May meeting is Thursday, May 19. Carol James workshop is Friday, May 20

Join us on May 19 for the May meeting.  Brown bag lunch and social time starts at 11:30. The meeting is at 12:30.

Church of the Saviour, 2537 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118 in the new meeting room.

Our Thursday, May 19th meeting will be Carol James’ lecture program about sprang. Her workshop on finger weaving is Friday, May 20.

Request from EGLFC. Help needed!

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EGLFC 2017 is at Risk

Volunteers make our beloved regional fiber conference happen. Unfortunately,
volunteers have not stepped forward to fill crucial roles for the 2017 event.
Good teachers and venues book far in advance. Unless a committee begins work
soon, there will be no conference.

EGLFC 2017 has the treasury to bring in top-notch instructors, but so far no
program chairs to select them or treasurer to pay them. It has volunteers for
important jobs such as registrar and website, but so far no person willing to
coordinate them all.

If you value our regional conference — big enough to bring in excellent
teachers yet small enough to get to know them — please consider what you are
willing to do to help it continue. To volunteer or ask any questions you may
have, please contact 2015 chair Peg Houseman at 716-648-2987 or
peghouse54@gmail.com. Thank you!

April meeting is Thursday, April 21 and Carol James workshop update

Join us on Thursday April 21 for the April meeting.  Brown bag lunch and social time starts at 11:30. The meeting is at 12:30. Our program is a trip to the nearby CWG library annex. Duplicate materials will be available.

Church of the Saviour, 2537 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118 in the new meeting room.

Two places are still available for the Carol James finger weaving workshop in May.  It is Friday, May 20.  Our May Thursday, May 19th meeting will be her lecture program about sprang.

Brochure information for Carol James Finger Weaving Workshop

For those who missed getting the brochure: 

Her brochure for her workshops can be found here.

Carol James Workshop Brochure

The Facebook page is:

https://www.facebook.com/Carol-James-fingerweaver-sprang-artist-245302248842412/

 

Central Ohio Weaving Guild announces an auction

Weaving and Spinning Auction 

Wednesday, April 20, 2016; 9 a.m. – ? 

Preview Tuesday, 3 -? (details tbd) and Wednesday 8 am. 

Appletree Auction Center 

1625 W. Church St., Newark, OH 43055 Equipment, supplies and finished pieces from a long-time weaver and spinner will be part of a large household auction. In addition to the following photos, there are 100+ books on weaving, spinning, dyeing, etc.

RUG LOOM (2 shafts, 2 treadles, string heddles) – all pieces seem to be available but are not in the photos. No brand name could be found.

SMALL FLOOR LOOM – Folk art painted. 4 shafts, 6 treadles. Loom is completely unassembled. All pieces seem to be available. INKLE LOOM TWO WHEELS & NIDDY NODDY WHEELS 

SMALL TAPESTRY LOOM 

WARPING BOARD SUPPLIES: Boat Shuttles, Rug and Stick Shuttles, Pickup Sticks, a few metal heddles, threads, so much more. 

YARN. Some is in decent shape. 

More finished pieces 

BOOKS! 100+ Topics: weaving, spinning, dyeing, other fiber arts 

Ask Nancy about photographs for these items.

An Invitation for a Carol James Finger Weaving Workshop

Please join Cuyahoga Weavers Guild for

Finger Weaving Workshop with Carol James

Friday, May 20, 9AM to 4PM

Calvary Hall, Church of the Savior

2537 Lee Rd, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118

This one-day weaving class introduces you to the basic method. Focus is on the finger movements that create the braid, what the top ten mistakes look like, how to fix them, and how to avoid them in the first place. You begin with an already prepared warp. Once you worked it into a strap, Carol will show you how to finish and how to begin again. Prospective participants are invited to look for her YouTube videos on the subject.

Her brochure for her workshops can be found at: Carol James Workshop Brochure

Her Facebook page is:

https://www.facebook.com/Carol-James-fingerweaver-sprang-artist-245302248842412/

Carol will bring all materials. A little bit of yarn goes a long way in this. If you want you can bring some sock yarn, and she will help you to set up a neck scarf.

Copy registration form below and send with your check to:

Jean Jackson

2980 Washington Blvd. Cleveland Heights, Ohio 44118

___________________________

Cost will be 45$ per person (55$ if not a Cuyahoga Weavers Guild member)

Workshop will be held at Church of the savior, Calvary Hall

2537 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights , OH

9.00AM to 4.00 PM with brown bag lunch

 

Name : __________________________________________

Address: _________________________________________

Phone: _______________ Mobile: _____________________

E-Mail :__________________________________________

Check # _______________

 

Newsletter deadline is Tuesday, March 15

Our March is true to form with its teaser days followed by a refresher course in winter’s abilities. It’s also time to gather some thoughts and reveries for your weaving friends. Please jot down your ideas, thoughts and announcements for the guild.

Please send your news, events, programs, weaving travelogs, photos, reveries, and all manner of materials for the guild’s winter newsletter.  Submit them via newsletter@cuyahogaweaversguild.com.

Our members will appreciate the refreshing comaraderie as we move into spring and all its renewal.

 

March meeting is Saturday, March 19…..a change in usual day.

Join us on Saturday, March 19 for the March meeting.  Brown bag lunch and social time at 11:30. Meeting is at 12:30. Participants of Deb Silver’s workshop will be happy to show their efforts.  Deb will share a presentation about her Split-shed Beiderwand tapestry technique.

Church of the Saviour, 2537 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118 in the new meeting room

Eastern Great Lakes Fiber Conference opportunity for you

EGLFC 2017 Update:

Many Hands Make Light Work

Already many people had volunteered to help make EGLFC 2017 a success, several of them with experience from working on previous conferences. They are used to working across distances, as EGLFC committees have done in recent years. They have an ample treasury to cover reservations and other expenses for the October 6-9, 2017 event.

Two key positions remain unfilled, Chair and Treasurer. Without people in these jobs the Eastern Great Lakes Fiber Conference will not happen. Other areas, including publicity, could use additional volunteers.

October 2017 may seem far off but great teachers book far in advance. The committee must begin work soon. Please consider the opportunities this conference offers for you to shine — as well as those it offers for area fiber artists to study locally with nationally-known teachers — and step up to help make EGLFC 2017 a reality.

Feel free to contact me with any questions. I look forward to hearing from you.

Peg Houseman
EGLFC 2015 Chair
peghouse54@gmail.com, 716-648-2987

Thursday, February 18 is our meeting and Sarah Anliot program

Margaret Luckay talks about Sara Anliot an internationally known weaver,

Professor Emerita at Cleveland Institute of Art and a member of our guild.

Margaret had a personal connection with Sara and she will tell us about that

and show us some of her collection of Sara’s weavings. If you have a piece

by Sara please bring it in to share at the end of Margaret’s talk.

We gather at the Church of the Savior for a brown bag lunch at 11:30,

business meeting at Noon and our program immediately after that.

Be sure to join us!