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We had so much fun with out Crayon Challenge last year that we’ve decided to have a color challenge every year. This year member Cindy Babcock printed color photos of birds – nature’s little show-offs! – and we each blindly … Continue reading
Our guild was delighted to take part in this year’s Spring Shearing Farm Day at Old McCaskills Farm. Debby and Lisa were there with their spinning wheels.
As a fun project for this year, our program chair Rosemary Lytle had us do a Crayon Project. Pretty simple – draw 3 random crayons blindly from a bag, then create something using those colors! We drew our crayons in … Continue reading
Several Guild members went on this tour in Newberry, and it was a big hit! Here are some photos.
On April 25, the guild had an outing to the Sea Ayre Suri Alpaca farm, about 35 miles south of Columbia. A good time was had by all, and everyone went home with alpaca fiber! Click on any thumbnail to … Continue reading
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