Past Events

  • Special Event:  Kathy Donovan & Rugs of Braided Roving
    Jun 25, 1:00 PM
    Online over Zoom
    Kathy Donovan of Checkmate Farm will show us how she prepares and makes braided rugs out of wool roving.
  • June 2022 General Meeting
    Sat, Jun 11
    Online over Zoom
    Jun 11, 1:00 PM
    Online over Zoom
    The VP will present the budget for the next fiscal year, and the demo will show how to braid with wire (basket edges & handles!)
  • VF Speaker Series:  Kelly Wright -- Up Close & Personal with Punch Needle
    May 14, 1:00 PM EDT
    Online over Zoom
    Hear from punch needle artist and teacher Kelly Wright about her art, her life, and her teaching experience in punch needle!
  • May 2022 General Mtg
    Sat, May 07
    Online over Zoom
    May 07, 1:00 PM EDT
    Online over Zoom
    Catch up with the guild's plans for upcoming events, and see a demo on braiding a basket!
  • Special Event:  The Dorr Mill Store
    Sat, Apr 23
    Online over Zoom
    Apr 23, 1:00 PM
    Online over Zoom
    Take a tour of the Dorr Mill Store with Terry Dorr and Braid Instructor, Sandy Luckury!
  • April 9 Guild Meeting
    Sat, Apr 09
    Online over Zoom
    Apr 09, 4:00 PM
    Online over Zoom
    Topics: the recent braid conference & rug challenge; Demo: hanging rugs for display or exhibit.
  • RUG CHALLENGE 2022:  BRAIDED FOOD
    Tue, Mar 22
    ONLINE OVER ZOOM
    Mar 22, 7:00 PM
    ONLINE OVER ZOOM
    At the Braid Conference, we will share items in person. Join us over Zoom to share your Braided Food Items!
  • Conference Speaker:  Janice Sonnen
    Wed, Mar 16
    Online over Zoom
    Mar 16, 7:00 PM
    Online over Zoom
    Join us over Zoom as Janice Sonnen presents her beautiful penny rug and other wool applique, rug hooked, and braided creations!
  • March General Meeting
    Sat, Mar 12
    Online over Zoom
    Mar 12, 1:00 PM EST
    Online over Zoom
    Brief meeting getting ready for the Braid Conference. Demo: Braided double, triple, 4-over, and 5-over corners... and where to use them.
  • Special Event:  Small Braided Fruit
    Sat, Feb 26
    Online over Zoom
    Feb 26, 1:00 PM
    Online over Zoom
    Get ready for the Rug Challenge 2022: Braided Food -- and make braided fruit! Patterns by Marjorie Kauffman. Braid along with others!
  • Braid Help Feb 20
    Sun, Feb 20
    Online over Zoom
    Feb 20, 4:00 PM
    Online over Zoom
    Join left opening teacher Karen Levendusky and right opening teacher Pam Rowan at the Help Desk for braiders!
  • Braid Help Feb 13
    Sun, Feb 13
    Online over Zoom
    Feb 13, 4:00 PM
    Online over Zoom
    Join left opening teacher Christine Manges and right opening teacher Peggyann Watts at the Help Desk for braiders!
  • Welcome New Member Session
    Sun, Feb 13
    Online over Zoom
    Feb 13, 1:00 PM
    Online over Zoom
    All new members since our last Welcome Meeting in October are encouraged to attend. Find out where everything is located on the website!
  • February Guild Meeting
    Sat, Feb 12
    Online over Zoom
    Feb 12, 1:00 PM EST
    Online over Zoom
    February General Membership Meeting. Demo: Patterns around Curves. Show & Tell: Hearts!
  • 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).