Every September, the Guild participates in the Sheep to Shawl competition.  Dates may be obtained from the Washington State Fair, Puyullap.
Our annual Show and Sale in November an event not to be missed!
Guild Meetings:
Visitors are welcome at the regular guild meetings and programs, and may attend up to two meetings as a guest before joining the guild.  Unless otherwise noted, meetings are on the third Friday of the month, September through May, at the North Olympia Fire Station, 8-3; 5046 Boston Harbor Road NE; Olympia.

The OWG monthly business meeting begins promptly at 9:45 am. The library opens earlier, at 9:00, for book browsing and returns. There is a morning break and a time for Showcase (members bring, show, and discuss projects), and a program. Feel free to bring a bag lunch or a guest.

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Here are details of our upcoming meetings and events:

September 20, 2019 Guild Meeting 

Extended Showcase – Guild Members – Please bring all those beautiful items you have created since our last Showcase in May.

October 18, 2019 Guild Meeting

Felted Garments – Carol Meraji

November 8, 9, & 10, 2019 Show and Sale

  • Nov 8 Friday 3:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Nov 9 Saturday 10:00am to 6:00pm
  • Nov 10 Sunday 10:00am to 4:00pm

November 15, 2019 Guild Meeting

Uzbet Ikat: The Personal Saga of an Exceptional Cloth – Marilyn Romatka

December 20, 2019 Holiday Potluck

January 17, 2020 Guild Meeting

Peruvian, Guatemalan and Mexican Textiles – American Smith

February 21, 2020 Guild Meeting

Yarn-in-a-Bag – Guild Members

February 22, 2020 Workshop – 3 hour workshop

Basic Bookbinding Techniques – Rosanne Horovitz and Nancy Sedlacek

March 7, 2020 11:30 – 75th Anniversary Celebration Weaving through the Decades at the Lacey Community Center, 6729 Pacific Ave SE

March 20, 2020 Guild Meeting (canceled)

Coast Salish Weaving: Our Indigenous Weave Style – Dr. Susan Pavel (canceled)

Basic Bookbinding Techniques – Rosanne Horovitz and Nancy Sedlacek (canceled)

April 17, 2020 Guild Meeting

Landscapes of Inspiration – Kris Abshire (canceled)

April  18-19, 2020 Workshop – 2 day workshop (canceled)

Point of Departure: Arashi, Beyond the Pleat – Kris Abshire – The workshop encompasses Arashi Shibori dyeing and beyond – Alternate Venue: McLane Grange

May 15, 2020 Guild Meeting

Kumihimo: From Defense to Decoration – Rosalie Nelson (canceled)

May 16, 2020 Workshop – 1 day workshop (canceled)

Kumihimo: Introduction to Braiding on the Marudai – Rosalie Nelson

June 19, 2020 Picnic
Picnic at Marise Person’s – Theme: “My Washington” (canceled)