First Inkle Band - Donna Haverstock
Reversible Rug using Tom Kniseley's pattern - Cathy Buchanan
Wool Skein - Patricia Gauci
Vice-Regal tartan scarf - Dianne Quimby
Cotton boucle scarf - Donna Haverstock
Scarf, multicolored yarns - Sally Walsh
Napkin, variegated 2/8 cotton - Bev Charlton
Design challenge pillow - Julie Muzzerall
Soon to be tea towels - Cathy Greig
Velvet - Wendy Landry
Shawl - Eva Knoll
Clasped Weft Scarf - Orin Eisenhauer
Hand dyed, handspun wool skeins - Pam Lowe
Double weave shawl - Eva Knoll
M's & O's Bag - Margo Lindener
Handspun wool skeins - Kristina Vermeulen
Undulating twill tea towels and boucle shrug - Fran Nowakowski
Twill Snakeskin Scarf and Rigid Heddle Rug - Elaine MacRae
Hand Dyed Skeins - Joan Russell
Dragon Boat Ornaments
Hand dyed, handspun wool skeins - Susanne Cormier
Shawl in a Ball Scarf in Plain Weave - Sally Walsh
Handspun chain plied yarn - Reagan du Plessis
Painted warp with recycled elements - Ray Meikle
Saori scarf - Michelle Carey
Op Art Scarf - Eva Knoll
Bag - Daphne Trenaman
Core Spinning - Reagan du Plessis

Show and Tell Pick

"Deep Cove" Scarf

by Patty Chasse

Show and Tell Posts

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News

Don't forget our upcoming Show and Tell of your submissions to our 50th Anniversary Challenge.  The traditional and modern symbol for the 50th is gold, so the challenge is to make something that is, or is inspired by, gold.  It can be anything woven and/or spun - yarn, a scarf, place mats, a blanket... and the "gold" is your own interpretation - a yellow stripe, gold colour throughout, or even real gold yarn if you are feeling so inclined.

Prior to our meeting, post your photos, etc. to the Show and Tell forum.

Upcoming events

Blast from the Past

Color Workshop with Jane Stafford. Who was there? Details.


The Atlantic Spinners and Handweavers (ASH) was established by a group of local weavers in 1970 and provides the opportunity for weavers, spinners and dyers living in the Halifax area and beyond, to meet in a social atmosphere, to exchange information, learn new techniques and methods and share their interests.

We meet on the second Thursday of each month, September through May at 7:15 p.m. at the Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History, Summer Street, lower level entrance. In June we share food and socialize at a potluck at a members home. Our Hands On meetings and Fibre Days are held at Scott Manor House, 15 Fort Sackville Road, Bedford.                 Visitors and new members are always welcome!

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Meetings

We have short business meetings followed by show and tell and then refreshments.


Program

Every meeting we have a program on a topic of interest to the group including guest speakers and slide presentations.


Hands-on

On the 4th Saturday of the month (September - April), we have day long workshops on a variety of topics such as inkle weaving or fibre blending.


Fibre Day

On the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month (Sept - April) we host a get together where members can spin, do fibre related activities and socialize.


Equipment

We have a variety of weaving and spinning equipment available for rental by our members.


Library

We have a Library of over 600 books on spinning, weaving and other fibre activities.


Demonstrations

We often have the opportunity to demonstrate weaving and spinning at various events.


Exhibition

Every 3 years we host an exhibition of member's work at the Public Archives. All members are encouraged to participate.



Atlantic Spinners and Handweavers

c/o 1747 Summer Street, Halifax, NS B3H 3A6

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