News & Updates.

<> NOTE: All meeting currently Hybrid (in-person and on Zoom), unless otherwise noted.

<> MARY IRVINE BASKET DAY. 8/19/23 @ Maplewood Rock and Gem Club Building, 8802 196th St SW, Edmonds WA 98026. Registration opens soon (early June). Contact  Karen Engel @ for more information. (updated 5/23/23)

<> OPEN WEAVE (Tuesdays except as noted): May 30, June 13, 17 (Sat), 27, 10-1 @ Third Place Books (17171 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park WA 98155; food court). Contact Karen Engel at for more info. Future dates TBD. (updated 5/23/23)

<> STATE FAIRS – SUBMIT BASKETS. The Evergreen State Fair in Monroe (8/24-9/4) and the Washington State Fair in Puyallup (9/1-9/24) are coming up – please contribute your work! CLICK for more information. (posted 5/16/23)

<> COLUMBIA BASIN FALL RETREAT – REGISTRATION OPEN for Columbia Basin Basketry Guild “Tidal Twinings Retreat”, Sept 13-17, 2023. NWBW Guild Members are eligible and welcome to attend. CLICK HERE (posted 4/16)

<> NBO Conference – Tacoma, June 20-24. Registration CLOSED; Workshop Descriptions are on-line. CLICK HERE. (updated 4/30/23).

<> NWBW SPRING RETREAT – May 17-23, 2023.  IT’S OVER! Visit the Guild FaceBook page for pictures (find link above)! (updated 5/22/23)

<> GUILD GRANTS – CLICK HERE!  ( Grants info is also linked from our Links and Resources” Page. (updated 1/9/23)

<> PLEASE HELP! The Guild is chronically looking for new Board Members as well as Volunteer help in many areas.  Board Members are asked to serve 3 years; the Board meets 4-6 times per year via Zoom. For more information on Volunteer opportunities, please 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 including BOARD MINUTES AND FINANCIALS.

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