Peoria Riverfront Museum Weaving Demonstration
Members demonstrated weaving at spinning at the Riverfront Museum on April 26th. Demonstrations and hands-on activities were offered throughout the day. Kids were taught how to weave on a cardboard loom that they could take home with them. People were fascinated with the variety of looms and the process of carding fleece.
Garment Construction and Finishing Techniques for Handweavers and Other Fiber Artists
by Daryl Lancaster
Friday – Sunday
April 5, 6, and 7, 2013
at Three Sisters Folk Art School in Chillicothe, IL
For more information contact Lise Mundwiller at firstname.lastname@example.org
Stepping Out of the Shadows
Shadow Weave Workshop
September 23-25, 2011
Joan Quigg, Teacher
For Beginning to Advanced Weavers
Dates: Friday through Sunday September 23 – 25, 2011
Times: Friday 6:30 – 9:00 P.M.
Saturday 9:30 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
Sunday 10:30 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Place: Jennie Hawkey’s House, Hopewell
Cost: $28 plus $10 material fee per participant.
Food: Potluck lunch Saturday, Bring your own bag lunch Sunday.
Email the guild for more information or to register at email@example.com or call Joan at (309) 253-6678
International Weaving Day – UK Day
Celebrate the culture of the United Kingdom as the Handweaver’s Guild of Peoria gathers to eat, study and perhaps kick up their heels!
Date: Saturday, August 13, 2011
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Place: Jennie Hawkey’s in Hopewell, Illinois
Call 309-274-6150 for directions or for more information
Third Annual International Day
August 4, 2012
St. Francis Church, 12200 N Brentfield Dr., Dunlap, IL
10:00 – 3:00
|Japanese Weaving||Japanese Embroidery||Tea Ceremony|
|Calligraphy||Sushi-making demonstration||Kimono Displays|
|Martial Arts demonstration||Dance Participation|
10:00 – 12:00 Presentations and activities
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch (must be ordered in advance)
1:00- 3:00 Presentations and activities
Deadline for registration: July 30, 2012
Scarf Workshop 2011
Our Scarf Workshop was a smashing success! Friday night was spent dying several small items and Saturday we used resist to make beautiful patterns.
Thanks to our skillful and fun teacher, Karen Snow who led us all to beautiful, creative projects.
Click here for more pictures.
Weaving at the Library
Saturday, March 12, 2011
10:30 – 12:30 a.m.
Dunlap Public Library
September 25th and October 23rd
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details!
August 27th Old Settlers Day in Lacon found several members of the Handweavers’ Guild of Peoria spinning, weaving and making lace. Here is an article that was in the Lacon Home Journal.