So it’s here. The time of year where fiber-inclined folk can be known to work themselves into a frenzy crafting handmade items with love for the special people in their lives. Now some crafters attack this season with a spreadsheet, […]
Guild Meetings are at 7PM on the 2nd Friday of odd-numbered months — September, November, January, March, May, and July — at MIT’s Stata Center. Most speakers from the guild meetings also teach workshops that weekend on anything fiber-related, from spinning to dyeing. It’s a great way to learn a skill from the experts themselves.
Crafty Sundays are at 2PM on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of every month in the lobby of MIT’s Tang Center. Come hang out and craft, get inspiration, 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. We also host many informal events and outings, including holiday parties, trips to the ICA, knitting at Fanueil Hall.
Fiber Camp is our annual urban retreat for fabric and fiber craft enthusiasts, with an emphasis on skill building, skill sharing, and community. FiberCamp kicks off with a Friday night speaker and continues with a weekend of informal mini-classes on smaller, bite-sized ideas and techniques ranging from Fair Isle knitting to quilting to TinkerToy swifts and beyond. At Ignite Craft Boston, up to 20 creative souls will share their passion for their crafts with a like-minded, crafty audience. we’ll get to see all sorts of amazing, eye-opening DIY in only 90 minutes. Past talks can be seen on the Cod YouTube channel.
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Pictures from the Show and Tell portion of our guild meetings!