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Monthly Meetings & Other Nearby Events

Mark your calendars and plan to attend monthly programs following our membership meetings on the second Saturday of the month.  Meetings and workshops are offered at 10:00 AM at Gaenslen School, 1250 E. Burleigh St., Milwaukee, WI.  
*There are no meetings held in
January, June, July or August

2017/2018 PROGRAM LIST

September 9:  Know and Use Your Local Weaving Resources:  Shops, Classes, Events. Everyone is invited to stay for the Pot Luck Lunch and Social following the program.

October 14: "Textile Adventures in Peru," Jennifer Moore.

November 11:  "Organic Patterns and Textures in Handwoven Shibori Tapestries," Sarah Eichhorn.

December 9:  
Our always popular "Make-It: Take-It" returns with old and new ideas for simple gifts and crafts.  WHI members will teach you how to create simple items.  This is a day to try a new craft or technique and go home with a new creation or two.

There is no meeting in January!

February 10, 2018:  
"Creative Design With Metaphor," Ruth Manning.

March 10:  "Market Day."  

April 14:   "Dyeing for Weavers,"  Dagmar Klos.


May 12:  "Weaving the Rainbow," Deb Essen.

WHI seeks to provide interesting and informative programs for our members.  We would love to hear from you if you are interested in presenting a program or workshop for our members.  For more information about WHI programs, contact Paula Holman at holmanpk@yahoo.com.


Through August 20, 2017Contemporary Threads:  Wisconsin Fashion 
Through September 17, 2017The Roddis Collection:  American Style and Spirit - both of these exhibitions may be seen at the Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend, http://www.wisconsinart.org/exhibitions/current.aspx

Through August 27, 2017
The Box Project: Uncommon Threads, Racine Art Museum,  www.ramart.org
Through December 3, 2017:  Two exhibits:  In Death and Lace:  Works of Adornment, Wisconsin Museum of Quilts, http://wiquiltmuseum.com/exhibits/

August 3 - 6, 2017:  Stitches Midwest, Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center, Schaumburg, IL, http://www.knittinguniverse.com/Midwest2017/

August 10, 2017:  Entry deadline for the Third Fiber Arts Biennale, http://www.wiquiltmuseum.com/exhibits/upcoming-exhibits/third-biennale-keeping-warm/

August 18 - 20, 2017:  Michigan Fiber Festival, Allegan County Fairgrounds (about 30 miles northwest of Kalamazoo),  http://www.michiganfiberfestival.info/

September 7 - 10, 2017The Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival, Jefferson County Fairgrounds, www.wisconsinsheepandwoolfestival.com

November 2 -4, 2017Loominosity 2017.
          Entry deadline:  Saturday, October 14 (WHI meeting).
          Drop-off:  Tuesday, October 31, 9:00 am - Noon.
          Judging:  Tuesday, October 31, afternoon.

February 23 - 25, 2018The Midwest Fiber Frolic at Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport, 6401 S. 13th St., Milwaukee, WI, https://www.midwestfiberfrolic.com/ or contact Charlie Neumann.

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