Entries by Nancy Cote

Move to SIMS Update

We did it! Thanks to the hard work of a few special people, the Guild has made a move into new space in SIMS (Saltspring Island Multipurpose Space, formerly the Middle School). The process involved clearing out the storage room at ArtSpring, which included our library, and finding many things we never knew we had […]

The Weavers and Spinners are on the Move!

After 50 years on the island, Salt Spring Island Weavers and Spinners Guild has found a ‘forever’ home and has moved to the SIMS building (Saltspring Island Multi Space in the old Island Middle School). With the help of a grant from CRD for some furnishings, and the hard work of a core team of […]

Guild Library Index Online

The index of our over 600 books, workshop binders, pamphlets and DVDs has been added to our website under ‘Resources‘ so that members can search our collection. This resource contains many out of print publications as well as newer items that provide inspiration, information, history and much more. The library is housed at Art Spring.

Learning to Weave 2020-style

In February 2020, we started an introductory weaving workshop, lead by Sandra Hodgins, with six participants: Lisa Miki, Kate Hammond, Genevieve Lalonde-Martini, Sharon Bloedorn, Elise Young and Igor Darmokhid. Each of them prepared a unique warp and dressed “their” table loom in our guild studio facilities. With the greatest good fortune, when the pandemic circumstances […]