Guild Events

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Harmony Weavers Guild Exhibit at Delaware Art Museum – Sept. 30, 2017 – Jan. 14, 2018




See the best of the Harmony Weavers Guild’s textile creations at The Delaware Art Museum, which is conveniently located just off I-95 in Wilmington and near other treasures of the Delaware Valley, including Winterthur Museum, the Brandywine Arts Museum, Longwood Gardens and more. Admission is free on Sundays. More information at: The Fabric of Life at the Delaware Art Museum



Frances Irwin Handweavers Schedule

Fall 2017-Spring 2018

October 14, 2017 (Saturday) Field Trip to Silk City Yarn Warehouse Sale and the Paterson Museum. Coordinator: Elaine McCarthy

November 13, 2017 – Program: Inkle Looms. Coordinator: Brianna Lancaster

December 12, 2017 – (Tuesday) Holiday Luncheon at Stroudsmoor Country Inn, Stroudsburg, PA. Coordinator: Pat Sole

Note: Meetings will be held in the Green Township Building, Warren County, New Jersey, starting in 2018

January 8, 2018 – Program: Weaving your own Chenille. Presenters: Cuyler Augustino & Sally Orgren.

February 12 , 2018 – Program: Topic TBD. Presenter: Daryl Lancaster,

March 12, 2018 – Program: Boost Your Skills Part 5: Topics TBD or coved by DVDPresented by a panel          

April 9, 2018 – Programs: Results of the 3rd Annual Weaving Challenge. Coordinator: Cuyler Augustino. Weaving Software. Facilitators: Brianna Lancaster & Dee Lande

May 14, 2018 – Program: Topic TBD.

June 11, 2018 – Program: Renegade Treadlings on Traditional Threadings. Presenter: Suzi Ballinger


Jockey Hollow Weavers Schedule 

Fall 2017-Spring 2018

November 1, 2017 – Program: Painted and Plaited Baskets from MAFA. Presenter: Jerri Shankler

November 11 & 12, 2017 – ANNUAL JOCKEY HOLLOW GUILD EXHIBIT AND SALE: Brookside Community Center, Brookside (Mendham Twp), New Jersey. The Brookside Community Club is located at 1E. Main Street at Cherry Lane (off of Route 24) in Brookside (Mendham Twp.) Cherry Lane is 2.3 miles east of Mendham and 5 miles west of Morristown. Saturday 10-5pm, Sunday 10-4pm.

December 6, 2017 – Program: Small Treats – Ukrainian Dolls on the Inkle Loom. Presenter: Brianna Lancaster

January 3, 2018 – Program: Weaving Software. Presenter: Carol Steuer

January 2018 – Program: Learn to Weave. Presenters: Daryl and Brianna Lancaster.  (Snow date January.)

February 7, 2018 – Program: HGA: What the Organization Does for the Weaving Community. Presenter: Sally Orgren, Editor, Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot

March 3, 2018 – Workshop: Kumihimo: Braiding Peace and Beauty into your Life. Presenter: Hetty Gunderrud (available to members only) 

March 7, 2018 – Program: Joseph and Anni Albers and the Bauhaus. Presenter: Fritz Horstman, Albers Foundation

April 4, 2018 – Program: Making a Marudi for Kumihimo. Presenter: Steve Antonucci

May 2, 2018 – Program: New Millennium Fibers with Heather Winslow

May 3-5, 2018 – Workshop: New Millennium Fibers with Heather Winslow

June 6, 2018 – Program: Results from the “Weavers Poker Challenge” and potluck dinner


Weavers Roundtable Programs

Fall 2017-Spring 2018

September 13, 2017 – Introduction to the Sample Exchange project for this year- Diversified Plain Weave –  Karel Henneberger and Barb Diefenderfer

October 11, 2017 – Program: Care and Feeding of Weaving and Spinning Equipment – Everyone;

Waffle Weave – Barb Diefenderfer

November 8, 2017 – Program: Finishing Techniques for Your Handwoven Projects – Barb Diefenderfer

December 13, 2017 – Holiday luncheon and mini craft demonstration, Bonnie Frederick  (Knitted Christmas tree balls) – Bring a covered dish containing food to share plus your place setting, utensils and a handmade placemat

January 10, 2018 – Old Fashioned Sewing Circle/Spin-in – Bring a spinning wheel or drop spindle if you like or an unfinished project to finish.  Be prepared to share a story about your work.

February 14, 2018 – Program: The Life and Work of Bertha Gray Hayes – Catherine McKillop

March 14, 2018 – Program: Rep Weave – Karel Henneberger

April 11, 2018 – Program: The Bateman Weaves – Terry Edwards

May 9, 2018 – Program: A Look at 21st Century Weaving Fibers – Deb Lawson

June 13, 2018 – Luncheon – Program/demonstration TBD