State Fair 4×4 Volunteers

Volunteers needed for 4×4 at State Fair to have fun demonstrating your fiber arts and crafts

When September 4th

Volunteers will be given a free parking pass and one free ticket to the fair. A bonus for our fun time will be the OWG gets income.

Needed are 4 people each for a 4 hour shift, Morning, Midday or Night . You can work on a fiber project of your choice. Bringing items hang for a display are welcome too.
Please let Gail Trotter know which shift you would like to volunteer for and she will get back to you about exact times.

Please note the following Friday will be the guilds turn at Sheep to Shawl and volunteers will be needed for that too.

Twined Salla Bag II Class

When: July 15th 9AM – 4 PM        Where: 6028 Butterball LN NE

This Full Turn Twining Class will cover starting, the rim and color change on a small Salla Bag designed by Ardith Hamilton. See the results from the 1st class. http://olympiaweaversguild.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/owg-anwg-basket-report.pdf Twining technique http://basketmakers.com/topics/bytechnique/twined/twiningtech.htm can be done with many different fibers and is not limited to typical basket reed.

There will be a minimal cost to cover materials provided, based on number of students. Students will bring additional materials.

Contact Gail Trotter getrotter@comcast.net if you would like to be on the list for this class. She will send out more details on student cost and supplies needed. Also if you were in the 1st class and wish to finish your bag or share your knowledge you may come too,  just let Gail know what you will be working on.

Earth Day Program

April 21st we celebrate Earth Day and guild members creativity to repurpose items from their household to make materials, tools or for maintenance in their studios or use in art/weaving.  It will be a fun time and I look forward to audience participation.

If you have items you repurposed or up-cycled please bring them to show in an Earth Day Trunk Show to wrap up the program.