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The Golden Fleece Spinners' Society blog is no longer being updated. See the society's website http://www.goldenfleecespinnerssociety.org/ to get information about our hand spinning group, learn how to become a member, view our calendar of meetings and events, and get details about the annual CNY Fiber Folic held in April at Beaver Lake Nature Center in Baldwinsville, NY. Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2014 at Golden Fleece Spinners Society's blog
2014 Calendar and Program Plan January 18, 2014 Annual Rock Day Celebration, pot-luck lunch, Market Day. February 15, 2014 Bead Knitting – make an amulet bag March 15, 2014 Annual Fund-Raising Auction April 19, 2014 Free Spin May 17, 2014 Charka workshop; officer elections June 21, 2014 Annual Guild Picnic, skein dyeing July, 2014 Impromptu Spin in the Park August, 2014 NYS Fair, Demos at the Wool Center September 27, 2014 Welcome to new members, pot-luck lunch, Market Day October 25, 2014 Pending November 15, 2014 Pending December 20, 2014 Pending Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2014 at Golden Fleece Spinners Society's blog
VENDOR LIST CNY FIBER FROLIC, APRIL 12, 2014 Beaver Lake Nature Center, B'Ville, NY EXOTIC MILLS/RAINBOW ACRE FIBER FARM GOLDEN OAK FARM (WWW.THECOLDFEETSOLUTION.COM) HIGH BID FARM HOLIDAY YARNS (WWW.HOLIDAYYARNS.COM) FAT CAT KNITS (WWW.FATCATKNITS.COM) SALT CITY YARN & FIBER MILL (WWW.SALTCITYFIBERWORKS.COM) SHEPHERD’S FALLS FARM (WWW.SHEPHERDSFALLSFARM.COM) SPINNER’S HILL (WWW.SPINNERSHILL.COM) SPUN RIGHT ROUND (WWW.SPUNRIGHTROUND.ETSY.COM) STONE EDGE FIBERS TUG HILL TWIGS TWISTED WOOL (WWW.TWISTEDWOOL.NET) WARM ‘N WOOLIE Continue reading
Next Meeting: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 10:00 AM Grace Episcopal Church, 110 Oswego Street, Baldwinsville, NY. The church will be open at 9:00 for set-up Bring your lunch, coffee and tea are available. HOSTESS: Angela Mann COOKIES: Christina Rotondo, Jill Robinson Newsletter Editor: Linda Brust (spinayarn22@gmail.com), goldenfleecespinners@gmail.com November Meeting The November meeting will be an open spin. We’ll have a business meeting and Show and Tell, and update you about the beading workshop, clothing order, and other things going on. We thought we’d plan a skein painting day for either the May or June meeting, so we might be able... Continue reading
The 2014 CNY Fiber Frolic is scheduled for Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Beaver Lake Nature Center. Save the Date - more info - specifics, vendors, etc. to come ! Sep 10, 2013 10:03:40 AM Continue reading
WOOL GATHERINGS… The Monthly Newsletter of the Golden Fleece Spinners’ Society Next Meeting: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 10:00 AM Grace Episcopal Church, 110 Oswego Street, Baldwinsville, NY. The church will be open at 9:00 for set-up BROWN BAG LUNCH Coffee and tea are available. HOSTESS: Jill Robinson COOKIES: Diane Tice, Gail Roemer Newsletter Editor: Linda Brust (spinayarn22@gmail.com ) goldenfleecespinners@gmail.com, http://goldenfleecespinners@typepad.com . October Meeting The October meeting will be an open spin. We’ll have a business meeting and Show and Tell – and of course we’ll want updates on your trip to Rhinebeck . September Meeting Notes It was so good... Continue reading
The 2014 CNY Fiber Frolic is scheduled for Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Beaver Lake Nature Center. Save the Date - more info - specifics, vendors, etc. to come ! Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2013 at Golden Fleece Spinners Society's blog
Next Meeting: Saturday, September 28, 2013, 10:00 AM Grace Episcopal Church, Oswego Road, Baldwinsville, NY. The church will be open at 9:00 for set-up Members - Please Bring a DISH TO PASS Coffee and tea are available. Newsletter Editor: Linda Brust (spinayarn22@gmail.com ) goldenfleecespinners@gmail.com, http://goldenfleecespinners@typepad.com. September Meeting • Welcome back to our members, and welcome to our guests • Covered Dish Luncheon (guests are invited to join us for lunch) • Market Day – please arrive early to set up We’ll have a business meeting and Show and Tell. State Fair winners – please bring all those wonderful entries to... Continue reading
