Monday, March 12, 2018

Project Hour

Just a reminder that our guild meeting is this Wednesday the 14th at 10am til 12 exploring the wonders of Silk! Also we have added a project hour from 12 to 1pm. Bring your spinning wheels, small looms or whatever fiber project you are working on and a sack lunch of you wish. See you there!!

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

March Meeting - Silk

Klamath Spinners' and Weavers' Meeting
Wednesday, March 14th, 10 am until noon (2nd Wednesday of the month)
Washington Federal Conference Center
5215 South 6th Street, Klamath Falls, OR

Silk Meeting Agenda hosted by Liz.
1.       Old Business
2.       New Business
3.       Show and Share  All Things SILK  Anything of silk or silk blend that you have made or that you think would be of interest to the Guild
4.       How to tell if a fabric/fiber is silk.
a.       Sight
b.       Touch
c.       Smell
d.       Burn Test
5.       Types of Silk fibers
6.       Types of Silk fabrics
7.       Washing Silk
8.       Dyeing Silk
9.       Knitting with Silk
10.   Weaving with Silk
11.   Felting with Silk
12.   Blending silk with wool.  At this point we will try carding with some wool and silk.  If you have a drum carder that you would like to bring, do so.
13.   Spinning with Silk.  If we have time we will spin our carded silk and or silk samples.  Bring your wheel if desired.  There will be silk for sale if you would like to take some home to try.  It will packaged in small bags priced at $3 to $5 each.

Monday, February 5, 2018

Myan Weaving and Culture - Change of Plans for meeting

Subject: February Meeting

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
10:00 AM to Noon
Washington Federal Conference Center

Mayan Weaving and Culture, hosted by Debby and Kathy

1. Old Business
2. New Business
3. Show and share, items you have made
4. DVD: Mayan Weaving and Culture
5. Showcase your colors: Every culture has colorful symbols that may be found in flags, ceremonial dress, flowers, or other art forms. Bring something you can share about your heritage and/or ancestry. Items might include (but not be limited to) fabric, fiber, ribbons, etc.
    Share your comments about this culture and any meaning you know about the symbolism of it's colors.
6. Enjoy Valentine treats

Silk Fiber and spinning will continue in March

Saturday, January 27, 2018

February 14th - Silk

We have a fun meeting coming up..... Silk!!! Come let your hands enjoy the pleasures of silk. Liz will be going over the process and handling of silk fiber. Feel free to bring your spinning wheels and/or spindles. If we have time at the end of the meeting we can do some spinning. Great opportunity to purchase some silk if you would like. Hope to see you there and please, invite a friend, like our page and share.
Meeting will be held at the Washington Federal Conference Center, 5215 South Sixth St., Klamath Falls, OR 97601. February 14th 10am - 12pm.

Friday, January 5, 2018

January 10th 2018 Meeting

Klamath Spinners’ and Weavers’ Guild Meeting

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018 (2nd Wednesday of the month)

10am until noon.

Washington Federal Conference Center
5215 South Sixth St., Klamath Falls, OR  97603
(from South Sixth St., drive to building in back of the bank building)
Crater Lake Room

We will be playing educational “Weaving Bingo”!  We will learn and review weaving terms and what they mean in a fun way. Please come and have fun. There will be prizes……  😊

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Yay!!! The new year is almost here 🎊. We had a great time meeting up and knitting socks that we decided to start again. Thursday, January 4th at 12:30 in the Fred Meyer coffee seating area. I will be bringing a simple pattern by Knitting Pure and Simple. It calls for worsted weight yarn and size 6 needles. You can use dpn's, 2 circulars or a 36" in circular for magic loop. See you there

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Fiber Challenges

Hi Everyone,

Here are some particulars of the upcoming fiber challenge we are starting at the December meeting, along with the cookie exchange and sock sharing. The meeting is Wednesday, December 13th at 10 am at the Washington Federal Conference Center on South Sixth St., Klamath Falls.  So bring cookies, socks if you are working on some, or have some to share, and fiber for the challenge or.... just come and enjoy.  Please bring 2 fibers in colors on either challenge list for exchange.

The colors for the 2021 ANWG ( Association of Northwest Weaving Guilds) Conference, to be held in Salem, Oregon, July 12th-17th, 2021 are :
Adobe, Amethyst,
Old Gold, Blue Ming,

The other conference with colors that can be used for the challenge is the Handweavers Guild of America Convergence in 2018 in Reno, Nevada, July 6th-12th.  The colors for that conference are :
red orange,
red purple to blue purple,
and the information and logo for that conference is at:

The items we will make using the colors and fibers that everyone brings for the challenge will be discussed at the meeting.  Ideas are:
 "make something decorative", or "make something you could use in the kitchen", or "make something that makes you think of summer" .

Hope to see you there!