Meeting and Program Schedule (Note: Many artists offer an extended workshop to their regular program presentation. Please check our Workshop and Mini Workshop tabs for additional information)
2016 Meeting Schedule
August 4, 2016
October 6, 2016
Program: Eileen Van Bronkhorst- Where Your Past and Future Collide- Being Present to Weave; discover how weaving even the smallest of tapestries can bring healing into your life.
October 7,8, 2016
Workshop: Eileen Van Bronkhorst- Tapestry Weaving- Bigger is Not Always Better; making small tapestries is a great way to play with techniques, color, design and problems you are trying to work out without a larger blank canvas intimidating you.
November 3, 2016
Uncommon Threads check-in and meeting, Greenbank Farm
December 1, 2016
Holiday Potluck and Auction
2017 Meeting Schedule
January 12, 2017
Planning Meeting, PNWAS 10am-2pm
Library will be open
February 2, 2017
Program: Arunas Oslapas- Quilting Metal: The Quilt That Won’t Keep You Warm at Night; the story behind the designer and how metal quilts began.
March 2, 2017
Program: John Mullarkey: What To Do With All These Bands; a review of the many useful applications for all kinds of band weaving.
March 3-5, 2017
Workshop: Tablet Weaving Basics and Beyond; an in-depth review of how to weave with tablets or cards. See the Workshops Tab for additional details.
April 3-4, 2017
Workshop: Sara Lamb - Kimono (See the Workshops Tab for additional details).
April 6, 2017
Program: Robyn Spady- Weaving Innovations from the Bateman Collection; sharing some of Dr. Bateman’s most innovative work and how he took some weave structures to new heights.;
May 4, 2017
Program: Janet King- My Journey as a Fiber Artist; how Janet came to be a fiber artist and why she chose felt as her medium.
May 5-7, 2017
Workshop: Janet King- Eco Printed Fine Felt Garment; eco print/natural dye on fine wearable felt tunics and vests. (See the Workshops Tab for additional details).
May 17, 2017
Planning Meeting 10am-2pm Location TBD
June 1, 2017
Program: Lydia Christiansen- Reinventing the Wheel; a 3-year journey processing domestic, natural fiber on Whidbey Island. Lydia is the owner-operator of Abundant Earth Fibers, a yarn fiber mill on Whidbey Island.
Picnic – date and location to be announced.