We have several recurring meetings open to members throughout the year. If you'd like to join us, feel free to register now! We meet once a month for all members to enjoy a program or demonstration:


Upcoming Meetings

September 7, 2019

Join us for our first meeting back after the summer break. Bring something for our pot luck. We will begin our dryer ball project made from Oatland Island sheep’s wool. This will be a two day project. The dryer balls will be sold in the Oatland Island Gift Shop.

October 5, 2019

We will finish up our dryer ball project. Join us in the fun!

November 2, 2019

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December 7, 2019

We will hold our annual potluck and gift exchange. Please bring a fiber related gift to join in the fun!

January 4, 2020

Join us at Oatland Island for Roc Day, also known as St. Distaff’s Day. Bring your spinning to help us commemorate the day that spinners could return to their work after Christmas. This is also our annual Trash to Treasure Day. Bring fiber related items you would like to sell, trade, or give away. We will also hold a potluck.

February 1, 2020

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March 7, 2020

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April 4, 2020

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May 2, 2020

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June 6, 2020

This is our annual Dye Day. Details TBA. We will also have a potluck.


Recurring Gatherings

 

Fiber Fun Days

2nd Thursdays from 1 to 4 in the Oatland Island Studio on the second floor

4th Fridays from 10:30-1 in the Oatland Island Studio on the second floor


Past Meetings

June 1, 2019

We will hold our annual dye day on June 1st. Pots of indigo and ice dyeing will be available. Bring something to dye. We will also have a potluck to celebrate our final meeting of the year.

May 11, 2019

Becca Cook will speak on her fiber installation for social justice themes. Rebecca Cook’s fiber work shows boundless creativity – and fearlessness. She creates two-headed teddy bears, depressed and mentally suffering (they’re called the “Sad Bears”). Myrtle, her four-legged doll, is on display at the World-Famous Crochet Museum in Joshua Tree, California. While Cook also creates clothing, accessories and colorful crochet ephemera, she uses her fiber art to make statements.  Her website is beccacookart.com.

April 6, 2019

Tamar Evans will present about her design business.  Following the meeting, she will teach a Brioche knitting course.  Her website is knitoasis.com.

March 2, 2019

Cindy Pederson will lead the Guild in Yoga for Fiber Artists.

February 2, 2019

Guild Member, Wendy Avery, will present her adventures on a fiber tour in Peru. She will have images and textile samples to share.

January 5, 2019

Join us at Oatland Island for Roc Day, also known as St. Distaff’s Day. Bring your spinning to help us commemorate the day that spinners could return to their work after Christmas. We will hold our annual Trash to Treasure event. Bring items you would like to buy, sell or trade. Bring a your favorite dish to share at our potluck.

December 1, 2018

Join us at Oatland Island for our last meeting of the year. The gate opens at 10. Bring a dish to share at our potluck. If you would like to participate in our annual gift exchange, bring a wrapped fiber related gift. We will also be accepting hats and scarves for the homeless and discussing the by-laws. Bring the item you created for the President’s Challenge, “How does your Garden Grow?” See you then!!!

November 3, 2018

Bobbin Boy,  a husband and wife team from Asheville, NC,  will be joining us.  Melissa Dewey will give a presentation of cloth production using antique equipment.  Alan will make minor repairs to equipment members bring in without charge.  More extensive repairs can be scheduled in advance to be transported to Asheville and repaired in their workshop. Return of items will be arranged with Melissa.

We will meet at oatland Island. See you at 10:15!!!!

October 6, 2018

Please join us for a field trip to Pat Cook’s farm in Pembroke. You will meet her alpacas and sheep. We plan to carpool. Check back for further details about lunch and travel.

September 1, 2018

Join us for our first meeting after summer break.  Bring your show and tell and a dish to share for our potluck. 

June 2, 2018

Annual Dye Day led by Mary Mistak and Leann Landreth followed by a Pot Luck luncheon. 

MAY 5, 2018

Presentation by Roxanne Lasky, slow stitch fiber artist on Threads of Meaning.

April 7, 2018

Discussion with Deborah Brooks, former professor of Interior Design at the Savannah College of Art and Design on COLOUR!

March 3 2018

Discussion of ways to Sell your FiberArtwork. Learn how to create interesting photos of your fiber artwork, how to price your items for sale and how to promote your artwork. Marketing roundtable with Alex Forby, Urban Jupena, Suzy Hokanson and Doris Grieder.


2019-2020 OFFICERS

President: Leann Landreth

Vice President: Wendy Avery

Secretary: Michele Lebar

Treasurer: Nel Adams

Members-at-Large: Tamar Duran & Marcee Musgrove

Committees

Communications:   Suzy Hokanson, Alex Forby, Wendy Avery, & Leann Landreth

Programs & Workshops: Marcee Musgrove  

Show & Sale Committee:    Treesa Germany, Deb Brooks & Suzy Hokanson

Library :   Margaret Froehlich & Sheryl Sloan

Taste of Coordinator:   Tamar Duran

Friends of Oatland Island Liason:  Michele Lebar

Equipment:  Sally Kroehnke & Muriel Henry

Hospitality:  Erin Culverhouse