Weavers of Char-Lee
A Guild Promoting Hand Weaving, Hand Spinning and Fiber Arts in SW Florida
Pioneer Days is scheduled for February 23rd and 24th at the History Park in Punta Gorda. Members of the Guild will do weaving demonstrations from 9:30 - 2:00.
Weavers of Char-Lee Show
January 6 - February 28, 2024
Cape Coral Library
From January 6 to February 28, 2024 , Weavers of Char-Lee is displaying an array of fiber work at the Cape Coral Library, 921 SW 39th Terrace. Come and see the beautiful work of our weavers.
ROC Day 2024
Guild members recognized Roc Day, also known as Saint Distaff's Day, on Saturday, January 6th, at the Cape Coral Library. Traditionally, women resumed their spinning and household duties after the twelve days of Christmas. Close to a dozen members were present providing an opportunity to learn about spinning and weaving at the Cape Coral Library meeting room from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Fiber Get Togethers
Get together with spinners on Thursdays at 10:00 am at Einstein Bagels, 2068 NE Pine Island Road, Cape Coral. Get together with knitters on Wednesdays at 5:00 pm at Panera Bread, 1830 NE Pine Island Road.
Fort Myers Art Fest will he held on Feb. 3rd and 4th. Weaving and spinning demonstrations will be provided by Guild members. Come see samples of our weaving and join in with activities for kids.
The guild's next meeting will be on Wednesday, Feb. 21st at lunchtime at the North Fort Myers Recreation Center, 2000 N. Recreation Park Way, North Fort Myers. The guild's Winter Workshop featuring Deb Silver on Split-Shed Weaving will be in session here Feb. 20 through Feb. 22.
Originally, guilds were set up by like-minded individuals for mutual interest and benefits – to share knowledge and techniques, preserve heritage, and encourage high standards of workmanship. Whether you are a beginner or someone simply interested in weaving or spinning, we welcome you to our group.