Past Events

  • VF Speaker Series:  Leanne Sitler
    Jan 22, 1:00 PM EST
    Over Zoom
    Leanne Sitler will show us the basics of dyeing wool, and talk about her Etsy shop!
  • Jan Guild Mtg
    Sat, Jan 08
    Over Zoom
    Jan 08, 1:00 PM EST
    Over Zoom
    Plan the coming months, and see a demo on lacing curves on an oval!
  • Holiday Braids
    Sat, Dec 18
    Online over Zoom
    Dec 18, 2021, 1:00 PM
    Online over Zoom
    Members demonstrate several braided or wool-crafted items for the holidays. Patterns are shared. Bring your own items to show off!
  • December Guild Meeting
    Sat, Dec 11
    Online over Zoom
    Dec 11, 2021, 1:00 PM
    Online over Zoom
    Find out about guild news and events. Demo: Changing 1, 2, or 3 colors at once. Show and Tell: Delsie Hoyt Pinwheels (which change 3 colors at once).
  • Special Event:  Peggyann Watts of Belfast Braids
    Nov 20, 2021, 1:00 PM EST
    Online over Zoom
    Peggyann will show us her rugs and wool-works, her lovely Braid Studio that she designed, and her new passion of weaving on looms.
  • November Guild Meeting
    Sat, Nov 13
    over zoom
    Nov 13, 2021, 1:00 PM EST
    over zoom
    Join us for the General Meeting of the guild in November. Demo by Pam Rowan on braiding leather handles with intact ends!
  • Special Event:  Val Galvin -- Renditions in Rags -- Hooked and Braided Rugs
    Oct 23, 2021, 1:00 PM EDT
    over Zoom
  • October 2021 Guild Meeting
    Sat, Oct 09
    over Zoom
    Oct 09, 2021, 1:00 PM EDT
    over Zoom
  • Special Event:  Nancy Young --  Master Braider
    Sep 18, 2021, 1:00 PM
    Visit with Nancy at her Maine cottage while she takes us on a tour of her life in braiding!
  • September Organizational Meeting
    Sep 11, 2021, 1:00 PM EDT
    via Zoom
    Join us for the first meeting of the new year! Hear about out exciting upcoming online events, and the in-person braid in! Demo: Braiding and Lacing Row 1 of a Continuous Round.
  • Braided Rug Repair with Pam Rowan
    Jun 26, 2021, 11:00 AM
    Join us for an entertaining event on braided rug repair! Bring your own rugs to get advice from Pam on how to fix them.....
  • June General Meeting
    Sat, Jun 19
    Jun 19, 2021, 11:00 AM
    The Valley Forge Guild will welcome its new officers, get a first look at the Budget for the coming year, and see a demo of different braid starts!
  • Special Event:  Speaker, Helen Condon
    May 29, 2021, 11:00 AM
    via Zoom
    Join us as award-winning and innovative rug braider Helen Condon talks about her life, her rug braiding, and shows us her amazing studio.
  • 2021 Rug Challenge
    Sat, May 08
    May 08, 2021, 12:00 PM
    Join us in making BOTH "Braided Sculpture" and "Braided Hats" for an unforgettable show!
  • Donna McKeever Presentation
    Sat, Apr 24
    via Zoom
    Apr 24, 2021, 1:00 PM
    via Zoom
    Hear about Donna's rug braiding journey, her business, and her conference!
  • April Guild Meeting
    Sun, Apr 11
    via Zoom
    Apr 11, 2021, 11:00 AM
    via Zoom
    Nominate officers for the coming year, hear about upcoming events, and watch a braided key fob demo!
  • Sarah Jurta of Country Braid House
    Mar 27, 2021, 11:00 AM
    via Zoom
    Hear from the new owner of Country Braid House about the business of making custom braided rugs. Take a tour, and see the braiding machine!
  • March 2021 Guild Meeting
    Sat, Mar 13
    via Zoom
    Mar 13, 2021, 11:00 AM
    via Zoom
    On March 13, 2021, our guild meeting will focus on where we plan to spend our money (budget requests are due to the Vice President by May 1). Demo: making an 8-Loop Center.