Golden Fleece Spinners’ Society Next Meeting: Saturday, April 20, 2013 Grace Episcopal Church, Oswego Road, Baldwinsville, NY The meeting will begin at 10:00; the church will be opened by 9:00 for set-up, so come early to help if you can. Please Bring your Coffee Mug and Bag Lunch goldenfleecespinners@gmail.com, http://goldenfleecespinners@typepad.com . April Meeting – Spinning Thick and Thin Yarns There will also be one or two Jacey Boggs learning CDs available if you want to watch them. Sign-ups for the CNY Fiber Artists Festival (June), the Beaver Lake Golden Harvest Festival (September) and the Fingerlakes Fiber Festival (September) will be... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2013 at Golden Fleece Spinners Society's blog
Vendor List: Spinner's Hill Lisa Ann Merian www.spinnershill.com Dyed and carded wool batts, equipment, jewelry, buttons Exotic Mills Ed Poe Wood pepper mills, cutting boards, drop spindles, yarn bowls Springside Farm Paulie Drexler www.springsidefarm.net Alpaca, wool, mohair rovings and blends, handpainted yarns, felting needles, alpaca/wool fabric Rainbow Acre Fiber Farm Linda Miller www.rainbowacrefiberfarm.com Soaps, knitted items, wool and angora fiber/rovings Twisted Wool Lynda DeLallo www.twistedwool.net Handpainted rovings and yarns, knit sweaters, felted hats, handwoven scarves and shawls Warm 'n Woolie Farm Beth Marcellus Spinning and felting fiber, handspun yarn, knitting accessories, wove/felted items Shepherd's Falls Farm Mary Eidt www.shepherdsfallsfarm.com Yarn,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2012 at Golden Fleece Spinners Society's blog
SAVE THE DATE: APRIL13, 2013. CNY Fiber Frolic at Beaver Lake Nature Center, Baldwinsville, NY. Sponsored by Golden Fleece Spinners' Society GUILD GENERAL EMAIL: goldenfleecespinners@gmail.com Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2012 at Golden Fleece Spinners Society's blog
We still have room on our bus trip to Rhinebeck ! The cost for non members is $60.00 Checks made payable to Linda Miller but sent to Linda Lupole. Please contact Linda Lupole if you are interested. auntlindalee@yahoo.com or 315-427-2929. Please call if you do not receive a response to email as she has had some trouble with her email. Guild general email is goldenfleecespinners@gmail.com Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2012 at Golden Fleece Spinners Society's blog
WOOL GATHERINGS… The Monthly Newsletter of the Golden Fleece Spinners’ Society Next Meeting: Saturday, September 22, 2012 Grace Episcopal Church, Oswego Road, Baldwinsville, NY The meeting will begin at 10:00; the church will be opened by 9:00 for set-up, so come help if you can. Please Bring a Dish to Pass Hostesses: The Officers: President Jill Robinson Vice President Gail Roemer Secretary Linda Brust Treasurer Linda Miller Newsletter Editor: Linda Brust goldenfleecespinners@gmail.com ==================== CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR GUILD MEMBERS WHO TOOK HOME RIBBONS FOR THEIR NEW YORK STATE FAIR ENTRIES!! WAY TO GO!! ====================== September Meeting – Annual Fall Welcome Meeting,... Continue reading
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The June picnic is upon us already! After a quick change up for meeting in May which ended up at Beaver Lake, we get to again enjoy the outdoors in June. Michelle and her husband have generously offered their lovely home, gardens, pool and yard on the river for our picnic. They have Kayaks and a canoe for use as well. Bring your lawn chair, and your bathing suit if you want to swim. Also, car pooling would be a good idea if possible. If its raining, go to the church. I’ll send an email if there seems to be... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2012 at Golden Fleece Spinners Society's blog
