Archive for January, 2017

Ready, Sett, Go: Warp Design Made Simple w/Cameron Taylor-Brown-January 2017

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Workshop Description: Many handweavers guess at sett by winding yarn around a ruler. There is another way to determine sett simply and accurately. For many years, the textile industry has used the Ashenhurst Formula, which provides easy mathematical calculations for spun yarns that account for fiber, yarn type, weave and end use.  In a hands-on, […]

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WHO ARE THESE KNITTERS?

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At the January KNITTING STUDY GROUP these pictures were taken of projects that each member was currently working on. Any ideas on who was doing the knitting? Who are these masked KNITTERS? If you have any ideas, publish them on the THSG Facebook or Ravelry sites!

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Celebrate Weaving Day! November 11

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For more information go to Tucson Desert Art Musum

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Spirited Hands Felting Studio posts 2017 WORKSHOPS Schedule

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Spirited Hands Studio, located at 851 N Corinth Ave in Tucson, has posted their 2017 WORKSHOP Schedule. Click on WORKSHOPS to check out all of the classes available. If you have any questions call 520-873-7388 or send an email to feltingmagic@gmail.com.

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Sheep Thrills Retreat in August 2017!

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Grandma’s Sheep Thrills Retreat Grandma’s Spinning Wheel has announced registration for their 4th Annual fiber arts creativity retreat in Prescott this summer, from Aug 11-13th. More than a dozen fiber art explorations in dyeing, felting, spinning, weaving, Tunisian crochet and so much more, with most “fiber art stations” open to beginners!  What a great way […]

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WANTED!! Nominating Committee

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WANTED! NOMINATING COMMITTEE It’s that time again to think about the Election of Officers and your guild needs your help.  We need two volunteers for this position. The duties of the committee are: Prepare a slate of candidates for all officers and standards committee Present the list to your board by March  Announce the nominees […]

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Quilt Workshop with Kay Khan-November 2017

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 Quilt Experiments: In Search of your Creative Edge with Kay Khan Presented by PAPERWORKS Location: First Christian Church, 740 E Speedway, Tucson Contact: Linda Kern     520-465-7978 Kay Khan  http://www.kaykhanart.com/ November   9, 2017  Thursday, 2pm – 6pm November 10, 2017  Friday, 9am – 5 pm November 11, 2017  Saturday, 9 am – 5 pm Students will need to have […]

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THSG Members participate in ART TRAILS STUDIO TOURS this weekend!!

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I ,Donna Anderson (THSG member) am participating in the Art Trails Studio Tour on October  21 & 22 from 10-4 both days. If you are near, please stop by and say hello. I will be located with a jewelry artist, Cindy Stewart, at her home in the Highlands off Dove Mt Blvd. Karen Samson, a THSG member, will […]

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30th Annual SW Regional SPINNERS RETREAT-July 2017

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SOUTH WEST REGIONAL SPINNERS RETREAT -“Sharing our Love of Spinning for 30 years” July 28-30, 2017 Sacramento, NM Want to leave Tucson in the heat of the summer and enjoy the cool of the mountains while taking wonderful workshops for FREE? The only thing you will pay for is your food and lodging. Check out […]

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Arizona Teachers Federation Seminar

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On Saturday, July 15, members of the THSG Outreach committee will assist Karen Lukacs with a seminar for the Arizona Teachers Federation Interior Design and Fashion Merchandising Teachers. The purpose of the seminar is to enhance their curriculum, specifically in helping their students understand the nature of textiles, such as the difference between knitted and […]

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FLAGSTAFF Wool & Fiber Festival-June 3-4, 2017

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Flagstaff Wool & Fiber Festival takes place June 3rd and 4th! This year’s Keynote Speaker is Kristine Vejar. She is the bestselling author of The Modern Natural Dyer and owner of naturally dyed yarn and fabric business A Verb for Keeping Warm . There will be lots of demonstrators and vendors as well as many workshops including “Naturally Dyed Green & Purple” with […]

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Open SPIN IN-BIRDHOUSE YARNS

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OPEN SPIN-IN! Our summer casual Spin In will be at Birdhouse Yarns this coming Saturday, August 19, at 1 pm. Bring your wheels or spindles for a relaxing time with spinners. Bring show and tell and questions if you wish. I have a request for someone who wants her dog hair spun. This is the information: […]

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