NOBO Handweavers

October Minutes

The minutes from the October meeting have been posted. Please use this link or select the Minutes page.

Featured at this meeting was an Introduction and Possibilities of Card Weaving by Jayne Flanagan.  Jayne not only introduced the guild to the mechanics of card weaving but also set up 4 looms which members could try their new found techniques on. Also, as part of the demonstration, Jayne displayed an extensive set of samples showing varied techniques including bands woven in double weave.

The excellent presentation and hands on practice by members did not detract from our regular show and share. Olivia has added some pictures on  the NoBo Facebook pages.

Your scribes Margaret, Terry and Ted

Web Site Updated

I have just updated the web site software to Word Press 4.3.1. While most of the changes relate to security fixes there are some new features using sidebars and short cuts using the the # character to create heading levels avoiding the need to switch from keyboard to mouse.

If any members would like to explore the new features of Word Press 4.3.1 please check the Word Press web site. Any issues following the upgrade please contact me.


September Minutes

The minutes for the September Meeting have been posted. Please use this link NoBo_Minutes_0924 or the Minutes page. This meeting featured a presentation by Sarah Fortin who shared her extensive knowledge of weaving for garment construction as well as techniques for hems, finishes, etc. In addition to comprehensive samples, Sarah displayed a number of coats and jackets.

A Woven Journey Weekend Workshop

Explore the traditional art of handweaving and use the wool of a primitive sheep breed as your fiber. This workshop offers an extraordinary opportunity to experience the entire weaving process in one weekend! Measure your fibers on a warping board, dress (prepare) a 4 shaft table loom, and weave a collection of heirloom quality coasters of pure Shetland wool.

Saturday, September 26, 10am-5pm

Sunday, September 27, 10am-4pm

Workshop location –


Studio & Study

Byfield, MA 01922

No experience necessary.

For more information, contact:


NOBO Table display at NEWS

For those of you who missed it, here is a photo of our Guild display at NEWS.


Kathie did an amazing job! It was the best table there!

June 2015 Minutes

The minutes for the June Meeting have been posted. Please use this link June 2015 Minutes or the Minutes page. Included are some pictures of the Weaving Memories items that were on display and described. The notes only provide an over view of the presentations which were quoting Mary heartfelt stories and how they were interpreted in woven memories.

May 2015 Minutes

The minutes for the May 2015 meeting have been posted under minutes. I have included some photos of Roberta, the demonstration piece and two others. Thanks to Margaret for proof reading the minutes and providing corrections.