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The SeatWeavers’ Guild–7th Annual Gathering

The SeatWeavers’ Guild–7th Annual Gathering

The SeatWeavers’ Guild, Inc.® 7th Annual Gathering is almost here! Starts Friday, July 25th and ends on Sunday, July 27, 2014. TSWG members are driving from all across the nation to attend the Gathering and annual meeting, which is being held at the Old Sturbridge Village in Sturbridge, MA. Are you going and if so, will you be coming from the farthest away point? This […]

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Greetings from TSWG 6th Annual Gathering in Georgia

Greetings from TSWG 6th Annual Gathering in Georgia

  Video Greetings from Georgia Gathering Attendees Sadly, I was not able to attend this year’s 6th Annual Gathering of The SeatWeavers’ Guild, Inc.® in Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia and this being the seventh year since our formation, with a record number of attendees, really bummed me out. However, I was delighted when I opened my email yesterday to find this lovely video from the 40+ […]

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Chair Caning Community Mourns the Passing of Tom Holtkamp

Chair Caning Community Mourns the Passing of Tom Holtkamp

MONDAY MENTION–The chair caning community and especially the members of The SeatWeavers’ Guild, Inc. is mourning the loss of one of our brightest stars, Tom Holtkamp. Although his star shone brightly for 77 years, it went out on Thursday, March 15th and will shine no more. His kind and caring soul with his zest for life and teaching will be remembered for many years to come. Tom […]

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The SeatWeavers’ Guild 5th Annual Gathering

The SeatWeavers’ Guild 5th Annual Gathering

MONDAY MENTION — The SeatWeavers’ Guild, Inc. , the first and only chair caning guild in North America, will hold their 5th Annual Gathering this summer in Eagle, Wisconsin on the grounds of Old World Wisconsin on August 3-5, 2012. Mark your calendars and save the dates, we’re hoping to have the biggest and best turnout yet!   During the weekend our members will be […]

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Seatweaving and Chair Caning Forum

Seatweaving and Chair Caning Forum

If you are a chair caner and want to be connected with others in the field, be sure to register and join the discussion board forum that’s been set up just for you! Here are some of the statistics for the last couple months. Pop on over to the site and see what all is being discussed–we’re waiting to meet you! Seatweaving & Chair Caning […]

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Mammaw’s Rocker Revival

FRIDAY FEATURE–Recently Mindy King, Vice President of The SeatWeavers’ Guild, Inc., taught a splint seat weaving class at Woodcraft in Parkersburg, West Virgina. The kind folks at Woodcraft made a wonderful video documenting the restoration of “Mammaw’s Rocker” and subsequent seat weaving class. Click above on this blog title to Read More and see the video. Enjoy!   LIKE THIS POST? Subscribe to get updates!

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Chair Caning in Hickory, North Carolina

Chair Caning in Hickory, North Carolina

MONDAY MENTION–Chair Caning We just added another chair caning expert to the National Furniture Repair Directory™ in the Seatweaving section on WickerWoman.com! Dick Knotts, owner of The Seat Doktor, has been weaving for over 10 years and will be more than happy to repair any of your chair caning projects! He’s also a brand new member of The SeatWeavers’ Guild, Inc. and we’re so glad […]

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Great chair caning fun at TSWG 4th Annual Gathering

Great chair caning fun at TSWG 4th Annual Gathering

Join us this weekend at the 4th Annual Gathering of The SeatWeavers’ Guild, Inc. (TWSG) in Noblesville, Indiana when we present to the public an afternoon of chair caning fun! Several members of our chair caning guild will be giving chair seat weaving demonstrations all having to do with our “Over the Rail Chair Seat Weaving” theme for this Gathering. And we will be presenting […]

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TSWG Journal sent to members!

TSWG Journal sent to members!

Just wanted to let all members of The SeatWeavers’ Guild, Inc. know that the latest quarterly issue of the Seatweavers’ Journal was sent out by email and postal mail to all members on Wednesday, January 19th. So, if you have not received yours yet, be sure to let our editor, Bonnie Rashleigh know about the problem ASAP. Email her at seatweaversnews@gmail.com Great featured article on […]

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