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Past Events

  • Betsy Sturges on Her Mother's Rugs
    Betsy Sturges on Her Mother's Rugs
    Sat, May 18
    Online over Zoom
    May 18, 2024, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT
    Online over Zoom
    May 18, 2024, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT
    Online over Zoom
    Betsy Sturges will talk about writing The Braided Rug Book with her mother, and show her mother's rugs!
  • May Guild Meeting
    May Guild Meeting
    Sat, May 11
    Online over Zoom
    May 11, 2024, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT
    Online over Zoom
    May 11, 2024, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT
    Online over Zoom
    Vote in the slate of officers for the next year. Updates on the Conference. Demo: Basics of Braided Baskets
  • A Look into the World of Miniatures with IGMA Artist SherreDawn Miller
    A Look into the World of Miniatures with IGMA Artist SherreDawn Miller
    Sat, Apr 20
    Online over Zoom
    Apr 20, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
    Online over Zoom
    Apr 20, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
    Online over Zoom
    Miniature Artist SherreDawn Miller shares the World of Miniatures with us, while Christine Manges shows how to create miniature braided rugs!
  • VF Guild Meeting:  April 2024
    VF Guild Meeting:  April 2024
    Sat, Apr 06
    Online over Zoom
    Apr 06, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Online over Zoom
    Apr 06, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Online over Zoom
    Get an update on VF happenings, and see a demo of the easiest butt method ever for the last row of a rug!
  • Celtic Trivet Braid-Along
    Celtic Trivet Braid-Along
    Sat, Mar 16
    Online over Zoom
    Mar 16, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
    Online over Zoom
    Mar 16, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
    Online over Zoom
    Braid this Celtic Trivet just in time for St. Patrick's Day!
  • March General Meeting
    March General Meeting
    Sat, Mar 09
    Online over Zoom
    Mar 09, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST
    Online over Zoom
    Mar 09, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST
    Online over Zoom
    Get an update on events for the guild and hear from Pam Rowan about pricing your braided rugs!
  • 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.
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