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Fibre Flare 2017

The Peace Arch Weavers and Spinners Guild is hosting Fibre Flare 2917 at Turnbull Gallery, South Surrey Recreation & Arts Centre, 14601 20th Avenue, Surrey BC on Friday, November 3, 12-5 pm, Saturday, November 4, 10-5 pm, and Sunday, November … Continue reading

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The Lovely Month of May

So many things seem to happen in May.  Our Guild elections have taken place, and I will be President of the Peace Arch Weavers and Spinners Guild for a second year.  Hopefully I can use the second time around to … Continue reading

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Why Weave on a Winter Solstice?

Tomorrow is Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year.  Today it is snowing.   As I look at the snowy trees outside my window, sipping a warm cup of tea, I am thankful for the warmth of central heating inside … Continue reading

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Weaving and the Language of Visual Art

At lunch with hand-weaving and spinning friends the other day, the conversation turned to the vocabulary we use, and whether the language of painters and other visual artists can also be applied to weaving.  When creating a hand-woven work, whether … Continue reading

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What the Heck is a Bilby?

Saturday we took a trip to Bilby Yarns, our local weaving and spinning shop here in Perth.  The shop is located at the corner of Harrison Street and Hillary Street in Willagee, a suburb south of the city.  It is … Continue reading

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Western Australia Weavers Spin-in

On Saturday, the Western Australia Weavers Spinners and Dyers Guild held a wonderful spin-in for surrounding groups.  The day started early with registrations beginning as early as 8:30, and the day officially began at 10:00.  The hall was set up … Continue reading

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Studio Day

Wednesday will be my Studio Day – a day to spend as much time as I can in my Perth Studio – designing, weaving, spinning, researching, documenting. This is my studio in my apartment in Perth: Loom room which is … Continue reading

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