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
We meet the third Monday of each month from September to April at 5:30 pm.
We meet at a members home. If you need directions, please email the contact.
At each meeting, we have a show and tell section where we show what we have been weaving and spinning.
17 Feb 2020. Monday, 5:30 pm. Rug weaving.
16 Mar 2020. Monday, 5:30 pm. Ergonomics and weaving.
20 Apr 2020. Monday, 5:30 pm. Navajo weaving
21 Sep 2020. TBD
19 Oct 2020. Warping with variegated yarn.
16 Nov 2020. Creating a painted warp.
14 Dec 2020. Christmas party and towel exchange.
Robyn Spady will be teaching a 2 day workshop on 4 shaft block design in Southern Utah. This workshop is sponsored by the Sagebrush Fiber Artisans Guild of Cedar City. The workshop will be limited to only 22 participants. However, the evening program talk will be open to the public.
Dates: 13-14 May 2020
Print out and mail in the registration form to register for the workshop.
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.
We will be demonstrating weaving and spinning at the Hurricane Peach Days.
Saturday, 31 August, from 10 am to 4 pm.
We will be located at the between the Heritage Building and where the vendors are set up. This area is on the south side of SR 9, which is the main road through Hurricane, between 100 W and Main Street. The Heritage Building is on the corner of SR9 and Main Street.
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.