Monthly Archives: October 2017
The annual John Blue Cotton Festival is held the second weekend of October each year on the grounds of the historic John Blue home. Sherry was there this year – the 34th annual event – to talk about spinning cotton. … Continue reading
Several guild members – Debby, Peggy, Rosemary, Wendy, Resi, and Ann – attended the SC State Fair this year. In addition to great displays, we demonstrated the use of hand cards, a drum carder, a blending board, spinning, plying, knitting, … Continue reading
October 7, 2017 was the 12th annual Cotton festival in the town of Clio, SC. The festival is always the first Sat in October, as the cotton is harvested mid Sept to mid October. In this picture, Karen is talking … Continue reading
On April 22, 2017, the Guild held a Spinning & Weaving Demo at Old McCaskill’s Farm in Rembert, SC (near Camden) on Sheep Shearing Day. Participants were Karen Jean, Jennifer, Sherry Phillips (who demo’d on her Great Wheel), Wendy, Peggy … Continue reading
The Guild held a program on Natural Dyeing at Green Pastures Farm on April 8, 2017. Green Pastures Farm is in Prosperity, SC. Everybody dyed 4 mini skeins of Merino wool yarn in 4 colors: Black Walnut (harvested from our … Continue reading
We had a booth at the SC State Fair in October 2016.