Tumwater Middle School Homesteader Program

Members of the Olympia Weavers Guild gave instruction in hand spinning to students at the Tumwater Middle School in preparation for their Homesteader Program at the New Market Pioneer Fair.  Volunteer spinning instructors were Lana Schneider, Patti Logan, Nancy Breckenridge, Debra Sporseen, and Wendy Kough.

Travelers 2014


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For the May program, members brought in fiber articles they picked up in their travels and/or family articles that have traveled through time, including some pieces woven 200 years and five generations ago.

Showcase, May 2014


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This month’s creations included pin-woven bags, woven shibori, Japanese basketry, “skrunched” inkle bands, backstrap weaving, handspun skeins,knitted dolls, handwoven chair upholstery, and a crazy quilt made with handwoven pieces.  The attendees at the Laura Viada Thick and Thin workshop last … Continue reading