Calendar

Guild Meetings are held at 7PM on the 2nd Friday of odd-numbered months (that is, September, November, January, March, May, and July). They usually meet in MIT’s Stata Center, 32 Vassar Street, Cambridge, but keep an eye out for the specific room or any venue changes.

Crafty Sundays are held at 2PM on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of every month in the lobby of MIT’s Tang Center, entrance at 2 Amherst Street, Cambridge. The lobby is close to the revolving door at the corner of Amherst and Wadsworth. Come hang out and craft, or take advantage of “drop-in crafty office hours”: Get help if you’re stuck with a project, learn to spin, troubleshoot sewing machine problems, etc.

 

Upcoming Events

Guild Field Trip, Saturday, 4/26/14, 10AM-5PM: Gore Place Sheepshearing Festival (accessible by MBTA bus, free parking, adults $15, kids 0-12 free)
Location: Gore Place,  52 Gore Street, Waltham

Guild Meeting, Friday, 5/9/14, 7PM: Mihoko Wakabayashi, Saori Weaving Worcester
Location: MIT Stata Center, Room TBD, 32 Vassar Street, Cambridge

Guild Field Trip, Sunday, 6/22/14, 1PM: (T-accessible, adults $25, kids 7-17 $10, kids 0-6 free)
Location: Gore Place, 52 Gore Street, Waltham

Guild Meeting, Friday, 7/11/14, 7PM: Franklin Habit
Location: MIT Stata Center, Room 141, 32 Vassar Street, Cambridge

Guild-Sponsored Workshops with Franklin Habit
Cod member registration starts 3/15/14: Registration
Location: MIT Tang Center, Building E51, Rooms TBD, 2 Amherst Street, Cambridge
Saturday, 7/12/14
10AM-1PM: Working with Antique and Vintage Knitting Patterns
2PM-5PM: The Knitted Plaid: A Color and Pattern Workshop
Sunday, 7/13/14
10AM-1PM: Photographing Your Fiber
2PM-5PM: Knitted Tessellations: Playful and Powerful Patterns in Practice

Guild Meeting, Friday, 9/12/14, 7PM: Amy Herzog
Location: MIT Stata Center, Room TBD, 32 Vassar Street, Cambridge

Past Events

2013-14 Season

Guild Meeting, Friday, 3/14/14, 7PM: Julia Farwell-ClayCowichan Knitting
Location: MIT Stata Center, Room 141, 32 Vassar Street, Cambridge

Guild Special Event, Saturday-Sunday, 3/15-16/14: FiberCamp! Share your passion, learn from your peers, and connect with your community at our skill-sharing weekend of bite-sized ideas and techniques. As part of FiberCamp, on Saturday at 4PM, we will host a Designer Fashion Show with classic and brand-new designs from Julia Farwell-Clay, Misa Erder, Thea Coleman, Bristol Ivy, Amy Christoffers, Ellen Mason, and Alison Green.
Location: MIT Tang Center, Building E51, register in 3rd floor lounge, 2 Amherst Street, Cambridge

Guild Field Trip, Saturday, 2/22/14: Meetup at Wayland Winter Farmers Market Farm Fiber Days
Location: 397 Boston Post Road, Wayland, MA 01778

Guild Meeting, Friday, 1/10/14, 7PM: Ignite Craft Boston
Location: MIT Stata Center, Room 123, 32 Vassar Street, Cambridge

Informal Meetup, Sunday, 12/15/13, 4-7PM: Guild Holiday Potluck

Guild Meeting, Friday, 11/8/13, 7PM: Donna Panner, All About Fit (plus our annual fund-raising bake sale!)

