The Shuswap Spinners and Weavers Guild is an organization of almost 60 members dedicated to supporting those involved in the fibre arts community locally and promoting these creative skills in the larger community. All members of the larger fibre arts community are welcome- spinners, weavers, knitters, those who crochet, felters and fibre producers. It is a very eclectic group with a history of service in the Shuswap region.
Association of Northwest Weavers' Guilds is sponsoring the next
conference in Victoria. The primary host will be the Victoria
Handweavers' and Spinners' Guild.
The dates for
ANWG Conference are set for June 28th to July 2nd 2017 in Victoria B.C.
Canada.. The conference will be taking place at the University of
Victoria. We live on an island with 3 different ferry routes to take
you to Victoria. When traveling by land be sure to have the correct
picture ID and identification for crossing the border. If you are
flying into Victoria you will need a passport. The airport
code is YYJ.
"Treadle Lightly" represents being aware of our environment
and making greener choices. We have approved the Logo design and
have chosen the conference colours. The colours are blue, yellow,
orange, purple, pink, green and grey. Thanks to our graphic artist Jeff
Werner, we have lots of colour and potential design elements to
chose from. Have fun with them!
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3 day workshops- Wednesday to Friday June
28th to June 30th Welcome and
Dessert Reception and a Shop 'till you Drop in the Market Hall. Friday June 30th 1/2 day and
full day seminars- Saturday and Sunday. July 1st and 2nd
Saturday. July 1st
Keynote Speaker- Sunday July
We are looking
forward to hosting the next ANWG Conference.
We are in the
process of looking for instructors for these classes. If you are
interested in teaching please firstname.lastname@example.org
We are looking
forward to hosting the next ANWG Conference in our city.
Canada Day and our 150th Birthday. there will be celebrations going on
all day downtown and fireworks on the inner Harbour after sunset.
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