Meetings

Southwest Utah Branch

Who We Are

We are a group of spinners and weavers in Southwest Utah that get together monthly during the winter months to learn and exchange information.

We are a Branch of the Mary Meigs Atwater Weaving Guild in Salt Lake City

Email for more information

Meetings

  • Monday, 14 Feb 2022, 5:30 pm
  • Monday, 14 Mar 2022, 5:30 pm
  • Monday, 11 Apr 2022, 5:30 pm
  • Monday, 9 May 2022, 5:30 pm, Weaving Studio

We are meeting at the St George Library, 88 W 100 S, St George UT, in the Joy Atkin Conference Room B.

At each meeting, we have a show and tell section where we show what we have been weaving and spinning.

Monday, 14 Mar 2022, 5:30 pm, St George Library. Weavers were the first Cartoonists! Judy Harlin (retired art teacher and student of weaving) will present easy strategies for developing your own line drawings (cartoons) for weaving shapes and images. We will discuss utilizing cartoons for tapestry, transparency and soumac techniques. No drawing skills required!

Monday, 11 Apr 2022, 5:30 pm, St George Library. Mimi will presenting a slide show and discussion of the Fiber show that was held in October 2021 in conjunction with the Robin Spady Workshop.

Monday, 9 May 2022, 5:30 pm, Weaving Studio, 400 S. Donlee Drive, St George. We will have a sale, swap, giveway. Bring all those weaving and spinning tools, fibers, books, etc, you have no need for and sell them or donate them. We will have our usual show and tell and discuss the fall 2022 programs.

Outreach

At various events, we demonstrate weaving and spinning in order to get awareness and to tell people about our weaving branch. If you help at one of these events, there will be a warped loom with the weft available. You can weave on the loom or bring your own spinning wheel, inkle loom or card loom.

Library

The weaving branch has a library of books that can be checked out for free by any member of the Mary Meigs Atwater Weaving Guild.

Library Books.

Library Magazines.

If you want to check out a book, e-mail Nancy at Southwest Utah Weavers

Handwoven Indexes

The weaving branch library has many of the Handwoven magazines. Here are the indexes so you can look up what issues you want to check out.

Handwoven Index for 1979 to 2004

Handwoven Index for 2005 to 2011

Handwoven Index for 2012 to 2016

Weaving Classes

The St. George Weaving Studio has classes at 400 S. Donlee Drive (On the "D" hill) on Tuesdays from 4 to 7 pm.

To register, reserve a loom or for more information, call Sandra at 435-673-3273.