by Marcella Reay

Handwoven Lace Workshop

Instructor Barbara Mitchell

Date: March  17–18 2018, Saturday & Sunday
Price: $125 for the 2 days to be paid by Jan 31, 2018

Workshop description: Advanced Beginners
The Workshop will focus on four lace structures:  Spot, Bronson, Huck Lace, Atwater Bronson and Swedish Lace.
Participants will bring pre-warped looms (4 or 8 shaft ) choosing from a range of drafts, fires, & colors.
Warping information, including materials required, sett and threading drafts will be distributed one month prior to the workshop.
The workshop will be held at the Croatian Cultural Centre, 3250 Commercial Drive, Vancouver in the Art Gallery Room.

To register, please visit the link below.

Tapestry Weaving

Joan Baxter, a renowned tapestry weaver from Scotland, will give a presentation of her work at the Croatian Cultural Centre’s Art Gallery at 7 PM on Thursday, October 5, 2017.  Admission is free and all GVWSG members are welcome.  Many wonderful examples of Joan’s work are displayed on the website at the following link:
The Greater Vancouver Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild (GVWSG) is sponsoring a workshop on  October 4 – 8, 2017  featuring Joan Baxter, a renowned tapestry weaver from Scotland (check out her website at  This workshop is currently full, but one of the prospective students is looking for a replacement.  Interested parties can contact Jennifer Braun for details at