Guild Loom Projects

Guild Announcements:

Our fall season wrapup is Dec 15th. We’ll be back at the Community Centre on Jan 4 for the 1st Drop-in of 2018 for more spinning, weaving, knitting, felting and other fibre arts! The 2017/18 full schedule is below on the left side.

I missed our Nov meeting so I did come catch-up on last season. We have a new Blog Post for Oct of 2016, that’s last year! I am working at them from both ends now. The Posts are published by calendar date of the event so look for it by visiting the Archives to the right or Older Posts at the end of each post. Enjoy and thank you for visiting!

“We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Oliver Community Arts Council”
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Thursday, 12 March 2015

Apron Challenge inspired by Weaving Today Cover


The Apron Challenge
Last Fall, Barb L., a long time member if not a founding one, brought to our attention the cover of Weaving Today featuring a woven tea towel made into an apron with an Inkle band. She spoke to our creativity and presented the Apron Challenge. This could be a traditional apron, one of your own design and weaving or go beyond that. "Go Wild" she said! The creativity came forth. They were beautiful and what a variety, from original handwoven tea towels, up-cycled samplings, baby bibs, a revival of a hand embroidered tea towel or completely new creation's such as Terry's cheesecloth and felted apron. Barb enjoyed showing us the felted slogan on her apron which said "Kiss the Cook".

Gail's up-cycled samples and Inkle weave bands
Terry's felted cheesecloth apron

New weavings by Ann & Cynthia

Stephanie's handwoven towels