Mark your calendars and plan to attend monthly programs following our membership meetings on the second Saturday of the month. Meetings and workshops are offered at 10:00 AM at Gaenslen School, 1250 E. Burleigh St., Milwaukee, WI.
*There are no meetings held in January, June, July or August.
2017/2018 PROGRAM LIST
September 9: Know and Use Your Local Weaving Resources: Shops, Classes, Events. Everyone is invited to stay for the Pot Luck Lunch and Social following the program.
October 14: "Textile Adventures in Peru," Jennifer Moore.
November 11: "Organic Patterns and Textures in Handwoven Shibori Tapestries," Sarah Eichhorn.
December 9: Our always popular "Make-It: Take-It" returns with old and new ideas for simple gifts and crafts. WHI members will teach you how to create simple items. This is a day to try a new craft or technique and go home with a new creation or two.
There is no meeting in January!
February 10, 2018: "Creative Design With Metaphor," Ruth Manning.
March 10: "Market Day."
April 14: "Dyeing for Weavers," Dagmar Klos.
May 12: "Weaving the Rainbow," Deb Essen.
WHI seeks to provide interesting and informative programs for our members. We would love to hear from you if you are interested in presenting a program or workshop for our members. For more information about WHI programs, contact Paula Holman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
OTHER EVENTS OF INTEREST
Through August 20, 2017: Contemporary Threads: Wisconsin Fashion
Through September 17, 2017: The Roddis Collection: American Style and Spirit - both of these exhibitions may be seen at the Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend, http://www.wisconsinart.org/exhibitions/current.aspx
Through August 27, 2017: The Box Project: Uncommon Threads, Racine Art Museum, www.ramart.org
Through December 3, 2017: Two exhibits: In Death and Lace: Works of Adornment, Wisconsin Museum of Quilts, http://wiquiltmuseum.com/exhibits/
August 3 - 6, 2017: Stitches Midwest, Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center, Schaumburg, IL, http://www.knittinguniverse.com/Midwest2017/
August 10, 2017: Entry deadline for the Third Fiber Arts Biennale, http://www.wiquiltmuseum.com/exhibits/upcoming-exhibits/third-biennale-keeping-warm/
August 18 - 20, 2017: Michigan Fiber Festival, Allegan County Fairgrounds (about 30 miles northwest of Kalamazoo), http://www.michiganfiberfestival.info/
September 7 - 10, 2017: The Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival, Jefferson County Fairgrounds, www.wisconsinsheepandwoolfestival.com
November 2 -4, 2017: Loominosity 2017.
Entry deadline: Saturday, October 14 (WHI meeting).
Drop-off: Tuesday, October 31, 9:00 am - Noon.
Judging: Tuesday, October 31, afternoon.
February 23 - 25, 2018: The Midwest Fiber Frolic at Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport, 6401 S. 13th St., Milwaukee, WI, https://www.midwestfiberfrolic.com/ or contact Charlie Neumann.
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