Show & Tell

2012 Mar 5 – Memorial Lecture – Judith MacKenzie

February 7, 2012

Monday, March 5th, 2012 7:30 pm Kanata Co-operative Community Building 7155 Blake Street, Vancouver, BC ALL TEXTILE ENTHUSIASTS ARE INVITED TO THIS FREE LECTURE Guest Speaker Judith MacKenzie presents “The Tinkuy Conference in the Sacred Valley of Peru” Judith MacKenzie, has been a textile artist for the last 30 years. Her work appears in private […]

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2011 Sep 15 – Show and Tell

August 16, 2011

Some of our members attended the Association of Northwest Weavers’ Guilds Conference entitled Exploring Fiber Horizons from May 29 – June 5 at Willamette University, Salem, Oregon. They will present a program showing items made, ideas gathered and inspirations gained as well as sharing photos from the conference. Think of it as a special Show and Tell. […]

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2008 Jun 19 – Show and Tell

June 19, 2008

Terry Villeneuve showed socks that she made on her sock knitter out of 75% bamboo, 25% nylon. She felt this yarn made a sock that was too heavy and drapey. She hand knit fingerless gloves, knitting them at the same time so that they would have matching stripes and use the same amount of yarn. […]

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2008 Mar 20 – Show and Tell

March 20, 2008

Joan Taylor showed a multi-directional scarf knit out of 2 skeins of the same multi-coloured yarns. It is called a Math Geek scarf and is all garter stitch. Marie Slessor showed two baskets that she made at a basket school in York, England. One basket was made of knotted waxed linen in greens, blues and […]

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2007 Apr 19 – Show & Tell

April 19, 2007

Kay Hansen brought an interesting old blanket woven from hand spun wool, the wool coming from sheep raised on her grandmother’s Lindsay, Ontario farm. The green blanket was embroidered with couched and tufted wool in the shapes of colorful leaves and flowers. Jane Gfeller wove a baby blanket in huck weave of 2/8 cotton as […]

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2007 Apr 19 – Show & Tell

April 19, 2007

Kay Hansen brought an interesting old blanket woven from hand spun wool, the wool coming from sheep raised on her grandmother’s Lindsay, Ontario farm. The green blanket was embroidered with couched and tufted wool in the shapes of colorful leaves and flowers.

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2007 Mar 15 – Show & Tell

March 15, 2007

Cindy Lou Ellis wove a green plaid blanket out of acrylic boucle yarn. Jo Anne Ryeburn wore a colorful vest and shawl woven using the Silk Studio’s silk-linen blend. The warp for these was painted in bright gold, wine and green and woven with a blue weft. It was threaded to a two block twill […]

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