 30, 2014

Powell River Retreat March 27, 28, 29, 2015 Join us in Powell River for an action-packed weekend of workshops to inspire weavers, spinners, dyers, felters and knitters. Check out our website for pre-retreat workshops information plus continual retreat information and updates:

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Sunshine Coast Spinners and Weavers Guild Fibre Camp, September 12-14, 2014

July 30, 2014

The Sunshine Coast Spinners and Weavers Guild is sponsoring our first (annual we hope) Fibre Camp! 



Location-Camp Sunrise, near Gibsons BC. Join us for a fibre fun weekend, with workshops, demos, vendors, door prizes and special events. The focus will be on our interests- spinning, weaving. The camp is located right near the Langdale ferry […]

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Julie Holyoke, presenter GVWSG meeting 7:00 pm September 18, 2014

July 30, 2014

Jacquard: a Loom of Opportunity for Today’s Weaver Author/educator and designer Julie Holyoke reduces Jacquard weaving to a simple choice between two options: warp up /warp down as a pick is inserted into the shed and traverses the loom. In a one-hour presentation Holyoke will explain the opportunities that Jacquard or figured weaving offers us […]

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