The Guild sponsors the Blue Ridge Handweaving Show in even numbered years.
For a brochure of the 2006 show, goto
Blue Ridge Handweaving Show 2006.
A gallery tour of photos of the 2006 show, a complete catalog, and a list of winners are available at http://bellsouthpwp2.net/b/r/brhs0wncfhg/
Fleece to Shawl Contest
The Guild put on a Sheep to Shawl demonstration at the 2003 Southeast Animal Fiber Fair: See pictures of the action. At the 2004 & 2005 SFFA, we sponsored a Fleece to Shawl Contest. Watch this space for more details.
The Guild sells a date book which has a sample of a different weave for each month and includes a drawdown for each. A copy is only $15.00, including shipping and handling in the USA. Mail your check or money order to Western North Carolina Fibers/Handweavers Guild at P O Box 233, Flat Rock, NC 28731.Since this is a date book, it is not tied to any particular calendar year.
WNCFHG - Meetings
WNCFHG - Workshop
A warp & weft calculation worksheet, reed substitution chart, and several sample weaving record sheets are available at Utilities
Western North Carolina Fibers/Handweavers Guild, Inc. exists to promote participation in and appreciation of fine craftsmanship as related to textile arts. The Guild sponsors study groups, classes and workshops, publishes a newsletter, maintains a library, promotes exhibit opportunities, and provides avenues for community service.
Download and print an application form here
Write the Guild at P O Box 233, Flat Rock, NC 28731. Or E-mail to: email@example.com