Membership

  • Membership shall be open to individuals who desire to promoted the Guild’s purpose and fiber arts in general.
  • Membership dues are $15 per year payable in January to the Treasurer. You can also pay your dues online here.
  • Our members do a variety of things: spinning, weaving, knitting, crochet, tatting, rug hooking, natural dying, and spinning wheel and weaving loom construction, repair, and restoration.
  • If it involves the fiber arts, someone in the guild is likely to do it.
  • If you need some help with a project or are interested in learning a fiber art, come join us and make new friends, learn something new, and have some fun.
  • You’ll also receive our monthly newsletter.

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Meeting Information

The Bishop Hill Fiber Guild meets on the second Saturday of each month. Current location for meeting is at the UU Church in Peoria, Illinois. 3000 W Richwoods Blvd, Peoria, IL 61604

  • Doors open at 10 am
  • Business meeting begins at 11 am
  • Show and tell follows the business meeting (Please bring any items you have made or are working on)
  • The program starts after lunch at 1 pm
  • Plan to stay after the program to visit, knit, spin, or whatever you like.
  • Each month a member will present a fiber art related information program. Most of the programs are hands-on and offer an opportunity to learn a new skill or practice one you already have.
  • Each month an assigned host or hostess brings treats/snacks.
  • Bring a lunch or visit one of the restaurants in Chillicothe

2017 Program Topics

  • January – Fashion Show/Presents – Guild Members
  • February – Ravelry-emphasis on using it for finding free patterns – Elizabeth & Jolean – No Supplies
  • March – Sprang – Lee – Two Colors of Worsted or DK yarn for supplies
  • April – TBD
  • May – TBD
  • June – Fiber Burn Test – Gwyn
  • July – Dyeing – Shari
  • August – TBD
  • September – Spinning Wheel Speed Dating
  • October – Spin In Prep – Guild Members
  • November – Card Weaving – Jolean
  • December – Pot Luck, Ornament Exchange, Crafting- Guild Members

2016 Guild Projects