Mid Island Weavers and Spinners (and other fibre enthusiasts) Guild

This is the Mid Island Weavers and Spinners (and other fibre enthusiasts) blog page. The group meets the first Wednesday of the month during the fall/winter/spring (September through to June). Meetings are held in the hall of St. Paul's Chruch downtown Nanaimo (across from the Dorchester Hotel - the entrance is on the other side of the church at 100 Chapel St, across the street from the new condos). 7:00 pm. Guests are welcome to come...bring your knitting, spinning wheel or other fibre addictions. Meetings usually consist of 5 minutes of business, show and tell (bring something), tea and cookies, and some sort of workshop, seminar or talk where you will learn something fibry and interesting.
We now have an email address: MIWSGuild at gmail.com

Thursday, November 15, 2012

3rd Wednesday Spin-in -plus spinning silk hankies

Silk cocoons, silk hankie and
silk yarn spun on a tahkli spindle
The Mid Island Weavers and Spinners (and other FibRe FReaKs) are hosting another 3rd Wednesday of the month spin-in on Nov 21st, 7p.m. in the basement of St. Paul’s Church downtown Nanaimo. The spin-in is open to anyone (a devious plot in which we hope to lure people into joining the MIWSGuild). Learn how to spin silk or just bring your favorite fibre or just come and kni and meet like-minded peoplet. 
The Guild now has a carder, so if you have some fleece you would like to card, feel free to bring it and use the carder.
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Sunday, November 4, 2012

Updated Upcoming Workshops

Felted bison from the fashion
show at Olds College Fibre Week
 last week of June 2012 
The Mid Island Weavers & Spinner Guild blog (this page) has been updated to have links to Workshops Coming Up (over to the right)  from mostly local organizations, but also a few other key places.  Check those links on a regular basis to find out what's happening.
If you have a workshop schedule link to add, please send it to MIWSGuild at gmail.com.


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