General meetings are held on the 2nd Saturday of the month (September thru May) at the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County, 1226 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota (located behind The Designing Women Boutique).

All fiber artists and guests are welcome. Come join us!

  • 10:00 a.m. – Meet & Greet
  • 10:30 a.m. – Business Meeting
  • 11:00 a.m. – Show and Tell (to follow Meeting)
  • 11:30 a.m. – Lunch (to follow Show and Tell)
  • Noon – Presentation (to follow Lunch)


Welcome back! We will begin with Bring your gamp to work day: A closer look using cardboard windows to both understand how to isolate designs and textures. How to use gamps to create interesting cornerstones on plain weave.


Hemming – is it a bane or boon? Presentation and hands-on workshop with Margarete Griffiths.


Nuno Silk Felting – the transformative power of soap and water with Clara Carroll


Holiday Potluck


How to paint with fabric – Powerpoint presentation by Becky Kobos.


Transforming fabric to wearables. Liz Spear presentation.


Guild Challenge – Weaving or fiber creations inspired by that ‘picture’ that represents your ‘happy place’ or that thing that makes you go ‘Ahhhh”. This is the culmination of the year long project/challenge open to all guild members. They can work in their choice of mediums: weaving,spinning, felting, basketry, fiber collage/mixed media. Entries are displayed at the FTWG annual conference.

April TBD (Annual Election)


Spring Picnic (Installation of Officers)