Cranberry Country Weavers' Guild is an organization of handweavers dedicated to the exploration and educational aspects of preserving the art of handweaving and other fiber arts and their relationship to weaving.
We welcome all interested in handweaving to join us!
Our meeting place is NOW LOCATED AT: Lakeville United Church of Christ
1 Precinct Street
We meet the 3rd Wednesday of each month except for the months July, August and December.
The meetings consist of a business meeting and an educational program or hands-on workshop
about a technique of handweaving or project. We meet from 10:30am- 2:00 ,sometimes, 3:00PM.
This page was last updated on: September 24, 2022
Cranberry Weavers Guild exhibit of the jackets woven by members . These photos were taken by C. Wooten at the New England Weavers Seminar held in July 2003
Fall 2022-Spring 2023 Programs
and meeting dates-September- May 2023
Full descriptions and notifications about our programs are in our Members' newsletters.
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Carol and her First Place award winning shawl
Nancy and Florrie at NEWS 2005
Key note speaker, Anita Meyer and Nancy R. discussing dye techniques at the Pro Chem booth 2005 at Merrimack College
Kathy helping Betty
take her fabric off
Betty passed away of ALS.
We miss her.
Carol with her "BEST IN SHOW" award jacket
Maureen Chapman's award winning tablecloth
Becky from Becky's Vav Stuga, Shelburn Falls, MA
visiting the guild to give a program
Ro and Joia during the 3-day
60 mile walk for breast cancer research, THE #-DAY , SUSAN KOMEN , Walk for the Cure
The New England Weavers Seminar 2009
A section of the Gallery Exhibit, Handpainted warp scarf- (red Ribbon award) Woven by Carol
More MEMBER PHOTOS
MEETINGS ON ZOOM and MEMBERSHIP
Meetings begin at 10:30 AM, even while presented on ZOOM.
In order to be sent a zoom invitation to our programs you must be a fully paid member, for the current program year.
Please click on our membership button
( above left link button) to see our membership form with instructions for membership, fee, and where to send in the form.
Cranberry Country Weavers has moved our meeting HOME TO LAKEVILLE, MA! ON THE 3rd Wednesday of the month at 10:30 am.-2:30 pm.
For details of each program and what to bring consult the guild Newsletters and monthly email blasts:
September 21, 2022-DRAFTING 101 -with Beth Guertin
October 19, 2022 -Weaving inspiration from the last 50 Years-
The NEWS sample library-Ro Spinelli and Donna LaVallee
November 16, 2022-Designing for Creative Weaving-with Sarah Saulson
JANUARY 18, 2023- Making Zipper Bags with Handwoven Fabric -with Mary Mandarino and Virginia Hamilton
February 15,2023- " Express your Soles"-with Suzi Ballenger - This is a hands on, in person,workshop making Espadrille Shoes with your handwoven fabric.
March 15, 2023 -TBA
MAY 17,2023- ANNIVERSARY/BIRTHDAY PARTY- Annual meeting 2023
HANDWOVEN GRAND SHOW AND TELL/Fashionshow strut
ALL NewEngland Weavers Seminar (NEWS) GALLERY AND FASHSION SHOW ENTRIES' DUE AT THIS MEETING
JULY 20-23, 2023 NEW ENGLAND WEAVERS SEMINAR Weavers Conference- Classes, Speakers, workshops and Handweaving exhibits ! Save the Dates!!
Next New England Weavers Seminar will be In July 2023-
IN WORCHESTER, MA!
New England Weavers Seminar
at Smith College,
(OUR LAST IN PERSON WEAVING CONFERENCE,before COVID)
Cranberry Guild show:
WEAVING (is) FOR THE BIRDS
WE ALL WERE DEALT CARDS WITH BIRDS OF NEW ENGLAND PHOTOS AND INFORMATION ON THEM. EVERYONE WOVE A PIECE THAT WAS INSPIRED BY THEIR INDIVIDUAL BIRD CARD. A GREAT SUCCESS AS YOU CAN SEE!!
Jan's Award winning Tote
Carol's award winning Scarf - Hand dyed silk
Photos from other NEW ENGLAND WEAVERS SEMINARS past years
GUILD AND MEMBER PHOTO GALLERY
2021 July Towel Exchange- IN PERSON outdoor picnic
Celebrating our 50th year of Weaving, Encouragement, Education and Friendship
Cranberry Country Weavers Guild has MOVED!!!!
The Entrance to our new "HOME" is around the back driveway . No stairs are involved and entrance is handicap accessible. Parking is in two places, upper lot and lower back lot. Limited spaces in lower lot.
Cranberry members' entries to the virtual handwoven Gallery at VIRTUAL NEWS 2021
Participants in the photo gallery : L to R, above
and Jan Lyons
Field Trip to Draper knitting Mill in Canton , MA
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