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Common Cod Fiber Guild Hosted Events

Guild Meetings

Every month from September through November and January through June, the Guild has events such as speakers and workshops. These Guild meetings are on Fridays at 7PM.

Guild Meeting, Friday March 15th, 2019, 7 pm
Location: Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak Street, Brockton
Ignite Craft Boston, started in 2010, is a series of brief 5-minute talks by local folks who craft, make, build, and do other kinds of hand and creative work. It will take place on Friday Mar 15, 2019 from 7-9 PM at the Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton, MA. This event is FREE, but we do ask that you reserve tickets!

Interested in presenting? Read on!
The motto of Ignite events is “Enlighten us, but make it quick!” You give us 20 photos or other visuals (slides are OK), and we advance them AUTOMATICALLY every 15 seconds during your 5-minute talk. See examples of past Ignite Craft Boston talks on our YouTube channel.

Guild Meeting, Friday April 19th, 2019, 7 pm
Location: Friends Meeting House, 5 Longfellow Park, Cambridge

Ann Shayne of Mason-Dixon Knitting. At the Friends Meeting at Cambridge in Harvard Square. Free for members, $10 general admission.

Guild Meeting, Friday May 17th, 2019, 7 pm
Location: Friends Meeting House, 5 Longfellow Park, Cambridge
Brooke Sinnes of Sincere Sheep – she will also teach classes Saturday May 18th (and perhaps Sunday the 19th too!). Friday lecture at the Friends Meeting at Cambridge in Harvard Square, weekend classes TBD for location, price and topic. Friday night meeting is free for members, $10 general admission.

Guild Meeting, Friday June 21st, 2019
Location: TBD
Speaker TBD. Friday night meeting is free for members, $10 general admission.

List of Past Events

Guild Meeting, Friday February 15th, 2019, 7 pm
Location: Friends Meeting House, 5 Longfellow Park, Cambridge
Friday, Feb 15th 2019 – Mira Whiting speaks about photographing your finished objects. The presentation will cover lighting basics, backgrounds, capturing details and context, and photographing knits on people   At the Friends Meeting at Cambridge in Harvard Square. Free for members, $10 general admission.

Guild Meeting, Friday January 18th, 2019, 7 pm
Location: Friends Meeting House, 5 Longfellow Park, Cambridge
Annual yarn auction and sale – donations can be dropped off at ANY meeting, or coordinated by emailing guild@commoncod.com. At the Friends Meeting at Cambridge in Harvard Square. This meeting is FREE.

December – NO MEETING

Guild Meeting, Friday November 16th, 2018, 7 pm
Location: Friends Meeting House, 5 Longfellow Park, Cambridge
Catherine Tutter, fiber artist presents “Speaking in Textile.” This presentation will illustrate the ways in which the artist’s intention and purpose as a maker have contributed to a natural unfolding of artistic expression that embodies memory and experience through fiber. Tutter’s practice as an artist has been grounded in the ancient kinship between stories and textiles.

At the Friends Meeting at Cambridge in Harvard Square. Free for members, $10 general admission.

Guild Meeting, Friday October 19th, 2018, 7 pm
Location: Friends Meeting House, 5 Longfellow Park, Cambridge
Sarah Kuhn of Thinking with Things and UMass Lowell presents a talk about textile arts and STEM – “Knit, woven, stitched, designed, dyed, and manipulated textiles are all around us, including next to our skin, but most people do not see the deep connection they have to STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) concepts. Whether you love or hate math and science, you will be inspired by this talk!”
Free for members, $10 general admission.