Champaign-Urbana Spinners and Weavers Guild
Annual Show and Sale
Friday, November 1 3 – 8 pm and Saturday, November 2 10 am – 4 pm
Location: Hessel Park Christian Reformed Church, 700 W Kirby Ave, Champaign, IL
Excellent hand made items will be on display and for sale. Browse a collection of our members’ work, including handwoven and hand-knit garments and accessories, skeins of handspun and hand-dyed yarn, spinning fibers, household textiles and decor, jewelry and other accessories.
Friday November 1
3-4:30 Julie Watkins will demonstrate Nalbinding- an ancient technique that predates knitting.
4:30-6 Shirley Shore demonstrates punch needle
6-8 Esther and Beth Peregrine will demonstrate silk reeling, cocoon deflossing, everything you wanted to know about silk!
Saturday November 2
10-11:30 Dottie Wolgemuth, will demonstrate bag weaving
11:30-1 Sharon Bowles demonstrates loom weaving
1-2:30 Jane Barry, will demonstrate how to use a blending board to make your own colored batts for spinning
1-2:30 Sharon Bowles demonstrates loom weaving
In addition, spinning will be demonstrated both days