Rigid Heddle Study Group June News

Study Group Activities Lots of fun activities going on in the studio at our last meeting; from new weavers to the more experienced ones. Margo came in the front door and said “I want to learn how to weave”, boy was she at the right place. She joined DFA. We rented her...
2017 Fair Awards

2017 Fair Awards

Best of Class Handwoven Neil Kierluff Best of Class Felted Item Judy Rice Best Use of Color Judy Rice Best Original Design Hope Harkins Best Handspun Item Connie Schlosser Best Next Generation Savanah Edwards Best Handspun Yarn Lora Felt Best Special Challenge Item...

McCurley Fundraiser

THANK YOU TO THE DRIVERS The Mc Curley’s August fund raise drive was another successful event. Thank you to all the drivers that participated and thank you to Robin Phillips for checking people in while Dorothy was on a weaving vacation. We have one more drive in...

Rigid Heddle Study Group

Hello RHSGers! (Is there such a word?) Keeping our meetings going through the summer was a good plan. Only one meeting had to be cancelled. Pam Root and Dorothy Mucha spent a week in Window Rock, Arizona, learning Navajo weaving. Kathy Myers has been in Minnesota...
Memories of Lois Johnson

Memories of Lois Johnson

by Cheryl Reed Lois: “My draft mule is neurotic. My riding mule wants to squash anything that comes into her pasture. The sheep are paranoid. The only sane critter on the ranch is our Australian shepherd.” Me: “Sounds like you need a pet psychiatrist at your place.”...

Lois Johnson’s Gift To DFA

Lois Johnson’s Gift To DFA  Phase 2 Lois willed her fiber arts stash to DFA. The Board decided which tools to add to our DFA equipment. The rest of her fiber estate will be offered to DFA on September 15 & 16 in Lois’ studio space at her home in Stanfield, OR....
By the Book Knitters

By the Book Knitters

By the Book Knitters September The next meeting will be Tuesday September 19th from 6:00pm – 8:00pm at the Richland Library in Conference Room A. We finished up the Seattle Mariners 40th Anniversary afghan for the Summer Reading Program. Holly purchased baseball...

Tapestry Study Group

Tapestry Study Group We used to meet at Weave your Art Out. We call our group Freyii Friday, after Susan’s tapestry looms that she demonstrated and sold lovingly at her shop. Susan’s nurturing blossoms our core tapestry group, we love you Susan. We have...

Draw Loom Study Group

Draw Loom Study Group The Draw Loom Study Group will meet on September 12 from 1:00 – 3:00. We will be watching the DVD for warping pattern shafts also taking about drafting designs. So if someone knows how to draft designs please come and help those that...

4+More Weaving Study Group

Towel Exchange September 19 Tuesday, September 19, 1-3p at DFA Studio, 101 N Union St, Kennewick, Suite 208  Bring your handwoven towel and take home a different one. We’ll share the weave structure or “recipe” source of our towels, then roll the dice once to shift...

DFA GENERAL MEETING

Thursday, September 21st 6:30pm at the Guild House Greetings DFA Members, Fall is fast approaching and we haven’t met since May. It is time for Show & Tell. Did you finish a new project over the summer? Did you go to ANWG? Do anything cool at Dye in the Park?...