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Arrow Rock, Missouri
Fiber Arts Include:  
Weaving, Spinning, Dyeing, Rug Hooking and Braiding, Knitting, Crocheting
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2021 Towel Exchange

It’s been so long since we’ve been able to do anything together, I thought we should give ourselves the opportunity to have a Guild Weaving Project.

Please plan on weaving (or knitting or crocheting, if you don’t weave) a towel for Show & Share and for swapping at our first in-person meeting. I’m hoping that we can meet in May, or June, or at the very latest, July.

So that we’ll all be on the same foot at the same time, please note the following:

MATERIAL – Cotton, whatever size and color(s) you deem appropriate for your pattern. If you want to include embellishments on your towel, use whatever materials you choose, but remember, towels that are used also have to be washed, and NO ONE likes to wash their towels by hand!

SIZE – ON LOOM – 18-20 inches wide and 27-30 inches long. The length includes the hem, but does not include fringe, should your pattern, or preference, use fringe.

STRUCTURE – Totally up to you

Let’s plan on doing a blind drawing, similar to what we do at our Christmas gift exchanges. We’ll put a number on each towel, and the corresponding number in a bowl. Each person who brings a towel, will draw from the bowl and receive the towel with that number. No one will go home with their own towel, so if you LOVE, LOVE the towel you’re making for the ARWG Weaving Opportunity, you might want to consider making 2 towels, one to swap and one to keep.

Jeff has kindly offered to help anyone with their project planning, materials choice, or loom assistance. He’s even said he has a few table top looms he’s willing to share for the project. You can contact Jeff at warppedweaver@yahoo.com or 660-886-4194.

Get Ready, Get Set, Start your Looms!
MO State Fair Information

Jeff gave an informative program about getting your handwork entered at the Bicentennial Missouri State Fair 2021.

Get on the computer and get signed up. Deadline is July 20th. Late entrance July 26th plus extra money. Fill out vendor form if you win and want to receive a winners check. 

Fee is $2.00 for first item and $1.00 for every other item. 
Can buy up to 40 tickets for half price.

Home Economics is where we sponsor different competitions: Overshot, Handweaving, Fiber on the Loom, Handweaving 8 shaft, Beginning Weaving, Say it with Color.

Jeff will take your items to the Fair for you. Get your items to Jeff before August 7th. Must have a tag attached to it either sewn with a blunt needle or safety pinned. 

Be sure you finish your project properly!!! Wash, press, and polish Linen.