Archive for May, 2016

A PALETTE of FIBER ARTS GALA-October 2016

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The Tucson Handweavers and Spinners Guild is proud to present an afternoon of fellowship and fiber arts!  When: Saturday, October 29, 2016   1:00PM to 6:00PM Where: The Tucson Jewish Community Center, 3800 E. River Road, Tucson, AZ SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Open to the Public Beginning at 1:00PM: A Gallery of Fiber Art featuring unique creations […]

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THSG Summer GUILD MEETINGS!

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Hello Fellow Fiber Enthusiasts! Do you feel the Tucson Handweavers and Spinners Guild enriches your life and wish that our Guild would meet over the summer? THIS SUMMER WE WILL MEET and the schedule is as follows: SUMMER MEETING SCHEDULE Fourth Wednesday of the Month 9am- 12:30pm Date:       June 22 Time:  9:00 a.m. (set up) […]

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The Countdown Is On For “Yarn” At The Loft!

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On Wednesday, July 6th at 7:30 p.m., the LOFT CINEMA is screening the documentary, YARN, which looks at the world of fiber art through the lens of 4 working fiber artists from around the world. As a Community Partner with the Loft for this film, our guild has been preparing for a great evening with a “yarn storming” of structures at […]

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2017-2018 JURYING DATES

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2017-2018 Jurying Dates You may contact any member from the Standards Committee to alert us of your wish to be juried and make arrangements to get your items to someone on the committee. September 25, 2017 October 23, 2017 November 27, 2017 December 18, 2017 January 22, 2018 February 26, 2018 March 26, 2018 April […]

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July THSG MEETUP!-End of June

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THSG MEETUP- Wednesday, June 29 Since the first week of July is going to be taken up with the Independence Day weekend and the yarn-storming event at the Loft on July 6, we are going to have our July meet-up in late June. This earlier date will also give the “yarn stormers” another work session to prepare […]

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YARN STORMING!! Preparation Pictures

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A “Yarn Storming” project(aka Yarn Bombing) was proposed and approved by the Gala/Pallet committee to coincide with the opening of the JCC Gallery Show on October 13.  The chosen object(s) will be covered with pieces of knitting, weaving, felting, crochet, fringe, tassels, anything fiber related! All colors and patterns are welcome.  Marcia Molter and Zarah Abbott are […]

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THSG SPEAKER SERIES at the Historic “Y” concludes in February

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The SPEAKERS SERIES of FIBER ARTISTS concludes with Final Artist. The Historic Y  is located at  738 N. 5th Avenue in Tucson. Date & Time: February 22, 2017, 7PM Speaker: Deborah Corsini ( wedge weave ) Topic  Behind the Scenes: A Curator’s Perspective In her eight year tenure as the curator of the San Jose Museum of Quilts & […]

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THSG has a RAVELRY Group!!

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THSG now has a Ravelry Group!  Worried that the coming summertime means you can’t keep up with seeing the delectable projects our group members create?  THSG has joined this exciting online community where we can all show and share our projects and our THSG news all year long! If you currently are a member of […]

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THSG September-BUSINESS BUILDING Study Group

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The Business Building Study Group will meet on the second Wednesday of September, 9/13 at 9:30 am – 11:30 am in the conference room at the THSG Library. We’ll hear updates from members of summer successes and plans for the fall. The group has continued meeting over the summer and discussed plans and ideas for pop-up sales and collaborations. […]

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THSG-August TAPESTRY Study Group

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The TAPESTRY STUDY Group will meet on at 9:30am on Saturday, August 13th in the Community Room of the Ward 6 Council Office at  3202 E First St. The AUGUST agenda will cover: 1.  The Tapestry Group Tucson Architecture Project 2.  Raffle Basket 3.  Study group goals for 2016-17 This is a new place for us. This room is free to […]

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THSG-DOLL MAKING Study Group will not meet this summer

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SEE YOU IN SEPTEMBER! If you have any questions about our group, contact Brenda Kelly at bkkloom2@aol.com.

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THSG-October Fiber Doll Making and Costuming Study Group

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Fiber Doll Making and Costuming will meet at the Amphi Bible Church ( located on Prince Rd. between Stone and Oracle), Tuesday October 18th at 9:30 a.m. We are a new group and we are continuing our discussion of how we want to conduct our meetings and what topics of study. This up coming meeting […]

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