A place to stay connected with the studio and QWSG members.

Spinning

How I Spent My Summer

In the ancient times of my youth, it was common practice to have students returning to school write an essay about what they did during the summer. So, in keeping with that practice, this entry is about events of the previous two months. Most of us have taken some...

LoomSpinningWeaving

Tools of the Trade

Handspinning and handweaving have evolved from a necessity to a labour of choice. It is a hobby for some and a form of artistic expression for all. The tools that we use have evolved as well. The primative spindle evolved into great granny's walking wheel then it...

GuildWeavingWorkshops

Learning Together

Perhaps the greatest benefit to belonging to a guild is the opportunity to learn together. We learn through various activities. "Show and tell" allows us to share triumphs that inspire and horror stories that allow others to avoid our mistakes. It gives us the...