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Welcome to the Central Pennsylvania Basket Weaver’s Guild

The Central Pennsylvania Basket Weavers' Guild was founded in January 1997 for the purposes of perpetuating the art of basketry; stimulating public appreciation, knowledge of and interest in basketry; and emphasizing the importance of basketry as a heritage craft.

Photo Credit: "Morning Sun" by Jeff Shields

2024 WEAVING ODYSSEY
September 19-22, 2024
Gettysburg, PA
CALL FOR INSTRUCTORS 


CPBWG BOARD     2022-2023

President

Sharon Schaeffer

Vice President/ Programs

 Marilyn Julius

Secretary

Stephanie Hamel

Treasurer

Darlene Laughman

Member at Large:
Communications

Suzanne Williamson

Member at Large:
Membership/Audit

Donna Kumpf

Member at Large:
Special Events

Anne Kelly

Membership to the Central Pennsylvania Basket Weavers' Guild includes open attendance to all guild meetings. Monthly guild weaves are held in January, February, March, May, June, July, August, October, and November. An annual Weaving Retreat is held in April for current members only, fees extra. We also host a basket convention, A Weaving Odyssey each September. No guild meetings are scheduled in December. Membership dues are $20 per calendar year (January 1 to December 31). Dues cannot be prorated. New members are invited to join the Guild! Dues are $20. New members who join the guild in September at the Weaving Odyssey will receive four months free, as well as the following calendar year. The CPBWG’s members are from Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia, West Virginia, and several other states. We welcome new members! If you would like to attend one class before becoming a member, contact the Program Chair. 

CPBWG
EVENTS
 CALENDAR 

Please check the newsletter for more information on these monthly events. If you have any questions please contact Marilyn, the program chair.

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February

2024

February Guild Class: Autumn’s Cawing
Saturday, February 17, 2024 10:00-4:00
Camp Hill Giant
Guild member Mary Annunziato will be teaching this delightful wooly sunflower to go with a painted crow on a gourd. The crow will already be painted, but Mary will explain the process. Several color choices will be available for the sunflower. Cost for the class is $35 and the deadline to sign up is February 1, 2024.


CLICK HERE FOR REGISTRATION FORM


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March

2024

       March Guild Class: Trash Can Basket
Saturday, March 16, 2024
9:30-4:00
Trone Memorial Library, East Berlin
Guild member Marilyn Julius will be teaching a trash can basket. The guild will provide the weaving materials, base, and trash can for current members.
You will need to bring your usual tools as well as a sheet of plastic to fit under your water container to protect the library’s floors. There is no cost, but if you plan to attend you must email Marilyn at [email protected] by March 1, 2024.    

PLEASE EMAIL MARILYN TO SIGN UP
BEFORE MARCH 1, 2024


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