Welcome & Meetings

 

Front Range Fiber Artisans (FRFA) is an inclusive organization devoted to promoting and developing the skills of any person practicing fiber arts, including but not limited to: Basketry, Braiding, Crocheting, Dyeing, Embroidery, Felting, Knitting, Lace Making, Paper Making, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Tatting and Weaving.

We welcome new members interested in exploring fiber arts of all kinds.

Members are not required to have any particular level of expertise – only a desire to learn and to share. If you would like to become a member today, download and fill out our membership form and send it to us or bring it to the next meeting.

ALL MEETINGS WILL ADHERE TO SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES REGARDING COVID-19

REGULAR MEETING INFORMATION:

Meetings are held once a month on the first Thursday of each month (except for August-annual picnic, and when noted below), from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. DUE TO COVID GUIDELINES MEETINGS HAVE BEEN CHANGED TO THE 3RD  SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH, HELD OUTSIDE IN AN OPEN PAVILION TO PROVIDE 6 FEET FOR SOCIAL DISTANCING.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 21, 2021 – PROGRAM KNITTING
 
Hello all,
Hope everyone is well.  FRFA will be meeting at Ellen’s Pavillion on Saturday, AUGUST 21 at 10:30 am to noonish.  Ellen is happy to have everyone stay later if they so desire and encourages everyone to bring your own snacks, drinks, etc.  Sanitary wipes will be available and outside access to bathroom facilities also available on site.
Please bring your spinning, knitting, crochet and weaving if you would like.  Also, let’s do some show-n-tell too!
Program: knitting – Twisted Willow Bracelet
 
Hi all. We will be knitting for our August meeting. The meeting is very informal and if you would prefer to spin please do so we will be casting on to the Twisted Willow Bracelet. If you are a beginner knitter this is the place for you. If you want a quick knit this is the knit for you. Once again the meeting is at Ellen’s Pavilion. Please email me for directions. Thank you. 
 
Keep in mind this is an outdoor meeting area bring a jacket in case of inclement weather. BYOS – bring your own snacks. There is access to an outdoor restroom. PM for directions.
Hope you all are enjoying your summer.
Cheers,
Lynnelle
Directions to Ellen’s Pavillion (home):
 
PLEASE EMAIL FOR DIRECTIONS!
 
frontrangefiber@gmail.com
 
 
Happenings around:
Spinning Groups:
Monument spinning – meets at the Monument library the 3rd Thursday of the month 1pm to 3pm.
 
Spinning Study Group, Third Tuesday of the month at 5:30pm, Colorado Springs. TBD – email for location.
 
 
Weaving:
Handweavers Guild of Pueblo meets on the Fourth Wednesday of the month; meet at Wesley United Methodist Church located at 85 Stanford Avenue in Pueblo, CO, Room #8. Park on east side of building. Social at 9am; meeting begins at 9:30am. Membership $25 per year visitors welcome.
 
Future activities:
Rocky Mountain Weavers Guild 2021 Fiber Arts Sale: LOCATION: the city of Englewood’s Malley Center at 3880 S. Lincoln St, Englewood, CO 80113.  October 7-9 , Hours: Thurs 4-8 pm; Fri 10-8 pm; Sat 10-5 pm.
 
The 2023 IWC will be held 27 – 30 July 2023 at Utah State University USU) in Logan Utah.  
 
KNITTING!!!   TWISTED WILLOW BRACELET
 
Twisted Willow Bracelet
 

Please note:  If School District 11 cancels classes due to inclement weather, FRFA meetings, general and board, will also be canceled. 

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