Syracuse Weavers Guild

Supporting Weaving and Fiber Arts in Central New York Since 1960

Calendar

Sat. 10/6 10:00 AM Taming the Wild Chenille Presenter- Mary McMahon Facilitator- Nancy Smothergill Here’s chenille up close and personal! It’s a quirky thread…wonderful in color, soft and sumptuous in texture…but pretty fussy, even temperamental for weaving. Sp... more
Thu. 10/11 10:00 AM Tapestry Study Group

All are welcome to attend the Tapestry Study Group that meets in the Sargant Room of the Liverpool Library.

Sat. 10/13 9:00 AM Little York Fall Fiber Arts Festival

https://www.cortlandrep.org/little-york-fall-fiber-arts-festival/

Sun. 10/14 10:00 AM Little York Fall Fiber Arts Festival

https://www.cortlandrep.org/little-york-fall-fiber-arts-festival/

Sat. 10/20 9:00 AM NYS Sheep and Wool Festival

https://sheepandwool.com/

Sun. 10/21 9:00 AM NYS Sheep and Wool Festival

https://sheepandwool.com/

Sat. 11/3 9:00 AM Fiber Festival of New England

https://www.easternstatesexposition.com/p/fiberfestival

10:00 AM Finding Inspiration Presenter- Sarah Saulson For this year’s guild challenge, participants will each choose an image that will inspire a weaving. Many weavers love to do this while others find it challenging. No matter where you fall on that spectrum, Sarah ... more
Sun. 11/4 9:00 AM Fiber Festival of New England

https://www.easternstatesexposition.com/p/fiberfestival

Thu. 11/8 10:00 AM Tapestry Study Group

All are welcome to attend the Tapestry Study Group that meets in the Sargant Room of the Liverpool Library.

Fri. 11/9
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Sun. 11/11
8:00 AM
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5:00 PM
Empire Alpaca Show

http://www.empirealpacaassociation.com/

The guild will be demonstrating weaving, spinning, knitting, etc with alpaca fiber on Saturday and Sunday 10:00 - 5:00.  Contact Joyce Lock to sign up.


Sat. 12/1 10:00 AM The Travels of a Wool-a-byte: We stop for sheep Presenter- Judy Fox After recent travels to Scotland, Wales, Iceland and Norway searching for all things fiber and specifically wool, along with culture, history and great food, the program will share some of my discoveries through music, pictur... more
Thu. 12/13 10:00 AM Tapestry Study Group

All are welcome to attend the Tapestry Study Group that meets in the Sargant Room of the Liverpool Library.

Sat. 1/5 10:00 AM Weaving Software and Online Resources Presenters- Elyse Meltz and Sarah Saulson Why would you want to use software to plan and design your next weaving project? Overviews and demos of various software packages will be provided including Fiberworks, Pixeloom and iWeavelt. We will dis... more
Thu. 1/10 10:00 AM Tapestry Study Group

All are welcome to attend the Tapestry Study Group that meets in the Sargant Room of the Liverpool Library.

Sat. 2/2 10:00 AM Peruvian Textiles in a Box ? Textiles and Traditions of the Peruvian Highland Weavers Facilitator-Sue Szczotka The Peruvian Textiles in a Box provides an introduction to and education about indigenous textiles and the skilled artisans who make them. Through a documentary video, Peruvian Weaving Revival and actual samples of the a... more
Thu. 2/14 10:00 AM Tapestry Study Group

All are welcome to attend the Tapestry Study Group that meets in the Sargant Room of the Liverpool Library.

Sat. 3/2 10:00 AM Warp/Weave/Wear Presenter-Barb Decker Facilitator-Nancy Smothergill It has happened to all of us. We see a gorgeous work of art, beautiful fall foliage, a photo in a magazine. The colors and textures inspire us and we want to honor them somehow. Let’... more
Thu. 3/14 10:00 AM Tapestry Study Group

All are welcome to attend the Tapestry Study Group that meets in the Sargant Room of the Liverpool Library.

Sat. 4/6 10:00 AM Presentation of the Guild Challenge Inspired Weaving Facilitator- Joyce Lock Bring the image that inspired you and the piece you wove. Be prepared to share your interpretation of the image and how it inspired your woven work. This also includes your process, challenges, successes and lessons lea... more
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