October Meeting

GRPD Metro Lodge 97 1753 Alpine Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI, United States

Presenter: Cherish Meyette, Grand Alpaca Company Farm and Fiber Mill “Raising Alpaca” Cherish Meyette of Grand Alpaca Company Farm and Fiber Mill, and co-owner husband Les, currently have over 50 Huacaya Alpacas on their 40 acres farm in Montague, Michigan. They also run a fiber mill where they process their own fiber along with fiber […]

November Meeting

GRPD Metro Lodge 97 1753 Alpine Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI, United States

Presenter: Rebecca Mezoff  (via Zoom & In-Person at the Lodge) “Spinning & Weaving in Iceland” Rebecca Mezoff, author of the bestselling book, The Art of Tapestry Weaving, loves nothing more than helping new tapestry weavers untangle the mystery of making images with yarn. She runs an online tapestry school which has over 4,000 members and […]

December Meeting

GRPD Metro Lodge 97 1753 Alpine Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI, United States

Holiday Party, potluck, and gift exchange

January Meeting

GRPD Metro Lodge 97 1753 Alpine Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI, United States

Member Discussion Tips & Tricks - bring a fiber art problem to see if someone can help solve it for you! Business meeting to follow.

February Meeting

GRPD Metro Lodge 97 1753 Alpine Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI, United States

Presenter: Janice Arnold (via Zoom & In-Person at the Lodge) “Extreme Felt - making felt like a nomad”                                                                            […]

March Meeting

GRPD Metro Lodge 97 1753 Alpine Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI, United States

Presenter: Barbara J Wright  “Moulded by Life: Lessons for Growing as an Artist” Art can come from anywhere, make what you love, and never stop learning. Together we will explore these ideas through the lens of working with polymer clay, and how these lessons can be applied to your own journey as a developing artist […]

April Meeting

GRPD Metro Lodge 97 1753 Alpine Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI, United States

Presenter: Melvenea Hodges  “Weaving What I Might Have Woven" Melvenea Hodges is a Fiber Artist residing in South Bend, Indiana who creates clothing and accessories using traditional techniques such as block printing, sewing, weaving, spinning, knitting, crocheting, and embroidery. While Melvenea works with an array of fibers, cotton is the fiber that has sent her […]

May Meeting

GRPD Metro Lodge 97 1753 Alpine Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI, United States

Presenter: Nancy Binkowski Basics of Broom Making Most everyone has used a broom. But have you ever thought about this humble tool? From Appalachia to Africa, from ancient history to today, from plain and simple to works of art and all things in between the humble broom has a story to tell. Let’s spend some […]

June Meeting

GRPD Metro Lodge 97 1753 Alpine Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI, United States

End of Year Guild Potluck