Slocan Valley Threads Guild meet next on Sunday, January 13, 2019 at 1:00pm.
The Winter Schedule for meetings will start in December, so Sunday December 9th will be our first Winter Schedule meeting.
Gab’n’Jab will still take place over the summer 7-9 contact Haya or Sharon or Monique to attend. You can also use the contact form below.
Remember to bring to general meetings your projects to share. Library update – Everyone is encouraged to sign out our great collection of books and mags. And also to BRING THEM BACK please. Recommended loan time is 1 month – give someone else a turn. You can always get it again later on.
Schedule of meetings:
November sees meetings change over to Second Sunday of the month at 1:00pm through the winter.
April sees meetings change over to the second Wednesday of the month in the evening 7:00 – 9 over spring and summer.
Gab N Jab – Wednesdays 7 to 9 pm. Please use the contact form below to register so that we know to show up to open the building for the evening .
If you are interested in hosting a member’s day to share your skills, please let us know by using the contact form below.
Members are kept updated with a weekly e-mail from our communication coordinator.
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Coming up April 28, 2019 Yard and Yardage sale 10-2
Yard and Yardage Sale 2018 was a great success. Thank you to all who attended and all who donated goods and time.
Donations of fibre related goods are always being accepted for Yard and Yardage, If you have any fabric, yarns or tools, equipment or craft supplies to donate please use the contact form above to let the guild know.
Yes, the Slocan Valley Threads Guild was a participant in the 2015 Columbia Basin Culture Tour of August 8th and 9th. August 12 , 13 2017 will see the guild once again participating. SVTG members had fibre works on display and were working on demonstrations of various fibre arts.
May 7th and 8th, 2015 saw the SVTG partnering with Diane of Sono Nis Press in Winlaw hosting author Sylvia Olsen who came through the Kootenays promoting her new book Knitting Stories! Sylvia offered workshops of Salish Hat knitting and Knitting garments without seams, using Cowichan methods. For those interested in following Sylvia Olsen’s Blog http://salishfusion.ca/blogs/sylvias-blog
Check the Recreation #8 Slocan Valley Leisure Guide for classes being held at the guild.
June is when our Annual General Meeting is held. We hold elections of board members. You need to be a member to be elected to the board. You can become a member for $10 at this meeting or anytime. Put your name in the hat for a board position. A variety of positions open up each year. Watch our webpage for Summer Events. The Threads Guild hosts an Open House in October on a Sunday 1-4. Check our webpage in September for date. Come tour the guild, have a treat or two, check out our library, member’s work and become a member. This year there will not be an open house. Come to a regular meeting to check us out if you want. Here is the quilt that members made which was raffled off at the 2014 Open House. Thank you to everyone who supported this fundraising event.