Urban Fiber


The Weavers Guild of Minnesota invites you to Midwest Weavers Conference 2015, Urban Fiber with a Minnesota Twist, in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St Paul.

Pre-conference workshops will be held at the University of St Thomas, St Paul, and the Textile Center, Minneapolis. The Textile Center is a national center for textile arts and home of the Weavers Guild of Minnesota.

Currently scheduled workshops include:
  • Cameron Taylor Brown - Hands on Color
  • Katherine Buenger - Exploring Ply Split Baskets
  • Wynne Mattila - Finnish Rag Rugs
  • Jennifer Moore - Doubleweave: 4-shaft and beyond
  • John Mullarkey - A Tablet Weaving Hat Trick: three techniques in three days
  • Jane Patrick - Advanced Techniques in Rigid Heddle Weaving
  • Robyn Spady - On the Double (two-tie)
  • Liz Spear - Sew Your Handwoven
  • Dianne Totten - Crimp and Create
  • Susan Wilson - Surprise! Color and Weave Effects
  • Patsy Zawistoski - Color Options: Spinning and Dyeing Painted Rovings

Enjoy the Cities' museums, galleries and textile arts. University of St Thomas is in a quiet, safe, residential area. The dorms are beautiful and comfortable (air-conditioned). The campus cafeteria provides a variety of good food, and parking is plentiful.

Stay tuned for more information!