Here's a great video
with some history of weaving
and just how
Jacquard fabric is made.
https://www.facebook.com/
299211350112542/
videos/1072238316143171/?fref=nf

Caroline's favorite spindle, carrying bag,
and an assortment of spun cotton "eggs."
The cotton towel was made of
wheel-spun cotton and hand woven.
"TRULY PORTABLE SPINNING"
Click here to read this informative and interesting article by Guild member
CAROLINE WINSLOW

  See how one weaver runs her business
while traveling the British countryside
in a camper van!

https://www.etsy.com/seller-handbook/article/inspiring-workspaces-these-isles/47383949368
(Click photos
to enlarge)
Shawl woven by
Guild members in a
Fleece to Shawl demonstration
and auctioned at the 
Newburg Rural Life Festival
Welcome to the website of the
SOUTH CUMBERLAND FIBER GUILD
Our Guild is open to spinners, weavers, knitters, crocheters, felters, rug hookers,  shepherds, plant fiber growers and others interested in the art and craft of fiber and textiles. 
We meet monthly for workshops, field trips, demonstrations for the public, or to gather
just to spin, knit, crochet or work on a "project-in-progress."
Please browse our pages to learn more about who we are and what we do.

WE WELCOME ANYONE WHO ENJOYS WORKING WITH  FIBER TO JOIN US!
South
Cumberland
  Fiber Guild
Check out our Photo Pages
to see pictures of some of our
Guild events.
Web design by V. Wingert © 2008-2016 at Homestead

The SOUTH CUMBERLAND FIBER GUILD'S
Annual Guild Picnic & Swap or Sale,
Saturday, Aug. 20th, has been CANCELLED!
We will meet, instead,
  at the Shippensburg Library Annex at 10:00 AM.
Bring a bag lunch and we'll have an indoor picnic.
Bring your spinning, knitting or
any other craft you may want to work on.
Also bring any fiber, yarn, equipment,
books, etc., that you wish to give away or sell.

For further information,
contact Dottie at
     dottiek@southcumberlandfiberguild.com


Spinning on a GLASS spinning wheel! 
The wheel is a kinetic sculpture made from
hand-blown and hot-sculpted soft glass. 
Amazing!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lzYB1o9YRUc&feature
=player_embedded

  UPCOMING EVENTS:

August 27:  Guild will demonstrate fiber crafts at the
SHIPPENSBURG CORN FESTIVAL
Sept. 10-11: Endless Mountain Fiber Festival 
http://www.endlessmountainsfiberfest.com/
Sept. 16th & 17thKnitters' Day Out
http://www.knittersdayout.org
Sept. 17thWorldwide Spin in Public Day
Sept. 24th & 25thShenandoah Fiber Festival
in Berryville, VA.
http://www.shenandoahvalleyfiberfestival.com/

  Reconstruction of
   weaving in the Iron Age!

  Watch as these talented spinners/weavers
  re-create a Hammerum girl's dress using
  just a hand spindle and a warp-weighted loom.    The amount of time and effort taken ensured
  it was never discarded as "out of fashion!"

https://player.vimeo.com/video/146693682?autoplay=1
https://www.etsy.com/seller-handbook/article/inspiring-workspaces-these-isles/47383949368