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join las arañas
Las Arañas Spinners and Weavers Guild was formed in 1971 by a group of spinners and weavers in the Albuquerque, New Mexico area. Its goal is to provide education and learning experiences for its members and increase awareness of and appreciation for fiber arts throughout New Mexico and beyond. Let us be one of your rituals of connection!
Special interest groups
Swatch Swap Group
May 5 7:00pm : Via Zoom. We will be creating Bateman swatches using Park Weave, Boulevard and/or Chevron threadings. Contact Ruth Ronan if you are interested in joining this meeting.
Tapestry Artists of Las Arañas (TALA)
April 6 7:00pm - 8:30pm : This will be a Zoom meeting. The Zoom link will be sent out a day or two before the meeting.
We welcome anyone interested in tapestry at whatever level to attend. Contact Nancy Wohlenberg if you have any questions or would like to be added to our email list for announcements and reminders of our Tapestry Artists of Las Arañas (TALA) meetings.
Rigid Heddle Group
Meets the second Tuesday or each month via Zoom. Contact Myra Chang-Thompson or Shar Marquez for the information to join this meeting.
East Mountain Craft Day
Meets the 2nd Wednesday in Edgewood. Please email Annie MacHale for an invite and check before driving out.
Saturday Stitch Club
Meets the 2nd Saturday of each month at 10:30am on Zoom. All levels of fiber artists are welcome. Contact Sandra Baldonado for more info.
Knit Wits has been suspended until we can meet in person again.
Westside Monday Knitting & Spinners Group
Contact Georgia Pearson for more information.
Online Spinning Group
The Las Arañas Online Spinning Group will meet every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month at 10:00am. Zoom information will be sent out to the entire guild via email. Come connect, spin and learn. Contact Dana Dawson for more information.
Exploring Multishaft Design Group
April 17 7:00pm : Via Zoom
Contact Linda Young with any questions.
:: Upcoming ::
When: April 22, 2021 7:00pm
Location: Virtual via Zoom
The next meeting of the Las Arañas Spinners & Weavers Guild is a Zoom meeting on Thursday evening, April 22 at 7:00pm.
Zoom information will be sent out by email a day or two before the meeting.
2021 Las Arañas Schedule
Las Arañas will not host or sponsor ANY in-person meetings until all restrictions have been lifted by the State of New Mexico. We will continue to explore ways to provide programs, education, and community virtually for our members.
April 22 7:00pm : Monthly meeting. Via Zoom.
April 30 : Deadline for the next issue of the guild newsletter.
The Las Arañas 50th Anniversary Luncheon & Fashion Show will be rescheduled at a time when the health concerns with this virus allow for safe group events.
Jan 19-22, 2022 : 10th Annual Arizona Fiber Arts Retreat. www.arizonafiberartsretreat.com
April 12-16, 2022 : Fiber Arts Fiesta, Fiber Fantasies.
July 22-25, 2021 : Intermountain Weavers Conference (IWC) at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado. This is currently planned to be an IN PERSON conference. Visit www.intermountainweavers.org for more information and to register.
Oct 27-30, 2021 : Interweave Yarn Fest. Loveland, CO interweaveyarnfest.com
July 15-21, 2022 : Convergence: Knoxville, Tennessee.
When in-person meetings of Las Arañas resume, they will be at the
South Valley Multipurpose Senior Center.
South Valley Multipurpose Senior Center
Our Guild Library Has Great Books
The Yarn Store At Nob Hill