Interest Groups

Redo & Renew

Have fun while exploring a variety of techniques and tools to find new uses for unused textiles, clothing, and other waste fiber and fabric. Members share current projects, excess materials, ideas and inspiration. This eclectic group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 1:00 pm-3:00 pm in the DFG Studio, 2701 W. Superior. All are welcome, come when you can!

Contact Candice with questions: crichar1@d.umn.edu

Floor Loom Weaving

This group meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 10:00 am-12:00 pm in the DFG Studio. We study various weave structures, are inspired by the group’s “show-and-tell” and get and give encouraging feedback on projects. All are welcome.

Contact Becky with questions: rebecca.mcdowell5@gmail.com

Beginning Weaving (Evening)

This group meets the 1st Thursday of each month from 6:00 pm-7:15 pm in the DFG Studio.

The goal of this group is to provide support and encouragement to beginning floor loom weavers. This group is open to all experience levels, but will be focused on beginning-level skill development. We are currently exploring a couple of project ideas: weaving gamps and weaving with handspun yarn.

Contact Erin with questions: eaendsley@yahoo.com

Little Looms Weaving

This group meets the 2nd Saturday of each month from 10:00 am-2:00 pm in the DFG Studio. Whether you are a beginner or have years of experience, you are welcome to join us as we explore weaving on portable looms (rigid heddle, inkle, frame, pin and more).

Contact Tracy with questions: kaytebugs@gmail.com

Knitting & Other Handcrafting

The Knitting & Handcrafting group meets each Wednesday of the month from 2:00 pm-4:00 pm at Yarn Harbor, 4629 E. Superior St, Duluth. This is for all handcrafters to visit and show what we’re doing–perhaps you will also see something new to try!

Contact Susan with questions: susanwfackler@yahoo.com

Tapestry

The Tapestry group meets on the 1st Wednesday of the month from 5:00-6:00 pm in the DFG Studio. The group shares progress on individual tapestry projects and also discusses current events and information from the world of tapestry weaving. All are welcome.

If you have questions or want to learn more, please contact Marcia: treefolkmt@gmail.com.

Spinning

The Spinning group meets on the 3rd Saturday of the month from 10:00 am-2:00 pm in the DFG Studio. This is a great place for new and accomplished spinners to share the craft. You are sure to be inspired by the color, texture, and technique that is shared.

Contact Louise with questions: molatour32@gmail.com

Felting

The Felting group meets on the 4th Tuesday of the month from 12:30 pm-2:30 pm in the DFG Studio. We explore nuno, wet, and needle felting. No experience necessary. All are welcome.

Contact Sue with questions: matuszak3@msn.com

Upcoming Meetings

See our Event Calendar for exact dates of upcoming group meetings.