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

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

Friday, August 27, 2010

September Meeting and Upcoming Events

Valley Weavers and Spinners Meeting
Tuesday, September 7th
6:00 Fiber Hour - 7:00 Meeting

Upcoming Events:

*September 11-12 Wisconsin Sheep and Wool

*September 18 Celtic Festival and Highland Games, Davenport

*September 18 National Spin-In-Public Day... Spinning a.m. at Davenport Farmer's Mkt.

*September 24-26 Driftless Area Fibre Arts Faire - Mineral Point, Wisconsin (# 10 of the 26 events listed for the 18th Annual Cornish Festival)

*October 9 Fall Iowa Federation Meeting
*October 9th & 10th, 11am to 6pm FOUR KINGDOMS RENAISSANCE & PIRATE FEST Camelot Campgrounds, Milan

*October 16 Bishop Hill Spin-In

*November 5-7 Wool Gatherers Retreat at The Barn on the Bluff, Elkader, Iowa.

Monday, August 23, 2010

August Show and Tell

Here are the pictures from the August meeting show and tell.

 Felted Vessel

Resist Felted Bag 

 Or A Hat!

 Beautiful Nuno Felted Scarf

Scarf Detail 

Woven Runner 

 Runner Detail

 Sunday Knits Yarn and Free Patterns!

Viking Wirework Bracelet

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Dye Workshop Photos!

Here are the pics from the dye workshop.  Beautiful colors on a beautiful day!


Mid Warp

More Warp!

Golden Moon

Before and After