We Meet Monthly 

We meet monthly on the second Thursday at the Westwood City Hall, 4700 Rainbow Blvd., Westwood, KS. Meetings generally follow this format:

  • 9:30 a.m.   Set-Up/Coffee Time

  • 10:00 a.m. Business Meeting

  • 10:30 a.m. Show & Tell

  • 11:00 a.m. Treat Break/Social Time

  • 11:30 a.m. Program (1-1 1/2 hours)

April 9 Meeting is Canceled

2020 Monthly Program Schedule

A different program is presented at each meeting and are designed to broaden our artistic skills and enrich our creative efforts.

Inclement Weather Policy: When the KCMO school district is closed due to weather, Guild meetings will not be held that day.

May 14

  • Gayle from Poplar Heights Farm in Bates County will talk about her facility and how they support weaving.

June 11

  • Marcia Harvey was awarded a scholarship last year to attend a huck lace in color workshop. She will be sharing her learning. 

July 9

  • Marcia Harvey and Vickie Raynes will present on weaving software. 

August 13

  • Deb Hillen professor at Park University and Johnson Co. Community College will speak about new sources of fiber. 

  • Board member nominating committee is formed.

September10

  • Member challenge: project the combines a mug with a coordinating mug rug. Members are encouraged to bring a mug to the May or June meeting. At that time, we will have a drawing for mugs that will serve as inspiration for the mug rug creation. Mugs can be sourced from almost anywhere (e.g., current possession, dollar store, antique store, etc.) and it must be in usable condition. Any fiber technique is acceptable and the mug rug should measure approximately 4” X 6”.  Award categories are to be determined. However, some ideas are: most complimentary rug/mug rug combination, best use of recycled material, most original, etc. 

  • Board member nominations announced.

October 8

  • TBA

  • Board member nominations published in newsletter.

 

November 12

  • TBA

  • Board member elections.

December 10

  • Holiday Party and Gift Exchange: Create a container that incorporates Reduce/Reuse/Reycle concepts. The container is a generic concept that can be interpreted in a number of creative ways.  

 

2021

January 9

  • Annual Swap 'N' Shop. Bring your extras to buy, sale, trade with other fiber enthusiasts. 

 

February 13

  • TBA

For more information or to suggest a program, please contact Vickie Raynes at vlraynes@hotmail.com.

Weavers Guild of Greater Kansas City
P.O. Box 7098
Kansas City, MO 64113

weaversguild@gmail.com

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