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Confluences: 2019 ANWG Conference in Prince George, BC

The Prince George Fibre Arts Guild is excited to welcome Northwest weavers, and all fibre-enthusiasts, to join us in PrinceGeorge for the ‘Confluences: the ANWG Conference’ happening June 11-16th, 2019! Our theme, Confluences, is inspired by how weaving, spinning, knitting merge together to create unique and … Continue reading

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Handwoven Nametags

Handwoven Conference Nametags Nametags at the conference were nestled into gorgeous handwoven paper pouches created by members of the Tzouhalem Spinners & Weavers Guild, located in Duncan, BC. A true salute to the conference theme, Treadle Softly, this was an example … Continue reading

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Photos from Sunday July 2

What a wonderful final conference day. In addition to all the seminars and classes, we all got to experience Solar Viewing and the final day of the Shows & Market Place. The Shuttle Race was fiercely competitive. And our banquet, … Continue reading

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Photos from Saturday July 1

Today was a day filled with classes, seminars, shows, and the Fashion Show. Here are some pictures from the day:

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Photos from Friday, June 30

The final day of Pre-conference Workshops. The Victoria Tea. And Shop ‘Til you Drop in the Market Hall. Here are some pictures from another wonderful day:

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Photos from Thursday June 29

The Pre-Conference is in Full Swing. It is incredible the diversity of the Workshops and how much the participants have accomplished so far. Here are some pictures from the day:

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Hints for the Dorm

Here are some hints to make your stay in the University of Victoria Dorms wonderful! This info pertains mostly to the dorm rooms (single and double). Things may be slightly different in the apartments/clusters. While I base this information on my … Continue reading

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Can your Shuttle Race?

Can your Shuttle Race?   Enter the ANWG Shuttle Race and find out!   Give a new life to an old or damaged weaving shuttle. Add some wheels, decorate it, and bring it to the conference. On July 2, at 4:45pm, … Continue reading

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Lace up your shoes…

Lace up your shoes… Only 65 days until the conference begins! “Huh, what?” you might be asking. It may seem a little premature to lace your shoes for the conference, but I assure you, a little lace tightening now may … Continue reading

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‘Whale’ you are here…

Another of the many activities to do in Victoria for both conference registrants and their families is whale watching. SpringTide Whale Watching & Eco Tours in Victoria have offered all ANWG 2017 Northwest Weavers’ Conference registrants and their families a … Continue reading

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