Seattle Weavers Guild: Sale at Francie Alcorn’s Studio April 12 & 13th.

[message from Robyn Spady, forwarded by Lana]

Francie Alcorn was a member of the Seattle Weavers Guild and one of its past presidents.  She passed away in November 2013.  Shortly before she passed away, she asked if we would coordinate the sale of the items in her amazing weaving studio on behalf of her family with the proceeds going to benefit the Seattle Weavers’ Guild.  Her weaving books have been donated to the Seattle Weavers’ Guild library and the items that will not be added to the guild library will be made available for sale at a later date.  The sale for the rest of her items is as follows:

Date:                     Friday, April 12th from 12:00 – 4:00 pm

Saturday, April 13th from 10:00 – 2:00 pm (come prior to the Saturday program)

Address:              1615 – 4th Ave., N. (This is in the Queen Anne neighborhood)

Seattle, WA  98109

Note:                    Enter through the open garage and go straight to the back into the studio.  You may wish to bring your own bag(s)

Currency:       Cash, check, and credit cards will be accepted

Below is a preview of what is available:


  •        Silk, wool, and linen – $10/lb
  •        Cotton, Tencel, rayon – $5/lb
  •        Synthetics and “mystery” yarn – $3/lb


    •        Sewing, including pattern making, draping, etc.
    •        Knitting
    •        Quilting
    •        Lace making (a wide variety of techniques)
    •        Book making
    •        And more

AVL spool rack

Floor-to-ceiling wire racks with wire bins

Inkle looms

Quilting supplies

Dress form

Shuttles, pick-up sticks, lease sticks, temples

Drop spindles

Sewing supplies and patterns



And much more.  I hope to see you there!

Robyn Spady

(360) 204-6188

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About Larye

New weaver and amateur loom mechanic. 50-year career in information technology, now self-employed and semi-retired: specialize in Unix systems administration, web site development, and bioinformatics applications programming. Other interests include bicycle touring, aircraft construction, and quilting. Married to weaver/spinner/quilter/cyclist Judy.