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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.

Free Program

Make-It Gathering at Mt. Vernon Commons Monthly 3rd Saturday at 10:00 a.m.
Mark your calendar and join us for the Monthly Make-it Gatherings on the third Saturday 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. The gathering is held at Mt. Vernon Commons. The Commons House has 3 separate rooms for gathering. We will dedicate some of the rooms to different study groups. Please join us for either a study group or to simply work on your project with others. 3322 Commons Circle Anchorage, AK 99503

Newsletter Submissions
As always, we love photos and articles from our members. Did you learn something new that you want to share? Was there a textile book or a new tool you want to review? Share your progress or lessons learned on your newest project. Pam will do a wonderful job compiling it!

President's Post
It’s a New Year of creative opportunities! We have been planning for a few in-person events in the New Year that can enhance our existing virtual events. We currently have tentative plans for an in-person spinning workshop utilizing local talent as well as a winter/spring fiber retreat. Both of these events will have COVID- 19 protocols detailed in advance. Please watch for updates!

Our study groups are continuing in the month of January. The study group activities are organized by members with a special interest and want to learn more about the subject and share the journey with others. Please consider joining a study group on Tessellations, Saori Weaving, Band Weaving or Churanunu.

The Make-It Day at the Mt. Vernon Commons House will be held on Saturday January 15, 10AM – 2PM. This is the day that you can bring your projects to work on and visit with other fiber enthusiasts.

I hope you can join at least one of these activities!
LORRI WRIGHT, AWSG President

Membership reminder
After the November 2021 meeting we dropped people who had not paid for the 2021-22 guild year from our InfoBlast mailing list and changed the password for the website’s members only area. Guild membership has been temporarily lowered to $30 this year. Please keep our community whole and thriving by joining us. We have a lot of really wonderful programs planned. Please join us using the link below. You will be given the choice of paying online via PayPal or sending us a check.

Please click HERE to enroll or renew.