May 14th Program night
This month’s program night is devoted to helping with preparations for the CHT conference. Boring? No! We will have door prizes and snacks for all the participants – also, great chance to enjoy uninterrupted social time! Please join us for this fun and productive evening.
May 28th Hands-on Project night – No agenda, just getting together to spin, weave or work on any personal fiber project; great opportunity to peruse the library and share our skills. Will feature a demo from an interesting spinning item available through our lending library.
June 24 – 28, 2015
@ 6505 IH 35 N
Austin, TX 78752
This regional weaving and fiber event will feature a vendor area, exhibits, demonstrations and weave-in that are free and open to the public.
Program Night — Conferences: Convergence, Complex Weavers, Saori, CHT
Thursday, September 11 We will kick off the new Guild year and fall season with a look at all the fabulous conferences and workshops some of our members attended this summer – from Convergence to Complex Weavers to Saori! Also, since next June we will be the host Guild for the Contemporary Handweavers of Texas conference, we will find out all about CHT. Program nights start at 6:30 PM and are held at NW Recreation Center.
Hands-on Night –The Wheels in the Guild go Round and Round: Use and Care of Equipment
Thursday, September 25 Wondering why your wheel squeaks like a mouse trapped in a disco ball? Curious about how to use wool combs without being tortured like St. Blaise? Want to run wild and drum-card creative art batts for spinning outrageous yarns? Join WSSA on September 25 as spinner and artist Aimee Kandl enlightens us on the best ways to use, maintain, and store our spinning and fiber-processing equipment. Hands-on night starts at 7 PM and is held at the Austin Rec Center.