Northwest Basket Weavers

Vi Phillips Guild

Welcome!

The Northwest Basket Weavers, Vi Phillips Guild was established in 1982.  The purpose of our Guild is to preserve and promote the art of basket making.  Our members are wonderful people whose skills and knowledge vary from folks who just love baskets to beginning basket weavers to professional artists, teachers and collectors.  Please join us, learn with us, and share with us!

NEWS and UPDATES

NWBW 2022 RETREAT –  “Weave in Spring”,  May 18-22 at Seebeck Conference Center. Class and Registration Information is NOW OPEN. CLICK HERE!  

<>NEXT MEETING: (Hybrid  – Zoom & In-Person (we hope) 
       >  Feb 9, 2022. Josh Mason – “Apprenticing with Ed Cariere”
Proof of vaccination and masks required for in-person meetings. For more information,
CLICK HERE.

GUILD GRANTS! A new page is now active describing Grant Opportunities for Guild Members, thanks to Kadey Ambrose!  Currently accessible from the Links and Resources Page.

Dorothy McGuinness’ much anticipated book on paper weaving, “The Art of Contemporary Woven Paper Basketry: Explorations in Diagonal Twill” is now available! Order from your local bookshop or from Amazon.

<>  NWBW 2022 CALENDARS – GREAT HOLIDAY GIFT –  BUY NOW WHILE THEY LAST!!! GREAT HOLIDAY GIFTS!!! SUPPORT THE GUILD, ENJOY THE BASKETS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR!!!  CLICK HERE.

<> Visit the MEMBERS-ONLY Page for: (1) the current Handbook/Directory, (2) select Videos of past meetings, (3) Newsletters, and (4) Archives of Guild Documents.

<> MEMBERSHIPS – PAY BY PAYPAL, CREDIT CARD OR CHECK.

<> Announcements will also be made via the Guild’s eNews emails and the Guild Newsletter.

updated 1/14/22

Upcoming Guild Meetings

Current Plans for the February 9 meeting, hybrid or Zoom only, will be decided later.  For any in-person meeting, attendance will be limited to 20 people; proof of covid full vaccinations or negative testing (within 72hrs) plus mask required for in-person attendees. Click for more information.

updated 1/17/22

Monthly Meetings

Meetings are open to the public. 

NOTE: Board Meetings will continue to be held via Zoom.  The General Monthly Meetings will be hybrid, held both in-person at PNC and via Zoom, pending current Covid conditions.  Zoom information will be sent to the membership via eNews the Friday before the meeting; non-Members wishing to participate via Zoom should contact Richard Vogt for access information.

The Schedule for General Monthly Meetings is as follows: Social Time and Library Access at 6:30, Announcements and Show and Share at 7:00, Program at 7:30. 

Location (in-person meetings):
Phinney Neighborhood Center (PNC) – Room 6 (top floor)
6532 Phinney Ave. N Seattle, WA 98103.

Click HERE for a map.

For directions and other information, visit their website at www.phinneycenter.org

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