SEPTEMBER 2, SATURDAY 10am
DYE GARDEN HARVEST & DYE DAY
LOCATION Georgeson Botanical Gardens
TIME: 10am to noon at the Garden
DYE WOK2SHOP: Noon to 5pm
LOCATION: A Weavers Yarn, 1810 Alaska Way off of College Road. For directions, call 374-1995
MORE INFORMATION: Call Gail Mayo, 479-2954 or Kate Hedstrom, 590-1420c
What to bring: gardening gloves and small tools if you wish large buckets or bags to hold the harvest, a snack or lunch, skeins of yarn or other fibers ready to dye.
WHAT TO BRING: Mordant fibers, ready to go into the dye pots. The only dye not needing a mordant is indigo,
Yarn: best luck with protein fibers such as wool, silk, alpaca, mohair, etc. Bast fibers such as cotton and rayon can also be dyed, but require a different mordant process.
PLEASE try to pre-mordant your wool yarns at home. See Mordant instruction on the guild website: www.fairbanksweavers.org
DYE WORKSHOP Location:
A Weaver’s Yarn, 1810 Alaska Way
Call 374-1994 for directions.
Saturday, SEPTEMBER 16th
STUDIO OPEN HOUSE
12pm to 5pm
with demonstrations in
Spinning, Weaving, warping,
‘B, B & B’ Baskets to bid on
Stash Reduction Sale items from members,
Books, magazine & Fiber Sales
AT THE WEAVING STUDIO, ROOM 219
LATHROP BLDG. 516 2nd Avenue.
Activities to experience: Tablet weaving, Triangle Loom or a Bicycle loom, Bobbin Lace, double weave on rigid heddle loom, the electronic Toika loom or try a small bead loom,
Bring a project to work on or to demonstrate.
Please invite your friends neighbors to come see what the Fairbanks Weavers’ & Spinners’ Guild has to offer