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February 2019

February Guild Meeting: Hooking Design and Technique

February 18 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
St. Thomas Lutheran Church, 3800 E 3rd St
Bloomington, IN 47401 United States
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The historic technique of hooking takes on contemporary flair in guild member Jean Haley's hands. After a brief business meeting, we will turn to Jean to learn about her design process, including how she prepares and hooks strips of fabric into cloth to create dynamic designs. This meeting is open to anyone interested in the fiber arts. Refreshments will be provided. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

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March 2019

March Guild Meeting

March 18 @ 6:15 PM - 9:00 PM
St. Thomas Lutheran Church, 3800 E 3rd St
Bloomington, IN 47401 United States
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The annual BSWG Stash Auction! Doors will open at 6:15PM and the auction will begin at 7:00PM. If you are selling, please bring your items between 6:15-6:30PM. Refreshments will be provided by Kerry Conway and Jeanne Connell. Find out more.

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April 2019

Freeform Design on the Loom with Nancy Marsh

April 12 - April 13
St. Thomas Lutheran Church, 3800 E 3rd St
Bloomington, IN 47401 United States
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Imagine weaving freeform designs, like damask or brocade, using a 4-shaft loom, with no pick-up stick! Freeform twill involves a simple 1-2-3-4 threading and a unique treadling system, which facilitate the development of weaver-created, two-dimensional design patterns. Over the course of this two-day workshop, you will learn the fundamentals of freeform twill, design theory, how to make and use a cartoon, and several variations of the freeform twill technique. Once you know it, you can apply this technique to hand…

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April Guild Meeting: The Mystique of Color

April 15 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
St. Thomas Lutheran Church, 3800 E 3rd St
Bloomington, IN 47401 United States
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After a brief business meeting, weaver, author, and teacher Nancy Marsh will talk on "The Mystique of Color." In this, she will lead us through a light-hearted exploration into how we each relate to color, and have related to color all of our lives!  The Universal aspects of color are also shared, with relationship to colors chosen for weavings and for personal use and wearing. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Light refreshments.

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May 2019

May Guild Meeting

May 20 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Election of Officers. The program will be spinning techniques presented by Mary  Bucshhorn, Kathleen Glaser and Lea Woodard. Refreshments: Marla Dawson

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June 2019

Informal Summer Gathering

June 17 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Lucky’s Market Community Room, 2424 S Walnut St
Bloomington, IN 47401 United States
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Come out, bring something you're working on, plan new projects or get inspiration for finishing those UFOs. This is also a great venue to get to know each other, discuss questions, and learn more about about the Guild Show, Outreach, Programs and Workshops.

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July 2019

Spinning Study Group

July 8 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Ellettsville Branch, Monroe County Public Library, 600 W Temperance St,
Ellettsville, IN 47429 United States
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All are welcome, regardless of skill level.

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Weaving Study Group

July 10 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Ellettsville Branch, Monroe County Public Library, 600 W Temperance St,
Ellettsville, IN 47429 United States
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All are welcome.

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August 2019

Spinning Study Group

August 12 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Ellettsville Branch, Monroe County Public Library, 600 W Temperance St,
Ellettsville, IN 47429 United States
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Join spinning enthusiasts for an evening of discussion and exploration of technique. All levels welcome.

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Weaving Study Group

August 14 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Ellettsville Branch, Monroe County Public Library, 600 W Temperance St,
Ellettsville, IN 47429 United States
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Weavers, come out and join in on this discussion and study of weaving overshot.

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