Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Fibres West

Fibres West

Friday March 22nd and Saturday March 23rd

9:30 am - 5 pm

The Show Barn

Cloverdale Exhibition Park 160th Ave at 176th Street (Pacific Hwy), Surrey, BC


Vendor Hall

Free Lectures

Artist Gallery

Sheep to Shawl Demo


Open knitting and spinning area

For more info check out:

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Books & Magazines For Sale

Good evening Spinners & Weavers....just a quick note to ask you to check out the FOR SALE page
over there ---------------------------------------------------------------> on the side bar..... to have a gander at some books and magazines that Louise is offering for sale.  If you are interested in any of these, contact Louise at 250-547-6318 or email at ladyweavinginthewoods1@yahoo.ca with subject line “magazines for sale”.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Have you ever.....

...wondered what a wool picker looks like or seen one in action???  Here's a short 4 minute video that might give you an idea.  This is Jed!  Jed made the wool picker after visiting Anne last fall.  Here is his wool picker in action!!
 Thanks Anne N. for forwarding the link!!

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

January Meeting - Show & Tell and Upcoming Dates

Good evening everyone!  Well, our January meeting was held on the 7th as scheduled and a few brave souls endured the blizzard to make it to the meeting.  The following are a few pictures of the show and tell portion of the meeting as showcased by our talented members!!  Have a peek below the pictures for some important upcoming events/dates and other information.

 1.  Spinning at Haney Heritage Village - Father's Day - June 16th, Pioneer Days - July 14th and the Antique Car Show - August 11th.
2.  Heritage Week at Piccadilly Mall - Spinning daily from February 18-23rd.
3.  January Spin-Ins - January 15th from 10-2 at Elvi's and January 23rd from 7-9 at Noelle's.
4.  January Knit-In - January 21 - Location to be determined.
5.  "After Dark" Meeting - January 21 from 7-9 pm.
6.  February Meetings:  Daytime Meeting - February 4th at 10am - "Fibres Unlimited" to follow at 1pm.
                                         Evening Meeting - February 18th at 7pm. 

Rosalie sent out an email regarding General Study Group Guidelines and specifically a potential study group on lace weaves.  For more information or to express interest in being part of this study group, please contact Rosalie at roswilli@telus.net by January 21st.


Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Thompson Treadlers 1st Annual Almost Spring Stash Bash!!!

Come and join us! Break out of the winter blahs! You are invited to the Thompson Treadlers 1st Annual Almost Spring - Stash Bash - Spin-in, Kamloops, BC.

Saturday, March 2, 2013, 10 am - 3 pm
Fee: $20 includes soup and sandwich lunch, coffee, tea and snacks.

Bring your spinning wheel and something in your stash that you no longer want. Join spinny friends for a few hours and share a Show and Tell. There will also be vendors with fibre, yarn and equipment for your shopping pleasure.

Stash Bash Info - If you provide a stash item, do not wrap it - everyone will want to see what you brought. Label it if necessary (i.e. fibre blend). You will receive a ticket in exchange. When it is time to Bash the Stash, tickets will be called randomly. You then go to the Stash Table and choose something to replace what you brought. 
For more information - please respond by e-mail to: ThompsonTreadlers@gmail.com

Thursday, January 3, 2013

January Meeting Times

Hello everyone...just a quick post to remind everyone of the upcoming meeting times for January.  We will have our regular guild meeting at 10:00 am on Monday, January 7th with "Fibers Unlimited" to follow at 1:00pm.  The "After Dark" evening meeting will be held at 7:00 pm on January 21st.  Thanks everyone - hope to see you there!!