Colorado Weavers Day is a conference for weavers, spinners, and dyers held every two years by different guilds in the state of Colorado. It was first run by Pikes Peak Weavers Guild in 2004. Its purpose is to encourage communication and sharing of ideas and textile accomplishments among weavers, spinners, and dyers in the state of Colorado. The guild display tables are an important part of the event, allowing guild members from around the state to demonstrate their work.
PPWG was founded in 1959. We are very proud to bring you the 2016 Colorado Weavers Day.
Which guilds have been hosts for CWD over the years?
Pikes Peak Weavers Guild – 2004
Northern Colorado Weavers Guild – 2006
Handweavers Guild of Pueblo – 2008
Handweavers Guild of Boulder – 2010
Rocky Mountain Weavers Guild – 2012
Colorado Weavers Day was a big success! Thank you to our keynote speakers Eulanda Sanders and Lynn Cornelius, all of our speakers, and to everyone who attended. The guild displays were wonderful to see! We hope you all had a great time.
We would also like to extend a big thanks to the companies that donated items for the goodie bags. Scroll down a bit to see them!
Brown Sheep Company generously donated boxes of lovely wool yarn for our goodie bags – enough to give everyone a ball of yarn. Brown Sheep is a family owned and operated yarn spinning mill, proudly producing high quality yarns in Mitchell, Nebraska.
Thank you to the Colorado Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau for providing us with visitor’s and dining guides, as well as lip balm to put in the goodie bags.
Fancy Tiger Crafts was good enough to donate tape measures for everyone at CWD! Fancy Tiger carries supplies for sewing, spinning, knitting, crochet, and more. Check out their class schedule and Tuesday craft nights.
High Plains Spinners & Weavers made great inkle band keychains for all the attendees! Thank you for such a generous gift to CWD! High Plains is a northeastern Colorado guild focused on spinning, weaving and needlework.
Treenway Silks provided CWD with copies of their silk brochure, and a very tempting 10% off coupon for everyone. Treenway has been importing and dyeing high quality silk yarns, ribbons, and fiber for nearly 40 years. They also sell kits for spinning, weaving, and knitting.
Webs kindly provided CWD with tape measures, copies of their weaver’s catalog, and a coupon for free shipping. Webs is a family owned business carrying yarns, fibers, and accessories for all sorts of fiber arts. They have an extensive selection of weaving yarns and tools.
The Woolery donated a convenient plastic sett chart and a sticker for all the goodie bags at CWD. The Woolery is a family owned business carrying a great selection of supplies for weaving, spinning, dyeing, knitting, kumihimo, felting, and other fiber arts.
Yarn Barn of Kansas donated several DVD sets on weaving, spinning, and Knitting. These were raffled off at the May PPWG guild meeting. Yarn Barn is a supplier of tools and yarns for weaving, spinning, dyeing, knitting, and crochet. They also sell some great weaving kits.
Colorado Weavers Day is a one day conference, to be held Saturday, May 21, 2016.
All Seminars, Beverages, Snacks, Lunch, and Parking are included in the attendance fee.
The seminars are all open seating, so you do not need to sign up for specific seminars.
Seating in each is first-come, first-served, but the rooms are all large enough to accommodate more people than we anticipate needing to.