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Camille Hawbaker shared her 1 line drawings that became fiber art when transformed with thread on distressed silk.

Tiny etchings on multi layered silk

So delicate!

Background of paper

What you can do with 1 line!


Show and Tell January 2018

Tara’s fun ‘soon to be’ fish hat that she is making for her uncle. It will be completed with fins and teeth!

Margaret modeling the lovely scarf she created with warp left over from our color workshop.

Clare’s first crackle weave project…look for a rug in the future!

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Eileen and Carry did a fractal spin of yarn, and knitted it into a shawl.







Melody wove a V-scarf.




Margaret knitted a sweater.





Carolyn and her woven towel.



Tara dyed and knitted socks.





Carol’s bead embroidery.





Joan’s crocheted scarf.




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OWSG meets for our first time this (school) year on Wednesday evening, Sep. 9 at 7pm at Underwood Hills Presbyterian Church, 851 N. 74th Street, Omaha.  ALL ARE WELCOME!!  This month’s presentation is by Andrea Hurtt,  fashion designer and owner of the store Atomic Bombshells.

Hope to see you there!






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OWSG is currently celebrating our 65th Anniversary year! (calender year is Sep. thru May)  We are having a show and sale at the Lauritzen Gardens from April 2 – May 19, 2015!  The reception is Sunday afternoon, April 12, from 2 – 5pm!  Please come meet the members!  Help us celebrate!

All works are created new for the theme, “Imaginary Gardens”.

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Bobbie Irwin “Weaving A Transparency” Workshop April 4th, 5th, 6th, 2014

Bobbie Irwin has been weaving for 40 years. She’s been teaching for conferences, guilds, and shops since 1985, including numerous Midwest and Convergence conferences. She has contributed to Interweave Press publications for many years as a columnist, editorial assistant, and contributing editor, and is the author of three textile books. When not traveling, she enjoys playing “what if?” games on her looms in her Montrose, Colorado studio.

Using a variety of inlay techniques, you can create pictorial patterns on an open-weave background. Transparencies have the pattern diversity of tapestry, but are easier, faster, and more economical, and curves and circles are easy! A transparency’s interaction with light gives added dimension. Learn a wide range of inlays for interesting textures as you create samplers suitable for hanging, including at least one of your own designs. You will gain good experience weaving with linen as well as having the opportunity to experiment with unorthodox materials and inlays: overshot inlay, fishing-line warp, or a wool scarf are exciting possibilities to try after you master the basics.

Work at your own pace on your own 4-shaft loom. Enjoy this class in a relaxed atmosphere as you learn to weave The Emperor’s New Clothes! For weavers of all levels; beginners with a basic knowledge and familiarity with looms are welcome. Be prepared to try something new and have fun in the process!

If you want to participate in this fun workshop, please fill out the following application with your check made to OWSG and bring to the meeting or mail to Marcia Little, 1848
Buff Rd., Thurman, Iowa 51654. Reservations must be made by Feb. 14, 2014.


OWSG Workshop: “Weaving A Transparency” by Bobbie Irwin
The workshop is to be held April 4th, 5th, and 6th from 9-4. The workshop needs at least 13 participants with a first come, first served basis.

OWSG member fee for the workshop is $130 to be paid by February 2014. (Non-Members Fee is $155.) If the Guild cancels the workshop, a full refund will be made. If a participant finds it necessary to withdraw, the fee will be refunded only if the participant notifies the Workshop Chairman by the cancellation date of March 14, 2014 and the position can be filled from a waiting list. If there is not a waiting list, the participant must find a replacement. If the participant does not show up and does not notify the Workshop Chairman, no refund will be given. Please sign this contract and keep a copy for your records.

Participant Signature_____________________________ Phone: __________________

E-Mail _________________________Date ____________ Fee Paid ______________

Workshop Chairman: Marcia Little, 712-628-2481, marlittle@iowatelecom.net

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