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Children's weaving at the Pueblo Grande


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December 13 Meeting

Holiday pot luck and slide show of tapestry exhibit in which Winnie participated in August/September. January 10: Park ranger from Tonto National Monument will give a presentation about pre-historic textiles found at the site.

Choi + Shine Artist Talk

SPA is working with artist team Choi + Shine on a large scale crochet-based installation that will be installed in the canal at the Scottsdale Waterfront in November 2018.  We are looking for experienced crochet artists to contribute to the work.  Production begins now and runs through June.  The artists will supply all materials and patterns.  All volunteers will be credited and artists actually map the work so that you will be able to locate your contributions in the final installation!  The artists will be speaking about this project next Friday, November 3, in the SMoCA Lounge, at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.  Please join us at one of the artist talks and help spread the word tony enthusiastic crochet artists you know!     

  Colleen Donohoe          Public Art Coordinator           Scottsdale Public Art

Alpacas!  :  November 18

Mesa Art Fair                           December 9 and 10  

Think “cool”  — like December and the Mesa Art Fair!  On December 9 and 10, 2017 we will again have a double booth display to sell all of the wonderful things our members make.  For the last two years we have sold 184 and 188 items, respectively. 

So, start thinking what you want to have in the booth to sell.  As in previous years, each member who wants to sell items, pays $20 to help defray the booth fees and 15% of sales goes to Telarana; you keep 85%.  This event is sponsored by Telarana as a service to our members and to educate the public.   More details will come out in the fall, but we will be following the same procedures as previous years.

If you haven’t participated before and have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Cindy Reynolds.

Arizona Fiber Arts Retreat        January 17-20 

Registration is open!  New location:  Prescott Resort and Conference Center.  Classes, fiber vendors, guest speaker Christine Dickey on Tinkly 2017, a celebration of weaving in Cusco,  Peru.

Connecting Threads:  Federation Day    February 24

Join us for a wonderful day of sharing, education and fellowship. This year’s Federation Day is jam-packed with classes, vendors, and a delightful luncheon. New this year- we are pleased to offer full and half day classes in a variety of fiber mediums. event brochure.


Check out our latest newsletter for most up-to-date happenings

  • Visit and like us on Facebook at Telaraña Weavers and Spinners Guild
  • View our recently shared projects at our group Telaraña Fiber Arts Guild on Ravelry.
  • Join us at the December 2017 Mesa Arts Center Festival


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