May 1, 2022
While our 50th Anniversary celebrations and events will actually happen next year in 2023, now is the time to plan our fiber art pieces that will be showcased at local galleries (the deadline for the Tweed Art Gallery & MacRostie... View Article
December 30, 2019
Sprang is an ancient twining technique which predates knitting. Carol James will be teaching a sprang workshop hosted by the Duluth Fiber Handcrafters Guild this February.
October 24, 2018
Marian Dahlberg from Väva! Veve! led a workshop on October 6, 2018 – giving lucky weavers an opportunity to weave with linen yarn and to achieve the classic center stripe and Dahlberg’s signature hanging tab. Weavers created 24×24” hand towels... View Article
April 11, 2017
Flax is a rather inconspicuous, thin stemmed plant that barely seems strong enough to support the gorgeous, sky blue flower it produces. But flax holds a secret: inside that spindly stem are fibers that have been used by man for... View Article
March 28, 2017
Several Duluth Fiber and Handcrafters Guild Members participated in the March 2017 class taught by Mary Reichert. How many of these “rugs” will end up on the floor!? Pictured above: (left to right) Cindy Hollis, Sarah Erickson, Abby Klema. Terry... View Article
May 10, 2016
Several Guild members recently participated in a Duluth Art Institute class under the encouragement of Japanese artist and instructor Chiaki O’Brien.
March 25, 2016
On Friday, March 5, the Guild hosted a workshop for the Northeast region art teachers. Guild members taught the teachers a number of easy dyeing, felting, and weaving projects that could be used for K-12 students. After the hands on... View Article
February 15, 2015
The first Saturday of February is the annual By Member – For Member Workshop Day. This year, there were three exciting workshops. Marty taught Fair Isle Style Dyeing (space dyeing a lengthy skein of yarn for sock knitting.) Louise taught... View Article