The HandWeavers Guild
of the New River Valley

Your Resource for Weaving and Related Activities
Together, We Weave Community!

Members Meeting

We generally meet from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on the second Sunday of each month. Please confirm the date and location of the next meeting below.

Calendar of Events
- Sunday, November 5, 2017
Category Guild Event
November 2017 Guild Meeting
  Held at the Meadowbrook Center in Shawsville from 2pm - 4pm
Just up the road in Lexington, VA is a beautiful weaving shed which is used by Project Horizon for their "A Common Thread" program. "Since 1982, Project Horizon has served victims of domestic, dating, and sexual violence. ... serving the people of the Rockbridge community." Guild member Linda W. brings with her Frances Richardson from Project Horizon to share with us the vision of A Common Thread and how it supports Project Horizon's efforts.

Friday, November 10, 2017 - Sunday, November 12, 2017
Category Local Event
YMCA Craft Fair for 2017
  Featuring a booth by this guild with lots of lovely handwoven items for sale.
The 48th annual Blacksburg YMCA Craft Fair will be held this year at the Blacksburg Community Center, 724 Patrick Henry Drive, Blacksburg, VA. Each year, artisans and craftspeople from the New River Valley and Eastern United States come together to offer a wide variety of items including jewelry, ceramics, metalwork, glass work, fiber arts, and more. The Handweavers Guild of the New River Valley has been a long-standing vendor at this event. Come out to purchase wonderful handwoven scarves, table linens, shawls, and more fiber art items! http://vtymca.org/craftfair/

- Sunday, December 3, 2017
Category Guild Event
December 2017 Guild Meeting
  Held at the Meadowbrook Center in Shawsville from 2pm - 4pm (1st Sunday)
Note: this meeting is one week earlier than normal due to a scheduling conflict with the meeting room.

Program TBA.

- Sunday, January 14, 2018
Category Guild Event
January 2018 Guild Meeting
  Held at the Meadowbrook Center in Shawsville from 2pm - 4pm
Program TBA

- Sunday, February 11, 2018
Category Guild Event
February 2018 Guild Meeting
  Held at the Meadowbrook Center in Shawsville from 2pm - 4pm
Program TBA

- Sunday, March 11, 2018
Category Guild Event
March 2018 Guild Meeting
  Held at the Meadowbrook Center in Shawsville from 2pm - 4pm
Program TBA.

- Sunday, April 8, 2018
Category Guild Event
April 2018 Guild Meeting
  Held at the Meadowbrook Center in Shawsville from 2pm - 4pm
A little over a year ago, Mauna H. did a great presentation on Animal Fiber. Mauna is back this month to talk to us about Plant Fiber, its attributes, uses, finishing, etc. Bring in your projects that use plant fibers to share with the group (Mauna has given most of hers away!).

- Sunday, May 20, 2018
Category Guild Event
May 2018 Guild Meeting
  Held at the Meadowbrook Center in Shawsville from 2pm - 4pm
Note: This meeting is one week later than normal due to conflict with Mother's Day.

It's Annual Yard Sale time. Clean out your closets, dig into those drawers and cabinets and find all those tools, fiber and whatnots that you don't use or don't need and bring them along. You may even find something at the sale that you can't do without!

- Sunday, June 10, 2018
Category Guild Event
June 2018 Guild Meeting
  Held at the Meadowbrook Center in Shawsville from 2pm - 4pm
Program TBA.

- Sunday, August 12, 2018
Category Guild Event
August 2018 Guild Meeting
  Held at the Meadowbrook Center in Shawsville from 2pm - 4pm
Program TBA.

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