Study Groups

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...

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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...

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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 woven hours...

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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...

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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...

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By the Book Knitters August 2017

BY THE BOOK KNITTERS AUGUST 2017 Our next meeting is August 15th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm in Conference Room A of the Richland Library.  Everyone is welcome. This month there were 26 knitters and many laughs. We realized some dates such as November 22, 1963 and August...

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Desert Fiber Arts Towel Exchange

JOIN THE TOWEL EXCHANGE! The 4+More Weaving study group is starting the fall season with a towel exchange at our first meeting in September in the DFA studio. Everyone is welcome to participate. So far I’ve heard of a false-damask towel in denim and red, of a lovely...

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By the Book Knitters Pattern Page

Want to learn how to knit? Lindsey created these patterns the first year we started.  If you knit all the patterns for these 12 lessons you will become a very capable knitter able to knit cables, lace and even bobbles. Most lessons have 3 squares, Easy, Beginner and...

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By the Book Knitters Study Group

 By the Book Knitter meets on the third Tuesday of each month from 6:00 - 8:00pm in Conference Room A at the Richland Public Library. We are an independent self guided study group jointly sponsored by the Richland Library and Desert Fiber Arts. At By the Book Knitters...

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By the Book Knitters May Recap

Mark Your Calendars Next meeting will be June 20th from 6:00 – 8:00pm at the Richland Library in Conference Room A This month Lori Seeliger brought her vintage Sock Machine and gave us a brief talk about how it works. She explained how to use waste yarn to get the...

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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...

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4 + More Weaving – May 2017 Meeting Recap

Summer off - Next meeting in September The May meeting at Sharon’s was amazing! We had 16 people squished into the Ofsthun’s home. Or maybe it was 16 chairs and 18 or more people. Did the heat bring them out or the hike through their bird sanctuary? We’ll do a towel...

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Basketry and Beads Group

WHEN: Every Wednesday 9 AM – 12 NOON WHERE: White Bluffs Center 294 Torbett, Richland, WA. We are a beginner-friendly group. Come and learn to make a basket, little beaded boxes or other woven beaded objects. Ask questions, and we will help get you started on your...

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Card Weaving Study Group

WHEN: 2nd Wednesday of the month – 10 AM 4th Wednesday of the month – 6 PM WHERE: DFA Guild Studio Kennewick, WA We started this group after a workshop by Marilyn Romatka. We will be using the book Card Weaving by Candace Crockett.

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4 + More Weaving Study Group

WHEN: 3rd Monday of the month 1 PM during the school year See calendar for details WHERE: DFA Studio Learn to weave. The 4-Shaft Weaving Study Group is working through the study book Handweaving with Robert & Roberta. We started Volume 2 in January, 2010. We are...

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Tapestry and Felting Group

WHEN: Varies Monthly – check calendar for dates and times WHERE: Weave Your ‘art Out Susan Schmeiman’s Weaving Studio 11 S. Benton, Kennewick, WA Website: weave-your–art-out.com The Tapestry group has a monthly informal tapestry and felting get-together to share ideas...

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Great Wheels Spinning Group

WHEN: Every Tuesday 7 PM – 9 PM WHERE: Location Varies – Check Calendar Members will help you with your wheel or get you started in spinning.   All fiber-arts-related handwork is welcome. We often demonstrate spinning around the community at events such as the Benton...

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Draw Loom Group

WHEN: Check Calendar WHERE: DFA Studio Kennewick, WA All are invited whether you want to participate or just find out what a drawloom is all about. This is an opportunity for a new weaving adventure.  See you there. Contact Susan...

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