In addition to our monthly meetings, we sponsor study groups, workshops, the Blue Ridge Fiber show and offer scholarships to our members for fiber related classes. We publish a monthly newsletter and we promote exhibit opportunities and avenues for community service. We have an extensive library and members have the opportunity to check out books prior to and after meetings. Most importantly, the Guild offers the perfect venue in which to share our successes and make new friends who share an interest in fiber arts.
western north Carolina fiber/handweavers guild, inc.
The Historic Johnson Farm
3346 Haywood Rd.
Hendersonville, NC 28791
Mailing address: Catherine Alter, Treasurer
1 Page Ave, Grove Arcade #325
Asheville, NC 28801
Winter project review - 'Do your own thing',
brown bag lunch,
Blue Ridge Fiber Show update
|March 10||Photographing your work||Joan Berner|
|The Worldwide Textile Community: Adventures with WARP|
Field trip to Fiber Weekend at Folk Art Center
NO BUSINESS MEETING AT JOHNSON FARM
|June 16||Stretches for Fiber Artists||Emily (Van Eman) Miller|
|WORKSHOP: Picnic Basket with Inkle Woven Handle (part 1)|
June 23, 24
|WORKSHOP: Snap, CRACKLE, Pop Weave||Teena Tuenge|
|July 8||WORKSHOP: Picnic Basket with inkle woven handle (part 2)||Ruth Howe|
|July 14||Kasuri Dyeing||Beth Johnson|
|July 14 afternoon||Special topic: Photography for Blue Ridge Fiber Show Entries|
|Aug 11||Needle Felting|
|Sept 8||Finding HER Story in Threads: Historic Textile Research||Suzanne McDowell|
|Sept 7,8,9||WORKSHOP: Wedge Weave Fundamentals||Connie Lippert|
|Late September||Blue Ridge Fiber Show entry and opening day|
|Oct 13||Showcasing Students' Recent Work||Amy Putansu|
|Nov 10||Handwoven Textiles||Deanna Lynch|
Nov 10 afternoon
and Nov 11
|WORKSHOP: Triaxial Mad Weave||Charlene St. John|
The Western North Carolina Fibers/ Handweavers Guild, Inc. was organized in 1974, and incorporated in 1976. It was founded to promote and encourage participation in and appreciation of fine craftsmanship as related to textile arts. Our current members live in North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee, and represent a wide range of fiber interests: weaving, spinning, dyeing, felting, crocheting, knitting, rug hooking and basketry, as well as fiber production and animal husbandry.
WNCFHG has lots going on.
We meet from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
on the second Saturday of the month,
February thru November,
at the Historic Johnson Farm in Hendersonville, NC.
Visitors are welcome. 2018 schedule below.