Guild-Sponsored Workshop, Saturday, 11/9/13, 9AM-12PM: Donna Panner, Basics of Draping

Guild Field Trip, Saturday, 11/2/13: Carpool caravan to Fiber Festival of New England

Guild Appearance, Sunday, 10/6/13, 10AM-6PM: Harvard Bookstore Warehouse Weekend: Local Craft

Guild Meeting, September 12, 2013, 7PM: Carol Sulcoski of Black Bunny Fibers

2012-13 Season

Guild Meeting, July 12, 2013, 7PM: Green Mountain Spinnery

Guild Meeting, May 10, 2013, 7PM: Heather Ordover of Craft Lit

Guild Meeting, March 8, 2013, 7PM: Tatyana Yanishevsky’s Knitted Sculptures

Informal Meetup, February 16, 2013: Field Trip/Meetup at Wayland Winter Farmers Market Farm Fiber Days from 10AM-2PM

Guild Special Event, Jan 12-13, 2013: FiberCamp Boston 2013! (recap here)

Guild Meeting, Jan 11, 2013, 7PM: Ignite Craft Boston 3 (recap here)

Informal Meetup, Dec 16, 2012: Holiday Potluck

Guild Meeting, Nov 9, 2012, 7PM Gale Zucker: 10 Tips & Tricks for Fabulous Photography- Knitwear & Beyond (recap here)

Guild Meeting, Sept 14, 2012, 7PM: Pam Parmal, Curator of Textile and Fashion Arts of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: “A Focus on Fashion: The current collecting strategy at the MFA Boston” (recap here)

2011-12 Season

Guild Meeting, July 13, 2012: Anna Hrachovec of MochiMochiland

Guild Appearance, June 30, 2012: Boston Handmade Marketplace at Union Square: The CCFG has a booth at Boston Handmade for the 4th year running. Come hang out and enter to win a free membership to our upcoming season!

Guild Meeting, May 11, 2012: Clara Parkes of Knitter’s Review: Cashmere Perfume

Guild Special Event, March 10-11, 2012: FiberCamp Boston 2012

Guild Meeting, March 9, 2012: Pamela Wynne Butler of Flint Knits: The Knitting Revolution

Guild Meeting, Jan 13, 2012: Ignite Craft Boston 2

Guild Meeting, Nov 11, 2011: Alasdair Post-Quinn of Fallingblox Designs: Extreme Double Knitting

Guild Meeting, Sept 9, 2011: Annie Modesitt, the Knitting Heretic: No Wrong Way

2010-11 Season

Guild Meeting, July 8, 2011: Susan Gibbs: Life at Juniper Moon Farm

Guild Meeting, May 13, 2011: Franklin Habit of The Panopticon: History of Knitting Patterns

Guild Special Event, March 12-13, 2011: FiberCamp Boston 2011

Guild Meeting, March 11, 2011: Kathy Elkins of WEBS: It’s Personal

Guild Meeting, Jan 14, 2011: Ignite Craft Boston

Guild Meeting, Nov 12, 2010: Stitchy McYarnpants and Caro Sheridan: Knitting it Old School

Guild Meeting, Sept 10, 2010: Daina Taimina: Hyperbolic Crochet

2009-10 Season

Guild Meeting, July 9, 2010: Jim Coleman of the American Textile History Museum: A Lifetime of Textiles… Loro Piana, Linhe, and Lowell

Guild Meeting, May 14, 2010: Adrienne Sloane, fiber artist: Artful Fiber

Guild Meeting, March 12, 2010: Jared Flood of Brooklyn Tweed

Guild Special Event, Jan 10-11, 2010: FiberCamp Boston

Guild Meeting, Jan 8, 2010: Julia Farwell-Clay of Twist Collective: Knitting on the Edge (of the internet)

Guild Meeting, Nov 13, 2009: Make Mine Local: Fiber Fashion Showcase, with a keynote by Shannon Okey

Guild Meeting, Sept 11, 2009: Designer and author Kristin Nicholas: The Joy of Color! (and Why You Should Not Be Afraid to Knit With It)

2008-09 Season

Guild Meeting, July 10, 2009: Barbara Parry of Foxfire Fiber and Design: Dyed In The Wool

Guild Meeting, May 8, 2009: Andrian Paquette of Slater Mill: Time and a Sense of Place

Guild Meeting, March 13, 2009: Mehmet Girgiç and Theresa May-O’Brien: Felt Tripping

Guild Meeting, Jan 9, 2009: Clara Parkes of Knitter’s Review: The Power of Fiber

Guild Meeting, Nov 14, 2008: Susan Gibbs of the Martha’s Vineyard Fiber CSA: Why Knitting Matters Now

Guild Meeting, Sept 12, 2008: Franklin Habit of The Panopticon

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