Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Guild Auction

WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2012 – 6:30pm

Don't miss out on this opportunity to pick up a great deal on fiber related items!

GUILD AUCTION:  Outside in the parking lot behind the arts council building---the new tailgate auction! Remember, all the proceeds from sales of your donated items go directly to the guild to support programs. And anything fiber or textile related is welcome.  Here are some possibilities but the list is endless: fabric (remnants, scraps, pieces), lace, clothing (unfinished, vintage, too big, too small, parts of garments), tools (knitting needles, crochet hooks, weaving tools, painting/printing items, stencils, stamps), paints, dyes, baskets, beads, looms, spinning wheels, roving, fleeces, food (!), plants, books, patterns, ribbons, yarn, thread, embroidery floss, needles, papers, felt, DVDs.  Alexa Urquhart will be our auctioneer!

Clean out your studio, your closets, and bring in all those items that you don’t want anymore---it will be someone else’s treasures!

Friday, April 6, 2012

Sharp and to the Point Felting

Some people, like me, make felt. Others, like Pris Lynch, make art. Wednesday night I left meeting totally inspired to play with color sometime this week. Our meetings keep getting better and better, promoting fiber and feeding the members wonderful ideas.
A combination piece of wet felted wool, cut and pieced and embellished with needle felting and beads.

Wet felted scarves of wool yarn with needle felted embellishment.  A bowl of soysilk.