Aberthau Flax events

by Joanne Nakonechny on 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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GVWSG August 21, 2014 “meet-up”

July 30, 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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GVWSG July 17, 2014 “meet-up”

July 14, 2014

July 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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thr3fold unfinished business exhibition at Fibreworks Gallery

June 18, 2014

The colours and textures of “thr3fold unfinished business” by Linda Kemshall; Laura Kemshall and Catherine Nicholls fill the gallery and amaze visitors. The exhibit is open from June 1- July 13, 2014.

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Richmond Maritime Festival, Aug. 8-10, 2014

June 18, 2014

The Richmond Weavers and Spinners Guild will be at the Richmond Maritime Festival August 8-10, 2014.  Join us at the Maritime Festival to teach the public how to weave with local plants!  Please feel free to contact us for more information, to sign up or to volunteer.

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Peace Arch Annual Spin In, July 26, 2014

June 18, 2014

Everyone invited – friends, vendors and refreshments. Location:Historic Stewart Farmhouse, 13723 Crescent Road, Surrey Time: 10 AM – 4PM

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