Meeting Agenda

6:30 pm: Show N Tell
7:00 pm: Program/Speaker
Followed by our business meeting.
The meetings are held at the GRPD Metro Lodge 97 located at 1753 Alpine Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI
unless otherwise announced or arranged. Guests are welcome to attend all regular meetings and may attend two meetings before joining.

Click here for our Calendar.

September 5, 2023 – Ruthanne Morningstar “Navajo and Southwest Weaving”

October 2, 2023 - Laverne Waddington “Backstrap Loom and Weaving in South America”

November 6, 2023 – Rebecca Mezoff “Spinning & Weaving in Iceland”

December 4, 2023 – Holiday potluck

January 2, 2024 – Member Discussion Tips & Tricks

February 5, 2024 – Janice Arnold “Extreme Felt – making felt like a nomad”

March 4 , 2024 – Barbara J Wright “Moulded by Life: Lessons for Growing as an Artist”

April 1 , 2024 – Melvenea Hodges “Weaving What I Might Have Woven”

May 6 , 2024 – Nancy Binkowski "Basics of Broom Making"

June 3, 2024 – End of Year Potluck

Programs

Monthly educational meetings are open to both members and guests for inspirational presentations made by local, regional and national textile experts. Members are also able to attend workshops at member pricing. Guests may register for an additional fee (if space is available).

Workshop dates for 2023-2024
November 4, 2023 – Felted Cross Body Purse
March 9 – Clay Polymer Beads
Retreats are scheduled each year in Fall & Spring to provide opportunity for members to work on personal projects, learn a new skill and connect with other fiber enthusiasts. Retreats are open to both members and guests at member pricing.

Fall Retreat 2023
October 21, 2023 – 9 am to 4 pm
Little Pine Island Camp
6889 Pine Island Drive NE
Comstock Pk, MI
Cost $10

Spring Retreat 2024
April 13, 2024 – 9 am to 4 pm
CRC Conference Grounds, Sunshine Room
12253 Lakeshore Dr
Grand Haven, MI
Cost $10

Get In Touch

For more information about joining our guild or to inquire about becoming a speaker please contact us here. 

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