Monday, September 29, 2014

Log Cabin Challenge

DCWS unveiled their Log Cabin challenge items at the Sept. 23rd meeting

The Peoples Choice Award:  Marilyn Welsh
Hollow Log Cabin  - Hand Felted

Best Hand Woven Item :  Jan Ball
Log Cabin Table Runner - 8/2 Cotton / Bambu

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Needle Work Trunk Show

The DCWS Guild enjoyed seeing wonderful linens & laces needlework from Linda Michaluk's collection.  Linda brought items she has inherited and collected from her extensive travels and shared stories about her collection with our members.  Here is a sampling of articles from the 'Trunk Show'.

Linda with a tablecloth from her Mother's collection

Admiring the Details

Beautiful Lace Work

Yes, we were allowed to gently touch
Colourful Pieces from the Ukraine

Needlework to perfection - the back looked as good as the front!

Friday, September 12, 2014

September Show & Tell

The first meeting in the our new location was a happy success.  The space at the Shoal Community Centre is bright and a good size for our group.  Following the September Business meeting we enjoyed a Show & Tell of members recent projects.

A sampling of our Show & Tell

Novelty Yarns by Helen

Bounty from the Fair
Cuffs by Isabel

Waffle Weave Scarf by Heidi

Zippered bag by Carole
Cathy's Amazing Blanket
Sock Yarn Animals by Helen
Other Knits by Cathy

Monday, September 1, 2014

Fun at the Fair

Guild meetings start - Tuesday, September 9th - 10- Noon
Location:  Multi Purpose Room at the Shoal Centre
                  Resthaven Ave.  Sidney

Renew your membership or sign up  - enjoy the Show & Tell of members summer projects.
See the 'Events & News' page for more details of the Fall Programs

DCWS enjoying their day at the Saanich Fall Fair.

Sheep Shearing
Helen Spinning Raw Fleece