Welcome

 

The Huronia Handweavers Guild is comprised of weavers of all levels of experience who have come together to share knowledge, to teach and to learn in order to advance the craft of weaving. Guests and new members are always welcome.

Members enjoy:

Monthly Meetings Guest Speakers Shared Expertise
Education/ Mentoring Annual Guild Sale Lending Library
Workshops Group Yarn Purchases Field Trips

The Guild meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from September to June.

Guild Meeting

Except for potluck nights, the program runs from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm with the ½ hour starting at 7:00 pm set aside for socializing and library check-in/check-out. For a detailed outline of the programs for 2015/2016 see Program and get all the latest happenings at News.

To find out more about membership in Huronia Handweavers go to our Guild Information page.

Our monthly meetings are held at: the
Simcoe County Museum
1151 Highway 26 W, Minesing, ON L0L 1Y0

To contact a Guild representative, call and leave a message at the Museum - (705) 728-3721 or email:

Guild info

Guild Meeting
February 14/17
7:00 pm Social
7:30 pm Meeting

A Bits and Bobs Night

Julie Legere will demonstrate "loom hacks" such as a simple tensioning device and how to anchor repair threads. She will also share some helpful weaving sites. 

warp tabs

Barb Relf will show how to create supplementary warp tabs on tea towels.

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Note about our March Guild meeting!
Due to March Break activities in the Interp rooms, the Museum has requested that we move our Guild meeting by one week.

The new date is Tuesday March 7th


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Remembering
Lyn Egsgard
(read more)

What's New?

Kay Faulkner Workshop a Great Success

This 2-day workshop, entitled East Meets West - A Sampler, had us examining traditional textiles produced on backstrap looms, and then learning the techniques which Kay has developed for producing those same effects on a shaft loom.

The workshop was so popular that we ran it twice on two consecutive weekends in August. Thank you to Kay for a wonderful and inspiring workshop and to Jette's for her generosity in sharing her good friend during a short one week visit to Canada. (Some photos from the workshop will follow)

LibraryThing has come to Huronia Handweavers

Our book list has not disappeared - it has just moved! Thanks to the hard work of Carolyn Houlden and Marilyn Begley, the whole list has been transferred into LibraryThing at http://www.librarything.com/catalog/hhlibrary This program makes additions and deletions easy and fast, and allows you to search titles and find more information about the books by tying in to other data bases.

 
     
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