Events

ANWG Newsletter – Winter 2017

March 12, 2017

The latest edition of Northwest News (click to link) is now available online.  The ANWG website (link) also includes info about the upcoming conference, classified ads, and valuable Member Resources. Bookmark this site:  northwestweavers.org  

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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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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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UPDATE – ANWG 2017 Conference

November 8, 2016

Counting down ….. to the ANWG Conference The entire 2017 ANWG Conference registration package, including workshop, class, and seminar descriptions, schedules, instructor biographies, and prices, is posted to the ANWG conference website.      

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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 Jan 19 – Guild Meeting (evening)

October 23, 2016

 The next meeting of the Guild is: Th Jan 19, 2017 @ 7:30 – 9:30 pm West Point Grey Community Centre 4397 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver  BC Guest speaker: Joanne Nakonechny “Carole Romanyk:  Weaving an Identify, Using the Past to Make the Present” Weaving provides us with many things and one of them is identity.  How […]

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