Many thanks to the crew that set up the guild booth in Victoria at ANWG 2017, to Erica, who got these excellent photos before the crowds filled the show, and to those guild members who contributed their work to the … Continue reading →
OWG’s Legends program is an opportunity to honor our long-term members by having them share a “trunk show” showcasing their fiber journey. This year’s “legends” took many paths, but share a love of fiber and design, showing a range from … Continue reading →
A baker’s dozen students from OWG, Tacoma Weavers Guild, and Seattle Weavers Guild gathered at the Griffin #2 fire station on Steamboat Island Road to learn how to transform handwoven fabric into clothing, taught by award-winning weaver, clothing maker, author. … Continue reading →
This month’s showcase featured fabrics and clothing from Thailand, twill class samples, rugs, kitchen towels, handspun yarn, cedar bark baskets, handspun and woven clothing, and polymer millefiori buttons.
Nancy Olson, current president of the Tacoma Weavers Guild and expert on basketry of the northwest coastal traditions, led a workshop in cedar bark basketry in the Haida tradition. Materials for the class included an astounding array of yellow and … Continue reading →
Winter, even a mild one, seems to send members to their looms. A very prolific month, with baskets, rugs, bands, knitting, baby blankets, runners and scarves, along with beaded pins, needle books, acquired woven objects, and a home-made-from-plans Swedish band … Continue reading →