2017 Feb 16 – Guild Meeting (daytime)

by Susan Heming on January 23, 2017

The next 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.,

on Colour (details to follow)

10:45 am – Executive Meeting

11:30 am – Library opens

12:30 pm – The general meeting begins with the Guest Speaker, followed by a stretch break, Show & Tell, and the business meeting.

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Questions or comments?  Please contact us at info@gvwsg.com


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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MOA Exhibit – Layers of Influence

December 22, 2016

UBC’s Museum of Anthropology (MOA) houses over 40,000 ethnographic objects from almost every part of the world, including the South Pacific, Asia, Africa, Europe, and … Museum of Anthropology at UBC | Layers of Influence: Unfolding Cloth Across Cultures  From birth to death, humans are wrapped in cloth worn for survival, but more importantly, wear […]

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Call for Submissions – West of Main – Open Studio Tour & Sale – May 2017

December 22, 2016

Submissions are now being accepted for artists to participate in the WEST OF MAIN ART WALK, Open Studio Tour the weekend of May 27-28, 2017 and the opening exhibition at the Roundhouse Gallery on May 18, 2017. If you are a visual artist and are interested in showcasing your work in this new and expanded […]

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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.

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The 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, U.S.  

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ANWG 2017 Conference: Registration information now on website!

November 8, 2016

 Ladies and Gentlemen– Start Planning Your 2017 ANWG Conference! The entire 2017 ANWG Conference registration package, including workshop, class, and seminar descriptions, schedules, instructor biographies, and prices, is now posted to the ANWG conference website. You can see it all at anwgconference2017.com. Registration opens at 9:00 am PST on January 17th, 2017. Make your choices now, with […]

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The Swedish Weaving Council announces 2017 VAV Conference

November 3, 2016

The Swedish Weaving Council has provided advance notice of the 2017 VAV Conference, to be held in Sweden in September 2017.  The full program and info will be posted in February. Follow the latest updates on www.svenskavav.com

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2017 May – Textile Tour – Tribal Weavings of the Lesser Sunda Islands

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In May of this year we led our third textile tour around the Lesser Sunda Islands of Indonesia on board the Ombak Putih. It was a great success with more and more weavers and dyers getting involved each time we go there.  Three of the twelve cabins are already booked for next year’s tour and I’m […]

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GVWSG Library – New Titles – April to May 2016

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5.7 Fav – Favourite rag rugs, edited by Tina Ignell 3.134 Bru – Brusic, Lucy M. – A crackle weave companion : exploring four-shaft crackle 2.01 Cha – Chandler, Deborah – Learning to weave 5.1 KniW  – Knisely, Tom – The weaver’s yarn companion  DVD 5.2 Lan – Lancaster, Daryl – Garment construction for handweavers […]

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