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)

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Valley Weavers & Spinners Meeting
September 3 - 6:00 Fiber Hour - 7:00 Meeting 
Hauberg Center -1300 24th Street, Rock Island

Program:  Making Woven Paper Christmas Ornaments
Jennie will provide materials and instructions to create woven birds.
Bring:  Scissors to cut paper, Ruler, Pencil

Next Meeting:  October 1

Upcoming Events:

September 21 - Celtic Fest.  Diana will be attending from 9 - 3.  Let her know if you will be joining her to spin or weave.    A canopy will be provided for each group.

October 5 - Guild Felting Day at Eastern Avenue Library -- potluck lunch.  We'll be making felted bags from wool sweaters, a great project Jennie has planned.  In order for the event to happen, please contact her if you will attend.  

October 19 - Iowa Federation Meeting, Des Moines
     Bishop Hill Fiber Guild Spin-In,   Peoria 

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Valley Weavers & Spinners Meeting
Tuesday - August 6 - 6:00 Fiber Hour, 7:00 Meeting
Hauberg Civic Center, 1300 24th Street, Rock Island

Program:  Make plans for our Christmas decorations at Hauberg.  Bring ideas.

Weaving Class Students:  Come at 6 if you need any help in taking your piece off the loom, or with any questions.  

Upcoming Events:

August 17/18 - Clay and Fiber Festival in Bishop Hill - Sat. 10- 5 … Sun. 10-4
Saturday, Pie and Ice Cream Social 1-4pm [earlier is better!] 
Soup Supper 5pm, tickets in advance

Sept. 3 VW&S Meeting 

Sept. 6-8 -  Wisconsin Sheep and Wool 

until Sept. 7 Small Expressions
HGA's annual international juried exhibit of fiber art on a small scale, 
opens June 1, 2013, at the Fine Line Creative Arts Center, Saint Charles, Illinois. 

Oct. 20-26 Spin-Off Autumn Retreat,  
Pheasant Run Resort, St. Charles, IL
The Spinners' Market is open to the public and is FREE of charge.

For Sale
Pendleton,  8H Floor Loom, 32" weaving width, 10 dent reed, $500, Vicky 309-788-0373, 

365 Days on a Farm - Spinning Wheels & Supplies - Eldridge 
Members, Scott and Tammy, have an online store [and have been vendors at fiber events]

reusable usables - creative art center
322 N Cody Rd, LeClaire, IA 52753,
Great place to donate yarn and supplies, and to find interesting items.