Insta-what?

We have Instagram! For many members, social media isn’t something we spend a lot of time with, but we understand that in times when people are unable to come to us to see our work, we have to find ways to go out and promote our craft.

Behold, Instagram!

Follow us @chilliwackspinnersandweavers and if you’re a member, send photos of your projects to Jordan to have your work posted.

Dye Another Day

The weather cooperated perfectly for our annual Dye Day hosted by Louise H. A rainbow could be found in the dye pots and the ladies with their wheels found under the shade of a big maple tree.

Jude, of Ewesful Creations, was kind enough to bring a pile of her custom dyed fibre for the rest of us to pick through and purchase.
What’s a beautiful day without treats to go with it?
Who doesn’t want to just roll around in this pile of gorgeous fibre?

Many Hands

The Chilliwack Spinners and Weavers Guild room boasts many pieces of equipment and a floor filled with looms of all shapes, makes, and sizes. Through the winter, most of our looms are warped with group projects. The snow put a major delay on new warps, but with the weather co-operating, we’ve been able to get back at it.

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Three pairs of hands were working together to tie on a warp that will become rosepath tea towels. Long-standing members work with new members to pass on this age-old craft. Centuries of combined experience within the Guild membership means that there is usually at least one person on hand to help with nearly any task.

Saturday Sweater

New Spinner – Bev

New at both spinning and knitting, Bev just had to bring her first completed project in to show off. This lovely Saturday Sweater was handmade from fleece to finish by Chilliwack Spinners and Weavers Guild member, Bev Huseby. Even long-time spinners and knitters had to get a close up look at the texture of this lovely piece.
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