Welcome


A detailed, printable schedule for the 2023-2024 year is on the Events Page.

May Meeting: Question and Answer Session

May 20th- (Hybrid meeting-in person and on Zoom). This meeting will give members an opportunity to ask a Panel of Experts about anything related to weaving, dyeing yarns, or garment construction. Have any questions already? Please send them to tangledthreads16@gmail.com. Here is some information about each member or the Panel of Experts. SHOW AND TELL: Please bring samples of your weaving with a note identifying the fiber, the draft, and other pertinent information. We would love to see samples from recent workshops.

When and Where

If you are interested, but not yet a member, come and meet us! Our meetings are on the third Monday of the month. Doors open at 6:30, meeting starts at 6:45p.m. at Oakwood Village University Woods, 6205 Mineral Point Road, Madison, WI 53507.


Volunteers Needed

Historian. The Historian shall maintain official and unofficial documents, papers, samples, historical records of the organization and shall provide and disseminate said documents as appropriate.

Workshop Committee members needed! If a few people step up, you can share the work.

Tech person needed, not a board position but we do need a couple of people who can set up the Zoom meetings. If there are more than one person, they can trade off the months.


Announcements

  • Unstable Design Lab at CU Boulder has a series of talks where a series of artists talk about experimental weaving in their fiber art practice. You can stream them live or watch them later on youtube. https://unstable.design/experimental-weaving-talks/
  • If you would like to sell your weaving at the Art Fair on the Square (7/13-14/24), you need to give a check for $50.00 to Kate Lieber to be put on the list of artists. You will get a link to submit your tax number to the Art Fair committee and information on what you need to do. We will have a meeting at some time in the future to discuss procedures.
  • The Handweavers Guild of America, Inc. seeks volunteers to serve on the Convergence® 2024 (July 11-17) Steering Committee. If you are interested, apply here.
  • Equipment Policy The procedure for borrowing Guild equipment can be seen on the Members Only page.
  • Here is a podcast that many members will appreciate.
  • WEAVE A REAL PEACE (WARP) was founded in 1992 at Weaver’s Convergence as a community of textile people who worked with artisans all over the world in fair trade or development work. They present monthly online panel discussions that are free and open to all.

Please let us know if you have any questions or comments regarding the information presented. madisonweaversguild@gmail.com.

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The Madison Weavers guild was established over 60 years ago. Over the years, we have continued to help people learn about the art of weaving and discuss weaving’s challenges and joys