CNY Fiber Frolic Saturday, April 14, 2012, 10 AM to 4 PM at Beaver Lake Nature Center ** Vendor Information and Events/Demonstrations below! ! ! Vendors: Shepherd's Falls Farm Johanneshof Romneys Mary Eidt Chrintine Johnson Fabius, NY 13063 Groton, NY 13073 www.shepherdsfallsfarm.com Warm N Woolie Rainbow Acre Fiber Farm Beth Marcellus Linda Miller Rome, NY 13440 Baldwinsville, NY 13027 www.rainbowacresfarm.com Spinner's Hill Enchanted Pantry Lisa Merian Jean Walsh Bainbridge, NY 13733 Jordanville, NY 13361 www.spinnershill.com Tug Hill Twigs Black North Fiber David Salvetti Mary Gira Fulton, NY 13069 Hilton, NY 14468 Stone Edge Fibers High Bid Farm Amy Klee Bob... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2011 at Golden Fleece Spinners Society's blog
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CNY Fiber Frolic has been scheduled for Saturday, April 14, 2012, 10 AM to 4 PM at Beaver Lake Nature Center ** Vendor Information and Schedule of Events/Demonstrations Coming Soon ! ! ! Next Meeting: November 19, 2011, 10 AM - 2 PM Grace Episcopal Church, Baldwinsville At this month’s meeting we will be SPINNING PAPER ! ! ! We will have some various papers to try but you might want to bring some paper -- those that work well are thinner. Dress pattern paper seems to work the best for me (thin, tanish), also tissue paper (lots of colors... Continue reading
CNY Fiber Frolic has been scheduled for Saturday, April 14, 2012, 10 AM to 4 PM at Beaver Lake Nature Center ** Vendor Information and Schedule of Events/Demonstrations Coming Soon ! ! ! Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2011 at Golden Fleece Spinners Society's blog
Wool Gatherings ... NEXT MEETING: SEPTEMBER 24, 2011 10 AM - 2 PM GRACE EPISCOPAL CHURCH, B’VILLE, NY Hostesses: Officers Bring a dish to pass & your place setting Fall Gathering Welcome to new members and visitors. Covered dish lunch and Market Day. Spinning and friendship. Visitors are welcome to join us for lunch. This year's programs will be discussed. Congratulations to State Fair entries and ribbon winners! We will also be discussing our wheels -- providing some insight for those who may be considering a new wheel or the purchase of their first wheel. We’ll critique our own wheels... Continue reading
Come out to the great New York State Fair ! We will be demonstrating spinning, knitting, and weaving, just to name a few. We are located in the Wool Center which is Building 34 on the map at this link: http://www.nysfair.org/uploads/images/artwork/2011_Fairgrounds_Map_printable.PDF *************** Also, the Finger Lakes Fiber Arts Festival is coming up September 17th and 18th -- for more information see: http://www.gvhg.org/fest.html **************** Our Next meeting is September 24th -- stay tuned for updated info! Happy Spinning & hope to see you at one of the events above ! ! ! Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2011 at Golden Fleece Spinners Society's blog
Our Annual Planning Meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, August 11th at 6PM at Pier 57 in Liverpool http://www.pierfiftyseven.com/index.html Please RSVP to Gail R by Monday, August 8th so reservations can be made. Thank you ! Continue reading
NEXT MEETING: Picnic July 17th at 11:00 AM - Spin and Picnic Please RSVP if you are coming if you haven’t already, We will need to call people if the picnic is cancelled due to horrible weather. Bring a Dish to Pass and your own Beverages. (salads, fruit, munchies, desserts, adult beverages if you wish). The Guild will be providing hamburgers and hot dogs, buns, plasticware, cups, plates. Kathie is making salt potatoes. Bring a cooler to keep your beverages cool. Bring water shoes if you wish to swim, change of clothes, bug spray, spinning chair, wheel, etc. There are... Continue reading
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NEXT MEETING: June 18th - Free Spin at St. Marie Among the Iroquois, Onondaga Lake Parkway, Liverpool, NY TIME: 11:00 AM until you want to leave or they kick you out ! (5:00 PM) Bring a Bag Lunch (there is a gift shop for water and soda, and a few munchies) The basket workshop was great fun and everyone’s baskets were just beautiful ! Bring your basket to show off to the folks who were unable to be there ! Our first annual Fiber Frolic was a success! We had very positive feedback from the vendors who were appreciative of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2011 at Golden Fleece Spinners Society's blog