We are here to spread the news and show that weaving and spinning are still alive. Come, meet up with spinners, weave on a loom, try out our make and take or just visit.
Help us share the joy of weaving and spinning. Contact Beverly Tavel at email@example.com if you have a group that might like to see what we do?
Dates for the future:
June 17, 2017- Lake Mary History Museum, 158 N Country Club Rd., Lake Mary, Florida 32746 10am to 3pm, on the front porch of the Museum
June 24, 2017- Lake Mary History Museum, 158 N Country Club Rd., Lake Mary, Florida 32746 10am to 3pm, on the front porch of the Museum
October – Diversity Week at University of Central Florida Library
October – Maker Faire, 2 day event Makers Faire photos
November 16, 2017 – Maitland Montessori School – Pioneer Day! The Weavers of Orlando spent most of the day at the Maitland Montessori School, where they celebrate Pioneer Day, dedicated to the early traditions of America. The children engaged with members of the Weavers of Orlando in several different, live, interactive events, including kumihimo, fabric dyeing, and weaving on a loom.
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Captions for above…. ( 1 & 2 ) Maitland Montessori elementary school instructor, Becky Flannigan, in green, and WoO member Nancy Reed reacqauint… this is the third year WoO has returned to Montessori in Maitland. WoO member Bev Tavel shares the basics of kumihimo with Montessori students. (3&4 ) Mary Chewning coaches students on kumihimo techniques. ( 5 ) Gloria Corbett gives student the basics on how to dye fabric. ( 6 ) Montessori students designing kumihimo braids. ( 7 ) WoO member Anne Nunnally introduces studenst to the basics of her loom. ( 8 ) Nancy Reed explains the basics of spinning, and why it is important. ( 9 ) Teachers get in on the spirit by dressing in pioneer garb and walking the students through the simple life of a pioneer, here, with hand wood working tools.
December – Holiday Show and Sale with members
December 7, 2017 – Audubon Elementary School – Arts Night, 200 students in 2 hours