2016 Feb 18 – Guild Meeting & Guest Speaker

by Susan Heming on January 30, 2016

The next meeting of the Guild is:

Thursday, February 18, 2016

12:30 – 2:30 pm

Library open 11:30 – 12:15 pm

Aberthau Mansion, West Point Grey Community Centre

4397 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver  BC

featuring Guest Speaker: Terri Bibby on Saori Weaving (click to link)

temp saori weaving guest

Terri Bibby has a background in traditional weaving, having studied at Grant McEwan and Olds College. She now lives and works on Saltspring Island. Her work features pieces that range from wearables to wall art, all done in the Saori freeform weaving style.

Daytime meetings:  The executive meet from 10:45 am; the library opens at 11:30 am and at 12:30 pm,  the general meeting begins with a quick business meeting including Show & Tell, then a stretch break (time to visit the library and connect with fellow fibre enthusiasts!) and the Guest Speaker.

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

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