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The Anchorage Weavers and Spinners Guild is a non-profit organization dedicated to the encouragement of the fiber arts in Alaska. The guild seeks to promote the exhibition of fiber arts and to inform its members and the public through lectures, workshops and craft demonstrations.

We hold monthly meetings from September through May, often featuring a guest speaker. at 10:00 a.m. the second Saturday of the month at the First Congregational Christian Church, 2610 E Northern Lights Blvd, Anchorage, AK 99508. Entrance and parking on the lower, east side parking area only. Other Guild activities include beginning weaving and spinning classes, workshops led by professional instructors, demonstration of weaving and spinning at local events, participation in the Alaska State Fair, and fiber retreats.

Additional information on how to become a member can be found on the "Join" page.

2018-2019 Officer Slate!
Here is our slate of officers for the 2018-2019 board year. We'll be voting on this at the May Potluck/meeting.
Note: We still need a volunteer to be our Vice President. We've had two people previously agree to volunteer, but unfortunately both have had to back out for very good reasons.
Please call Carol Koford at 748-5861. Thank you.

Elected officers:
President Elect – Carol Koford
Vice President –Gwen Matthews
Secretary – Ellen Halseth
Treasurer – Karen Williams
Member at Large – Anne Brooks
Programs – Laurene Stout & Terry Newbold
Spinning Workshops – Linda Yarborough, Sarah Robicheaux & Michelle Coburn
Weaving Workshops – Sherry Rogers & Nicole Putnam-Ayers

Appointed Positions & Standing Committees:
Historian – VACANT
Dena’ina Sale Coordinator – VACANT & Anne Brooks (assistant)
HGA Rep - Beverly Bronner
ANWG Rep - Christine Dittrich
Social Media – Joanne Teague
Newsletter – Nicole Putnam-Ayers
Webmaster – Linda Conover
State Fair – Beverly Bronner
Equipment Rental – Bonnie Tisler
Scholarships – Marjorie McLaren, Jane Wheeler & Lynn Dewitt
Service Projects – Marjorie McLaren
Retreat – Karen Williams& Nicole Putnam-Ayers
Librarian – Vicki Campbell
Community Coordinator – Aubrey Campbell
Study Groups Coordinator – Anne Brooks

Presidents Message:
Welcome to the 2017-18 Guild year.

Watch this website for opportunities to meet with spinners and weavers; opportunities to hone your skills and opportunities to share your skills with others. Become a member which will enable you to rent equipment, borrow DVDs and books from the Guild library and sign up for Guild workshops.

Join this unique community of crafters and go forth and create.

If you have questions, need assistance, want to volunteer to sustain the guild, please contact me.

Anne Brooks
Email President Anne