Monthly Meetings

The Valley Weavers & Spinners meetings are on the first Tuesday of the month. Social Hour starts at 6:00 pm and the meetings start at 7:00 pm. We meet at the Denkmann-Hauberg house at 1300 24th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201.

If you are a gps funster here are the coordinates:
41.4993, -90.567195
41.4993-90.567195

N41° 29.958', W090° 34.0317'(precision: address)


Monday, December 3, 2018

December 3, 2018
VW&S will NOT meet in December. 
Our next meeting will be January 8. 

Saturday, November 3, 2018

November 6, 2018

Valley Weavers & Spinners Meeting 
Tuesday, November 6 - Hauberg Center, Rock Is. 
Gathering 6 - Meeting 7
Program - Weaving on a Mirrix loom - from beads to tapestry

Thursday, August 30, 2018

September 4, 2018 Meeting

Valley Weavers & Spinners Meeting
Tuesday, September 4 - Hauberg Center, Rock Island
6:00 Gather - 7:00 Meeting
Program:  Gail will provide a short combing demonstration and bring a hackle for blending yarns.  If you have some fiber that you would like to try blending on a hackle, bring it.  Gail will bring some fiber for combing and blending.


Iowa Federation Meeting - October 13

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Valley Weavers & Spinners Meeting
Tuesday, Nov 7 - 6:00 gather & 7:00 meeting
Hauberg Center, Rock Island

Program:  Kathy O will give the program.  Her presentation will be on Dianne Totten’s videos of “Woven Shibori Crimp Cloth”. This is a process of creating textural cloth with pleats and ridges.


Crimp Cloth Example 2.jpegT

November 18 - Fiber Day at Davenport’s Eastern Library, 10-4.  Members and friends are welcome. Lunch is on your own.
 
November - Visit the Moline Library to see our VW&S Display.  The 2 display cabinets are located in a hall to the left off the lobby.  

We will NOT meet in December.

Monday, July 31, 2017

Meeting Tuesday, August 1
Hauberg Civic Center Rock Island
6:00 Gathering, 7:00 Meeting
*Lee Ann and Wayne have put together a Power Point of the Midwest Weavers Conference, with commentary by those attending.
*Bring items for the display at the Moline Library:  handwoven, handspun knit, felted, handspun crochet, handspun skein.
If you bring things, include a note with info about the item:  name, fiber content, pattern, purpose of item, etc.
Jan has offered to keep them for you until the display is assembled.  Items will be in a locked glass display case at the library.

Monday, May 29, 2017

VW&S Meeting
Tuesday - June 6 - Hauberg Center
6:00 Fiber hour -  7:00 Meeting  (NO July meeting)



Gail will share what she learned about Icelandic wool at Ply-Away, and will bring samples.  

Monday, April 3, 2017

Valley Weavers & Spinners Meeting
Tuesday, April 4, Hauberg Civic Center
Gathering 6:00, Meeting 7:00

Topic of Discussion:  Rigid Heddle Looms.  
Members have offered to bring their looms and talk about this popular type of loom.  Bring yours along if you wish.