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PPWG Study Groups

The Pikes Peak Weavers Guild sponsors several study groups in order for members to strengthen knowledge and skills in particular areas of interest. The following groups require PPWG membership:

New Weavers

For newer weavers and for experinced weavers who would like assistance or a little refresher on techniques, etc. Meets after the PPWG monthly meeting and program. Contact: Edna Devai. [email protected]

Weaving Software

For anyone interested in learning more about computer weaving software and how to use it. Meets the third Thursday of each month at 10:30am at Entwine at 327 N. Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO. Contact: Kathleen Dailey [email protected] or Robin Monogue [email protected]

More Than Four

Meets the 1st Thursday of each month at 9:30a.m. Contact: Heather Hubbard, [email protected] or Judi Arndt, [email protected]

Certificate of Excellence

For anyone interested in the Handweavers Guild of America's Certificate of Excellence program. Meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month. Contact: Sandra Hutton [email protected].

Tapestry

Meets the 3rd Thursday of each month, 10:00a.m., Westside Community Center, Colorado Springs. Contact: Beverly Weaver: [email protected]

Community STUDY GROUPS

There are many weaving and spinning groups and classes offered in the Pikes Peak region. Several meet at local yarn shops, libraries, and private businesses. Be sure to check out the links below to our Local Fiber Retailers for more information.

 

GREAT RESOURCES & Fiber Related Links

Links to the Wonderful Local Fiber Retailers

 

  1. Shuttles, Spindles, and Skeins in Boulder, CO not only has a large selection of equipment and supplies but the owners and staff there are always helpful and knowledgeable.
  2. Entwine Fiber Arts Studio in downtown Colorado Springs, CO has equipment, supplies, and fiber for weaving, spinning, knitting, crochet, and needle felting. They offer classes, and have a friendly staff, and an inviting atmosphere. Entwine is the local dealer for Schacht looms and products.
  3. White Rabbit Beads Colorado Springs' premier bead shop.
  4. Ladybug Hill Quilts Check out their fabulous block of the month series.

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