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Past Events

  • Mary Ragno on Mrs. Nutting
    Mary Ragno on Mrs. Nutting
    Sat, Feb 17
    Online over Zoom
    Feb 17, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Online over Zoom
    Feb 17, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Online over Zoom
    Mary Ragno has looked into the life and work of Mrs. Nutting -- the woman behind the rugs in the collectible early 1900's photos from Wallace Nutting.
  • FebGuildMtg
    FebGuildMtg
    Sat, Feb 10
    Online over Zoom
    Feb 10, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST
    Online over Zoom
    Feb 10, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST
    Online over Zoom
    Join the ValleyForge Rug Braiding Guild for their February meeting. Hear an update on Conference sign-ups, and see a demo of the easiest butt method ever!
  • Yvonne's Fiber Certificate
    Yvonne's Fiber Certificate
    Sat, Jan 20
    Online over Zoom
    Jan 20, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Online over Zoom
    Jan 20, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Online over Zoom
  • January  VF Guild Meeting
    January  VF Guild Meeting
    Sat, Jan 13
    Online over Zoom
    Jan 13, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Online over Zoom
    Jan 13, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Online over Zoom
    Join us to hear about the teaching schedule at the conference and the events coming up! Demo: Braiding with Ties, with Lucinda Harrison-Cox
  • It's a Braided Holiday!
    It's a Braided Holiday!
    Sun, Dec 17
    Online over Zoom
    Dec 17, 2023, 1:00 PM EST
    Online over Zoom
    Dec 17, 2023, 1:00 PM EST
    Online over Zoom
    This is a grand Show & Tell event -- share the braided and/or wool items you've made, talk about how to make them, and see a peppermint swirl braided wreath!
  • Braided Wreath & Flowers
    Braided Wreath & Flowers
    Sat, Nov 18
    Online over Zoom
    Nov 18, 2023, 1:00 PM EST
    Online over Zoom
    Nov 18, 2023, 1:00 PM EST
    Online over Zoom
    Work along with PeggyAnn Watts and Christine Manges as they create a braided wreath and decorate it with felted flowers.
  • Braids with Benefits
    Braids with Benefits
    Sat, Oct 28
    Online over Zoom
    Oct 28, 2023, 1:00 PM EDT
    Online over Zoom
    Oct 28, 2023, 1:00 PM EDT
    Online over Zoom
    Braids are beautiful in combination with other wool techniques. See the history and current artistry of uniting braids with other fiber art techniques.
  • Sept Speaker:  Jenn Kiarsis
    Sept Speaker:  Jenn Kiarsis
    Sat, Sep 30
    Online over Zoom
    Sep 30, 2023, 1:00 PM EDT
    Online over Zoom
    Sep 30, 2023, 1:00 PM EDT
    Online over Zoom
    Start a Braiding Guild! Jenn Kiarsis of Baystate Braiders shares her experiences.
  • September VF Guild Meeting
    September VF Guild Meeting
    Sat, Sep 09
    Online over Zoom
    Sep 09, 2023, 1:00 PM EDT
    Online over Zoom
    Sep 09, 2023, 1:00 PM EDT
    Online over Zoom
    Join us for our organizational September VF Guild meeting! Review & vote on the budget, hear about upcoming events. Demo: Braid stands.
  • June 17 Christine Macchi
    June 17 Christine Macchi
    Sat, Jun 17
    Online over Zoom
    Jun 17, 2023, 1:00 PM EDT
    Online over Zoom
    Jun 17, 2023, 1:00 PM EDT
    Online over Zoom
    Christine Macchi is the Director of Maine Fiberarts, currently showing an exhibit of Maine Rug Braiders!
  • June Guild Meeting
    June Guild Meeting
    Sat, Jun 10
    Online over Zoom
    Jun 10, 2023, 1:00 PM EDT
    Online over Zoom
    Jun 10, 2023, 1:00 PM EDT
    Online over Zoom
    VOTE on bylaw changes, see the budget for FY 23-24, and Demo: dot pattern across the center of an oval
  • Delsie Hoyt:  Finding Inspiration
    Delsie Hoyt:  Finding Inspiration
    Sat, May 20
    Online over Zoom
    May 20, 2023, 1:00 PM EDT
    Online over Zoom
    May 20, 2023, 1:00 PM EDT
    Online over Zoom
    What is your source of inspiration for creativity in rug braiding? Hear thoughts and examples from braid artist Delsie Hoyt.
  • May Guild meeting
    May Guild meeting
    Sat, May 13
    Online over Zoom
    May 13, 2023, 1:00 PM EDT
    Online over Zoom
    May 13, 2023, 1:00 PM EDT
    Online over Zoom
    See a draft of next year's budget; demo is "Managing Tweaks"
  • Colleen MacKinnon
    Colleen MacKinnon
    Sat, Apr 22
    Online over Zoom
    Apr 22, 2023, 1:00 PM
    Online over Zoom
    Apr 22, 2023, 1:00 PM
    Online over Zoom
    Join us to hear from Penny Rug Artist and Aurthor Colleen MacKinnon!
  • Kathy Wright
    Kathy Wright
    Sat, Mar 18
    Online over Zoom
    Mar 18, 2023, 1:00 PM EDT
    Online over Zoom
    Mar 18, 2023, 1:00 PM EDT
    Online over Zoom
    Kathy is the Director of the largest Rug Hooking event in the USA.... now with a prize for braiders!
  • Lisanne Miller
    Lisanne Miller
    Sat, Feb 18
    Online over Zoom
    Feb 18, 2023, 1:00 PM EST
    Online over Zoom
    Feb 18, 2023, 1:00 PM EST
    Online over Zoom
    Meet Lisanne Miller, owner of W. Cushing Dyes and P for Primitive, a wool and rug hooking and dye shop.
  • February Guild Meeting
    February Guild Meeting
    Sat, Feb 11
    Online over Zoom
    Feb 11, 2023, 1:00 PM EST
    Online over Zoom
    Feb 11, 2023, 1:00 PM EST
    Online over Zoom
    Hear about the braid conference sign ups, see a demo of Left Opening E-Lacing, and preview new videos.
  • Moth Prevention with Judy Fahnestock, Entomologist
    Moth Prevention with Judy Fahnestock, Entomologist
    Sat, Jan 21
    Over Zoom
    Jan 21, 2023, 1:00 PM EST
    Over Zoom
    Jan 21, 2023, 1:00 PM EST
    Over Zoom
    Clothes moth infestation is a fear for all of us wool rug braiders. Learn about the moth's lifecycle and how to prevent them!
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