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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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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Welcome to the Guild 2016-17

November 15, 2016

Info about the Guild, benefits of membership and contact info, is summarized in the attached “welome-to-the-guild” package, updated each year for members. Questions or comments?  Please contact us at info@gvwsg.com. 

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2018 Sep – 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, GA.  

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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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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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2017 May – Textile Tour – Tribal Weavings of the Lesser Sunda Islands

August 10, 2016

In May of this year we led our third textile tour around the Lesser Sunda Islands of Indonesia on board the Ombak Putih. It was a great success with more and more weavers and dyers getting involved each time we go there.  Three of the twelve cabins are already booked for next year’s tour and I’m […]

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