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Holiday Party 2010

Inkle at November's meeting


The meeting was held at Devorah Wolf's house. It began at 7:40 and ended at 10:00.  The following people were in attendance:  Liz,
Karen, Maxine, Lisa, Ellen, Phyllis, Arleen, Cathy, Judith, Anne, Devorah,and Barbara Rosenblatt, Arleen's sister visitng from D.C. area.

Old/New Business

Anyone who wishes to participate in this year's challenge may call Isa for directions.
The Holiday Sale is November 19th and 20th.  Please fill out the form for participating and let Karen know if you are interested  by November 1st. Twenty percent of profits made by Guild members goes to the Guild.
Profits from sales of the Guild's cards are one hundred percent to the Guild, and Jean will bring them to the November meeting.
If you have Round Robbin pieces from the spring project, please bring them to the next meeting.
PLEASE pay your dues if you have not already done so.

Liz brought her beautiful double weave pieces and was officially accepted as a member.  Welcome, Liz!

Show and Tell

Cathy brought her Round Robbin rep pieces, including a stunning scarf.
Judith is knitting a cozy pancho.
Lisa brought the pix of her cute kids she promised.
Ellen knows of three looms for sale...tempting.  Call her for info.

Maxine and Arleen gave a workshop on collaborative art books.  Everyone made (or is making) a page which will be put together to create a book.
The fabulous array of textiles and findings were an inspiration!

The next meeting is at Karen's house and the program is Inkle Weaving with Daryl Lancaster.


Minutes from the September 2010 Meeting


Our February Meeting was a wonderful presentation by Ms. Thimble, Gail Gondek. Here are the slides she used in her presentation. Unfortunately, she showed us so much that wasn't captured as we were all enthralled by the presentation.

Minutes from the February 2010 Meeting

Minutes from the January 2010 Meeting

The December meeting was our annual holiday party. No minutes, just good cookies!

Minutes from the November 2009 Meeting

Minutes from the October 2009 Meeting

Minutes from the September 2009 Meeting


Minutes from April Meeting

Minutes from February's Meeting

Minutes from December's Meeting

Minutes from November's Meeting

Minutes from October's Meeting

Minutes from September's Meeting

Show-and-Tell, September 08

Jean's Beads


Rug Hooking, Who says we don't have fun?


Devorah modeling Karen's hat.


June 2008. Our Guild Challenge inspired many wonderful dolls. (And a book by Ellen.)      


February '08 - Doll Making with Faith Valentinetti

 The inspiration.


The Results.


December '07 - Our holiday party and ornament exchange.


June '07 - The guild challenge was Artist Trading Cards. The submissions were very impressive. The winner was Jean, card on bottom right.


Clockwise from upper left: Jan, Cathie, Phyllis, Maxine, Jean, Anne and Arlene.


Judi's ATCs.



April 7th, 2007 - Robin Spady gave a wonderful day of lecture.


TnT - Gadgets and tools.

Fab Four - Four Harness weaves.

Diversified Plain Weave




Deflected Supplementary Weft

Integrated Weave Bead Leno

   Swivel on Overshot Threading

Two Sides to Every Cloth - Double Weaves


  Stitched Double Cloth

Stuffed Matelass

Eight-Shaft Stitched Double Cloth

Double-faced Warp Twill

Interlocking Twill

Four-shaft Double-faced Plain Weave Overshot

Four-shaft Double-faced Mock Twill

Four-shaft Double-faced Weft Twill

February 07 - Clara Manheim Bead's Galore (and felt, and painting and much more.)

January 07 - Isa Vogel models a jacket of her own design.


Karen's chenille scarf Devorah's scarf

December 06

Recent Pictures of Wendel

A Note from Edna

Hope this reaches you - the last note came back saying address
was no longer working! Toby (isn't he precious?) and Edna summer of
2006. Know I must owe the group some dues - ? Your crew sounds
as tho wonderful work is being done - aside from weaving, you've
been busy. Have a very active Rochester weavers and a teaching
center to keep all working - except me - weave at home.
Wishing you all a very healthy and happy 2007!

Miss Lois - her weaving is everywhere in my home.


June 2006

Entries for the Guild Challenge.

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And the winner is...  Anne Travis, tapestry woven amulets.

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May 2006

Baskets we made

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Show and tell

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April 2006

Yarn and fabric at Habu

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January 2006

Judith Symonds demonstrated a number of ways to fold paper to make book forms.

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October 2005

Bonnie Berkowitz inspired us with her work.

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Some show and tell.

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September 2005

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April 2005

Lisa Shepherd did a terrific survey of African fabric.

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January 2005

Ellen did a wonderful program on Color.

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IMGP5694.JPG (387720 bytes) Nina and her latest quilt

IMGP5702.JPG (392065 bytes) Judy's ribbon scarves

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sparky2.JPG (248641 bytes) sparky17.JPG (178109 bytes) Sparky Bear and friends, just some of the things Joan does with the wool from her Jacob Sheep. She provided us with a informative view into the general workings of a sheep farm and Jacob sheep.



IMG_1776.jpg (54131 bytes) Bonnie Inouye and her beautiful fabrics

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ww 079.jpg (61562 bytes)Jewel and her male/female window hanging

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 ww 089.jpg (97746 bytes) Phyllis's scarf

Split ply examples:

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 Annestable.jpg (59447 bytes)The group at Anne's house

 bigretbead.jpg (45724 bytes)From the 03 retreat

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  chenille entries2.jpg (58278 bytes)Twice woven

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IMGP0801.jpg (41141 bytes)Putting together calendars

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