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2017 Mar 8 – Guided Tour – MOA Exhibit – “Layers of Influence”

December 22, 2016

RSVP Feb 22 to cabarr@shaw.ca  (click to link) UPDATE – Feb 18, 2017   GVWSG is organizing a visit to the MOA on Wed March 8, at 10:00 am. We will have a guided tour of the textile exhibit, with curator Jennifer Kramer. ** If you would like to attend please send an email by W […]

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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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Textiles from the Time of King David Found in Ancient Israeli Mine (Fox News Science)

February 26, 2016

For your reading pleasure ….. Diggin’ it in Ancient Israel (click to link) source:  FaceBook    

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“No Wool, No Vikings” (Hakai Magazine)

February 24, 2016

For your reading pleasure, from Hakai Magazine ….. “No Wool, No Vikings” by Claire Eamer, published February 23, 2016 source:  FaceBook      

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Copyright Guidelines for Crafters and Hobbyists (FaceBook)

February 16, 2016

(click the image to enlarge) copyright 2015, Ginger Davis Allman. thebluebottletree.com

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The Health Benefits of Knitting (NY Times)

January 31, 2016

Ahhhh yes, the health benefits of knitting (besides staying warm & snuggly). (Nod in agreement, yes, yes.)

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The Norwegian Secret to Enjoying a Long Winter

December 29, 2015

Residents of Norway view their long dark winters as something to celebrate. How it’s possible to be cheerful for the next four months. by Laura Vanderkam The Norwegian Secret to Enjoying a Long Winter (click to link)    

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Catch this on YouTube – The Lendgreen Tunic

December 13, 2015

The Lendbreen Tunic (click to link)  — Reconstruction of Norway’s oldest garment. Rapid melting of glaciers over the past few years has resulted in hundreds of old archaeological items emerging from the ice in Oppland, Norway, On the 4th of August, 2011 archaeologists from Oppland County and Museum of Cultural History, Oslo found what at […]

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Welcome to the Greater Vancouver Weavers’ & Spinners’ Guild

November 19, 2015

Hello!  The attached document, Welcome to the Guild, is designed to acquaint members — new & returning — to the benefits of Guild membership.  If you have any questions or comments, please contact info@gvwsg.com, or a Director or Committee Head.  Thank you!

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Milwaukee, HGA’s Convergence, July 2016

October 30, 2015

HGA’s Convergence® 2016 Conference    July 30 – August 6, 2016 Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA   Please join HGA for the Convergence® 2016 Conference in the vibrant arts community of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, July 30-August 6, 2016. If you weave, spin, dye, make baskets, or use one of the many other fiber techniques, plan to be with us […]

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