Prepping for Fiber Art exhibits

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

Spring into Sprang!!

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.

Linen Weaving Workshop

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

Nomadic Felts Class

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

Saori Weaving Class

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.

Fiber Skills Teacher Workshop

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

By Member for Member

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