Programs and Workshops for 2012-2013

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To reserve a spot in a workshop, download and complete the Workshop Registration Deposit Form, and send it to the Guild House along with your workshop deposit checks. This form is also available on the bulletin board at the Guild House and in the September issue of The Weaverbird News.

Meetings / Programs
Date Program Presenter/Chair
May 2, 2013
Notan - the Dark/Light Principle of Design Lynn Ticotsky / Teresa Nieberding
June 6, 2013
4:00 p.m.
Annual Picnic & Sale  
June 7, 8 9, 2013
Friday 12 noon until Sunday 2:00 pm
WGGC Retreat
Franciscan Center
Oldenburg Indiana
Jo Ann Loftus & Nance Widdowson

Workshop tuition is $70.00 per day. Two-day workshop tuition is $140.00. Three-day workshop tuition is $210.00. Non-members pay an additional $25.00 per workshop regardless of number of days the workshop is offered. Some workshops may be offered at a lower tuition rate. When a workshop of this nature is available the tuition rate will be published in The Weaverbird newsletter.
Date Workshop Presenter Program Chair Workshop Hostess
April 5, 2013
9am - 4pm
A Day of Dyeing
Mary Zicafoose - A Day of Dyeing We will be dyeing yarn in this class...using wash fast acid dyes for protein fibers (wool, silk...) We will learn how to formulate dye recipes, learn safe dye procedure, how to dye a 20 step color gradation, and how to dye ikat. Yarns will be provided.

Tuition: $70 (member), $105 (non-member)
Materials Fee: $10
Class Size: Minimum , Maximum
Mary Zicafoose Cheryl Muckenfus Mary McMahon
April 6 & 7, 2013
9am - 4pm
Vibrant Rugs: Designing & Weaving for the WOW
Mary Zicafoose - Vibrant Rugs Workshop Mary Zicafoose "uses color boldly, with a sure hand, creating strong visual statements in fiber". Her rugs and tapestries are distinguished by "intensely dyed primaries within large planes and fields of color. She credits her courage at the dye pot to Mark Rothko with ethnic design inspirations. These works are collected globally including several U.S. Embassies.

A 2 day intensive rug weaving workshop. Mary will be supplying the warps and hand dyed yarns for the wefts. Students will only need a loom and weaving tools.

Tuition: $140 (member), $175 (non-member)
Materials Fee: $30
Class Size: Minimum , Maximum
Mary Zicafoose Cheryl Muckenfus Mary McMahon