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Thursday, 11 May 2017

May 2017 Show and Tell and Year of the Dragon Challenge

Our 40th anniversary is next week. To celebrate, Nell designed this amazing placemat depicting "40 Years Desert Sage Guild" as an Overshot weave using 12 harnesses. Here is her design, formula, weaving draft and her woven placemat.
For a better look, click on the image.

Nell's 40th anniversary design, the formula,
the draft and her finished placemat
Cynthia's 12 Harness Guild project placemat


Next are some photos from our May 4th Drop-in. 
Ann S. came to visit us and brought her Year of the Rooster Challenge. 
The front is an 8 harness extended twill
creating a flame look
The reverse is plain tabby with the
Year of the rooster symbol 

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Barb W.'s Coil Spinning; 1 weft coil and
the second throw with carpet yarn  
I have no notes except that
the button is made of Femo.
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Some Tapestry Group members
checking over the works in progress

And now for May Meeting Show and Tell and the Year of the Rooster Challenge:
Diane H's Rooster Challenge woven placemats
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Terry's free form felted and painted
Rooster Challenge placemats
Helene's rooster challenge shawl. She bought
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Marie Richardson's Shawlette from her
handspun merino and silk yarn. 

Karen knit this shawlette 50/50 wool & acrylic
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Joyce kit this baby's hoodie sweater.
She says thanks to Yvonne & Diane L


Klaudias fingerless gloves and toe socks

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Helene's Flat Rat bookmarks
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Michelle's woven scarves
(yarn from Stash sale)

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Helene's knitted hats in acrylic, wool & nylon

Marg's tea towels and felted slippers.
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"Weaving on a box"
Wendy's candy bag woven on a simple box loom
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Weaving on a Box in progress
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Herb Garden Planter for Klaudia,
a thank you for her term as President

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