Welcome to the
Northwest Basket Weavers, Vi Phillips Guild
Established in 1982,
the purpose of our Guild is to
preserve and promote the art of
Our members are
wonderful people whose skills and
knowledge vary from folks who just
to beginning basket
weavers to professional artists,
teachers and collectors.
Won't you join us,
learn with us, and share with us!
Your Local State Fairs -
Thank you for the
increased participation in the local fairs
last year. It was a big hit and they would
like to have even more baskets this year.
The Fair Committee would like to help. We
have put together some important entry
information like: entry dates, drop off
dates and drop off options, helpful tips,
along with links to the fair and
exhibitor’s entry websites. Click on the
fair names links below to get
Evergreen State Fair in Monroe
Washington State Fair in Puyallup
No basket, no problem –
what about demonstrating? The fairs are
looking for people to demonstrate for a
few hours. Some perks include free fair
admission and free parking. Information on
how to be a demonstrator is include in the
fair information links above.
Please consider participating in these
fairs. It’s a great opportunity to show
off your work and support our mission to
preserve and promote the art of basketry.
It’s also a chance to inspire all those
future basket makers out there who are the
future of our guild. Contact
the Fair Committee with any questions or
requests at firstname.lastname@example.org
Irvine Basket Day
Basket Day will be on August 22, 2015,
at the Maplewood Rock and Gem Club
building in Edmonds,
located at 8802 196th St SW, Edmonds,
here for the registration materials.
This is a fun time to get together
with friends for visiting, sharing
working on your own projects, taking a
class, or getting help from experienced
There are several great classes
to choose from!
Bring a pot luck dish for lunch.
Workshop Proposals Needed!
that time again - send us your
proposals for the workshops you want
to teach us!
year we have new dates: January 27-31,
and a new location: Seabeck Conference
Center, Seabeck, WA.
will soon be more information about
this great change!
Click here for the 2016
Workshop Proposal form.
No meetings during the summer. The next
meeting will be Sept 9, 2015.
Phinney Neighborhood Center
6532 Phinney Ave. N, Seattle, WA
Click here for a map,
and for directions
and other information, visit their website