Past Programs

2016 Sep 15 – Guild Meeting (evening)

September 14, 2016

The next meeting of the GVWSG is: Th Sep 15, 2016, from 7:30 – 9:30 pm Aberthau Mansion (click to link) West Point Grey Community Centre (click to link to Google Maps) 4397 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver  BC 5:45 pm – Executive Meeting (in the Lounge) 6:45 pm – Library opens 7:30 pm – The general meeting begins […]

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2016 Jan 21 – Guild Meeting & Guest Speaker

December 29, 2015

The next meeting of the Guild is: Thursday, January 21, 2016 7:30 – 9:30 pm Library open 6:45 – 7:15 pm Aberthau Mansion, West Point Grey Community Centre 4397 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver  BC featuring Guest Speaker: Trish Graham on Ghanaian Kente   Evening meetings:   The Executive Committee meets at 5:45 pm, in The Lounge.  The Library […]

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2015 Dec 17 – Program – Potluck & Gift Exchange

December 8, 2015

The Annual Holiday Potluck and Gift Exchange!!  Th Dec 17, 2015 @ 12:30 – 2:30 pm Aberthau Mansion (click to link) West Point Grey Community Centre 4397 West 2nd Avenue (click to link to Google Maps) Vancouver  BC Dec 17th is our annual holiday social meeting where we get to start off the meeting by eating great […]

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2015 Nov 19 – Program – Sarah Confer – Quechua Weaving

November 16, 2015

The next meeting of the Guild is: Thursday, November 19, 2015 7:30 – 9:30 pm Library open 6:30 – 7:20 pm Aberthau Community Centre, 4397 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver  BC featuring Guest Speaker: Sarah Confer, Quechua Weaving Sarah is a textile enthusiast currently residing in Victoria, who has a degree in art conservation. Travelling to […]

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2014 Nov 20 – Program – Summer & Winter

November 17, 2014

November 20th – EVENING: 7:30pm, Aberthau Community Centre What we learned working with Summer and Winter!! Last fall, a number of GVWSG member’s attended Mary Bentley’s excellent “Summer and Winter” workshop. Upon returning to Vancouver, this group decided to meet on a regular basis to further explore this structure. We would like to share some […]

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2014 Oct 16 – Program – Anita Jamieson

October 14, 2014

October 16, 2014 at 12:30 pm Presenter: Anita Jamieson.  Anita Jamieson, a member of GVWSG and a recent recipient of a GVWSG scholarship will present, ” The Magic of Indigo  and old techniques and things Japanese.”  Scenes from the artists’ village  (one of 100 most scenic villages in Japan), a summary of katazome, stencilling, weaving on […]

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2014 Sep 18 – Program – Julie Holyoke – Jacquard Weaving

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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2013 Sep 19 – Program – David Brown – Structure and Technique from the Orient

August 31, 2013

Weaving Structure and Technique from the Orient by David Brown, FREE Lecture. David Brown was the Northwest Representative for Sothebys and a lecturer on carpets and rugs at the University of BritishColumbia and the Asian Arts Society. His talk will  overview the structure and technique of some weavings from the primary carpet regions of the orient. Time permitting, there will be […]

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2012 May 17 – Program – Social & Potluck

May 9, 2012

The May 17th meeting, 7:30 pm, is the year-end social so please bring some finger food to share with others and also remember your plate and fork. An exchange of Artist Trading Cards (ATC), for those who participate, will take place at the meeting. The following sites may provide you with some ideas:  http://www.altered-art.net/fabric-artist-trading-cards.html or http://textileartisttradingcards.blogspot.ca/.  We […]

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2012 Apr 19 – Program – Heleen DeBoer

April 17, 2012

April  19  12:30pm Title: What an inda! Presenter:  Heleen DeBoer Description: Start with an idea for a guild project! The story of the Mission Tartan,how a small guild can think big.   Two new exciting study groups. Wear your weave Purpose of study group: Develop the confidence and skills to design and produce a first […]

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