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

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Colour Control in Spinning Workshop

New dates:
April 26 +27
Photo and yarn by Deborah
who spins while doing yoga!
check her blog: Heart like a wheel
Colour Control in Spinning

Tired of getting mud when you spin multicoloured roving? Sometimes you might get a pleasant surprise but wouldn't it be much more satisfying to spin with confidence that your finished yarn will be exactly what you want? After working with various combinations of colours and spinning techniques, you will begin to find your stride.
Chain [Navajo] plying, striated roving, painted roving, sprinkle dyed roving will be just some of what will be explored.

Only 4 spaces left! The guild is hosting another spinning workshop Colour Control in Spinning by Cheryl Wiebe. $90 for Guild members with $50 deposit due at the Apr 2nd Guild meeting, $120 for non-members. Space is limited and priority goes to Guild Members. To register contact Kathy cedarweaver@gmail.com


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