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"The HUB" Vol. XXX, No.5
Bimonthly newsletter of September - October 2009


Hub Editor: Taryn Barnett at

Saturday, August 1, 2009, from 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.

September Program

Dave Bell Workshop
If you have, please bring loom, warping board, shuttle, yarn and other equipment to start a weaving project. Paper and pen is also needed. Please bring a lunch to share. We’ll make coffee and tea and have plates and utensils. Those not participating in the program are welcome to come and observe. The guild is paying Dave but a donation would be nice. Don’t forget those little things like scissors, sley hooks, lee sticks etc. 

October Program

David Sluder will show us how to do Kumihemi. Please bring embroidery floss or warping thread.

November Program

Janet Smouse will show us how to weave on material. If available pleas bring 6” embroidery hoop, tapestry needle, scissors. Floss will be provided. Bring if you have. Attention!!! Christmas Bazaar:  We will have for sale the fibers of Donna Wellman and Ilene Elliston. Bring a bag to carry it all home.

December Program

Our 2009 Challenge Project is due. Bring food to share and a gift for the exchange

Calendar of Events

September 5th NPSWG Program Meeting at Christ Church

September 15th - NPSWG Tuesday Spinning at Christ Church 2:00p.m.

September 26th - Sheep & Wool Family Field Day at Waterford Fair Grounds 10:00a.m. to 4:00p.m.

October 3rd - NPSWG Business/Program at Christ Church

October 20th - NPSWG Tuesday Spinning at Christ Church 2:00p.m.

Announcments and Classified Section

Sheep & Wool Family Field Day 26 September
Hosted by NW PA Sheep & Wool Growers Association, Waterford Fair Grounds,
Located 1 mile south of Waterford, PA on State Route 19, 16441
Sheep Breed Display and Sheep offered for Sale
Two 4-H Accredited Trainings
Demonstrations by NW PA Spinners & Weavers Guild
In observation of the International Year of Natural Fibers
Stock Dog Herding Demonstrations
Prizes for: Amateur Photo & Popular Choice Contests
Sheep-Related Public Consignment Booth
Wool Show and Sale
Music, Food, Sheep Supplies, Craft & Yarn Vendors
Lamb Cooking Demonstration with samples

Contact: Elaine Burkholder, for event information & details on above events
Phone 814/333-4386

Hello, my name is Terri Nelson and I am interested in learning to weave. I have tried with little success to find the weavers guild in my area. I live in Albion PA. Any help or info you could lend would be greatly appreciated. 
Terri Nelson

The Canyon Country Fiber Arts Guild announces their first Fall FIber Fling. It will be held November 6 - 8 on the grounds of the Historic Coach Stop Inn near Wellsboro, PA. The weekend will kick off Friday evening with a free lecture by Phylleri Ball on Natural Dyeing. All day Saturday there will be workshops available as well as a gathering room for those who just want to spin or knit. Sunday morning there will also be workshops available. There are also hikes, horseback riding and a covered wagon ride available. There will be vendors on Saturday and Sunday. Saturday night will finish with a Chinese Auction!

Please visit our website and feel free to distribute the attached brochure.

We hope to see you there,

Louise Neu



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