THSG will be celebrating the Holidays with our annual Potluck on December 17th at St.Philip’s Episcopal Church. Since we did not have a sign-up sheet for food, we are depending on EVERYONE to bring something to eat. If you have questions on what to bring, please contact our Hospitality Chairperson, Jana Ewart at firstname.lastname@example.org. Let’s […]
ATTENTION MEMBERS TH&SG has been given the opportunity to display our beautiful hand crafted items at the Joel D Valdez Library in downtown Tucson. This show will take place for the entire month of January 2015. If you are not a juried member, you will need to have your item/s juried by the Standards Committee. Please bring your beautiful works […]
The November meeting was held in the home of Donna Andersen. Donna presented a very informative video on shaft switching in rug weaving. There was also a great show & tell by the folks that dyed fiber in the October meeting!
Surface Design Study Group will NOT be meeting in December due the Christmas holiday. If you have questions or comments, please contact Merry Warner at 870-6775 or email@example.com Happy Holidays to everyone.
If you know about working with cotton and enjoy interacting with high school age students, please consider volunteering for this outreach opportunity. Sky Islands High School (a small charter school with a focus on environmental and place-based education) is looking for the guild’s expertise to help teach students (grades 9-12) about harvesting and processing cotton. […]
The following is a list of the proposed 2015 THSG Workshops. Dates and detailed information about them will be posted on the website once they are confirmed. Dimensional Weaving - Martina Celerin – early March http://www.martinacelerin.com/ Indigo Dyeing/Surface Design - Barbara Shapiro – late March http://barbara-shapiro.com/ We still have Workshop openings for April. If […]
It’s time to re-join the “THSG flock” and get involved! We will continue having a monthly raffle – new and exciting prizes for each winner! We will continue to sell THSG Logo items such as Super Totes, long sleeve tees, aprons and pouch bags at general meetings. Help will be needed to accept money and bag items. Finally, we […]
Change regarding Membership Dues Membership Form 2014-2015-1 THSG Board Officer slate for 2014 A MESSAGE FROM OUR LIBRARIAN: Congratulations! Summer borrowers’ timely returns were nearly 100%! We thank you. Submitting requests for each meeting will follow the same routine as in the past. Please make your requests 48 hours before the meeting date. Borrowing can […]
Rug Hooking We will continue to pursue our projects and our focus will be on backgrounds and borders. The next meeting is January 17th at 9:30 at the home of the coordinator, Adrienne Moore-Mortimer. For more information, contact Adrienne Moore- Mortimer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Basketry Study Group Since we lost our meeting space at Tucson College, we have decided to meet at member’s homes. Our next meeting will be at Mary Alice Wagner’s home in the NW part of the Tucson area. It will be Saturday, December 6, 9:30-12. Zarah Abbott will be our teacher to show us how […]
It’s that time again. Our Guild has reserved our wonderful location at the TMS to attend this Fall’s event. We need: *Wonderful Creations from our exceptional fiber artists *Volunteers to staff, set up and take down our “Boutique” *Demonstrators to show the public all of the fun things that THSG does! Thursday, Nov 20 is […]
Hello Fellow Fiber Enthusiasts! At our next felting study group meeting we will complete stage 3 of our ongoing Martien Van Zuilen project–the background and additional embellishment. Be sure to bring your felted/initial stage embellished piece from our last study group meeting plus enough roving choices for your “background” or “frame” for the piece. Can’t […]
This was the last work created in the Celebration series and was commissioned for a particular wall in the home of private patron. It was donated to the Guild by her heirs. The work is woven of linen and cotton embroidery floss. The central section is embroidery floss, dropped and added to form the imagery, […]
CLOTHING STUDY GROUP January 16, 2015 9:30 a.m.- 12:00 noon Selvedge Sewing, 103 N. Park, Suite 107, Tucson, AZ Micki Johns will be our presenter. She will review the Duct tape T- shirt pattern technique and review the results of our project from last year. Participants who made t-shirts from the resulting pattern will share […]
The Rug Weaving Study Group meets at 9:30am the 2nd Tuesday of the month. Each month we meet in the members’ homes. Our purpose is to help each other become better rug weavers. We share experiences with rug weaving, warp and weft, and finishing and help each other with problems and project ideas. Tuesday, DECEMBER […]
Knitting Study Group will meet at 1:00 p.m. in the Modular Classroom opposite the silos on the U of AZ Agriculture Campus at Roger Rd. west of Campbell. Zarah Abbott will present using short rows in lace knitting. Please do join us if you’re interested in learning or furthering your knitting skills. Bring your […]
ATTENTION TAPESTRY WEAVERS: The December 13th study group meeting has a change in location. We will meet at the home of Adrienne Moore-Mortimer at 9:30 a.m. This meeting will be a stash sale consisting of yarns, books, and tapestry looms. All proceeds will go to TH&SG. Also, we will have a “Build a Salad” pot-luck. […]
The Spinning Study Group will meet at St. Philips Episcopal Church on River and Campbell at approximately 12 noon following the General meeting. Reneé and Heather will help us through those odd little foreign, yet important spinning terms – wpi and tpi (wraps per inch and twists per inch). You will know the magic of how […]
Porrey Cross Weaving Study Group will meet this month at 10am on Friday, Dec. 12th at the home of Diane Bootes. Please RSVP to Diane by Tuesday, Dec. 9th if you plan to attend. We will be starting a new year-long study project, “New-to-me” Twill. Participants will each study one twill structure, report to the […]
The Book Arts study group will have a special meeting directly following the January THSG meeting at St. Philip’s. Participants will make a small pamphlet stitch booklet to take home ( To write all those New Years Resolutions in!) We are welcoming new members to the group, so join us! For more information contact […]