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

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Fibre Events in February

Dressing a distaff with flax

Flax to Linen Victoria is having a gathering

If anyone local is interested, we are having a potluck tea - just bring some finger food to share It’s free: Monday February 10th , (BC’s Family Day) Public invited from 1:00 to 5pm at Sons of Norway Hall, 1110 Hillside ave, Victoria BC.  Pot luck afternoon tea (finger food), DVD, slide show, making spindles, spinning lessons, spinning and weaving demonstrations, seed packaging and sales. No cost, flax seed packs will be available for a donation. Enough for one square metre of your own flax!

Qualicum Guild presents a spinning workshop: 

Spinning Beyond the Basics
Dates/Times: 4 sessions - Sat Feb 22, Wed Feb 26, Sat March 1 and Wed March 5, 2014, 10:30 am to 1 pm More information here

Photo from Victoria Handweavers and Spinners Guild blog

Victoria Spin-in 2014

SPIN-IN 2014 will take place on Saturday, February 22, 2014, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at St. Mary’s Church, 4125 Metchosin Road. Pre-register Registration deadline is February 8th 2014.  For more information please contact Janet Johnstone janbar@shaw.ca  or Johanne Byskov jbyskov@shaw.ca
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