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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.

CHIAKI O'BRIEN SAORI WEAVING WORKSHOP - 9/24/22 or 9/25/22
Signup: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0e44aeac2ba1fc1-chiaki

CHIAKI O'BRIEN SAORI WEAVINGChiaki O’Brien, SAORI artist from Minnesota, will provide a one day workshop on the philosophy of SAORI and weaving techniques.

A pre-warped SAORI Piccolo loom will be provided with black 10/2 warp. Students will provide weft yarns for their own use, and we are request that students bring a few other types of yarn to share with others.

Students will have the option to sign up for a Saturday or Sunday workshop. If a student has their own SAORI loom, pre-warped, a separate category is available with a discount of $15.

Date: Saturday 09/24/22 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM or Sunday 09/25/22 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Location: Camp Fire Alaska, Wells Fargo Community Room, 161 Klevin St. #100, Anchorage, AK 99508
Class Fee (per day): $105 will be required at registration which can be paid on-line or checks may be sent to:

Anchorage Weavers & Spinners Guild
PO Box 244055
Anchorage, AK 99524-4055

Cancellations shall result in the forfeiture of the class fee, unless a replacement can be found, whether from the waiting list or arranged by the person cancelling the registration in the workshop.

If the minimum number of registrants is not received by July 24th, this class will be cancelled, and all money paid will be refunded.

If you have questions, please contact DeAnne Sabol, (907) 841-3008, email DeAnne or Lorri Wright, (907) 360-0276, email Lorri.