Currently we have nine
interest groups. This may change as members' interests change.
Beading Purpose: Exploring and learning the age
old technique passed down by many generations all over the world in many
meet once a month at 2:30 p.m. at various locations and teach each other the many beading
techniques which include but are not limited to: Peyote, Right Angle Weave,
Brick Stitch, Stringing, Wire-working, Knitting and Loom Work. We also create
unique beads with polymer clay and organic materials such as rose petals.
Anyone interested in exploring the art of beading is welcome.
The Embroiderers seek to find new ways to
learn and add interest to the classic techniques. We explore, but are not
limited to needleweaving, ribbon work, smocking, pulled thread and drawn thread
work as well as counted thread and needlepoint. We have within the group some
fine specialists who help us and we also use online and other media sources for
We meet at 10:00 a.m. on the third Wednesday of the month in one another’s
homes as announced in the guild newsletter.
Beginning in October, 2017
We meet at 2:00 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month at members' homes.
garments we are working on, alterations and new sewing
methods. We also watch educational videos for new
techniques. Feel free to join us at a meeting soon.
Knit & Crochet
The purpose of the Knit and Crochet Group is to teach knitting and crochet, to share
methods and project ideas, and to make items to raise money for worthy causes or
support organizations with finished work.
The Knitters meet
the second Monday of the month at 7 p.m. at The Stitchery on St. Simons Island from October to May.
Materials and needles are usually available, at no cost, to
get new members started, and to support the making of items to support our
The Quilters meet every Thursday morning, 10:00 - noon, at members' homes through the guild year. The second Thursday of the month is always a program meeting.
The Rug Hooking group members are of varying levels
of hooking. We meet each Thursday afternoon, 1:30 - 3:00, at members' homes September through May. We are always looking for new hookers to join
us. Anyone interested is encouraged to join us and we will get you off to a good
The purpose of the Surface Design group is
to explore different ways of changing and embellishing fiber surfaces. Among
the things we've experimented with in the past are: felting, painting on
fabric, batik, shibori, sashiko, block printing, screen printing, dyeing,
discharge technique just to name a few.
Surface Design meets at 10:00 a.m. on the 2nd
Saturday of each month, October through May.
Look at the current newsletter
for the meeting site.
Weaving Purpose: Exploring the art of an ancient technique and making
Weavers master this task with the aid of
various looms such as the Rigid Heddle, Inkle, Weavettes, Kumihimo, Table and
Our diverse group meets at 2:30 p.m. once a month at The Stitchery on St. Simons Island for an afternoon
of teaching, learning and socializing. All persons interested in this
fiber-related technique are welcome.
Lunch Bunch is an informal meeting, open to all members, for socializing and sharing fiber work in progress.
We meet in each other's homes every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. January through April.
Bring your own lunch. The hostess will provide tea and coffee.
Anyone in the guild is welcome, with or without a fiber project. We are also the informal daytime meeting for the Knitting Group.