The SeatWeaver’s Guild, Inc. (TSWG) 2015 Gathering Overview

“Back Home Again In Indiana Techniques In Wicker

Restoration, Seat Weaving & Oh! So Much More”

Friday, July 31, 2015

3:00-5:00 pm - Welcome to Brown County State Park

Registration - Abe Martin Lodge-Melodeon Hall (All Activities take place in Melodeon Hall) 5:30-8:00 PM: Continuing Registration Home of Andrew


1345 S. County Rd., 150W, Brownstown, Indiana Cell-DWD-217-251-7700

5:30 - 7:30pm

Welcome To The Farm Meet and Greet

All guests are invited for a complimentary cookout, zip lining, swimming, and visiting.

8:00 Executive Board Meeting - At the farm

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Breakfast on your own.

8:00 am Continuing registration

Coffee, Water, and Iced Tea available all day Saturday and Sunday. 9:00-9:15am- President’s Welcome & Introduction-Mindy King

9:15- 10:30 am “You Can Do This” - Basic through advanced techniques in Wicker Restoration-Jill Woods 10:30-10:45 am-Break

10:45 am-Noon - Jill’s Wicker Restoration Class Continues

Noon-1:00 pm Lunch Break - Meal (included in fee)

1:00 - 1:45 pm “Bringing Creativity to the Seven Step Process” - Wayne Sharp 1:45-3:00 pm “Weaving Seats With Natural Rush” - Cathryn Peters

3:00 - 3:15 pm - Break

3:15 - 4:15 pm - “Weaving Seats with Fiber Rush”- Bill Brick 4:15- 5:15 pm - “Creative Uses for Leftover Materials” - Jo Rusin 5:15 - 6:00 pm- Break

6:00 - 9:00 pm- Buffet Dinner (Included in fee) and Annual Meeting

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Breakfast on your own

9:00 - 10:00 am - Panel discussion - ”Running A Successful Caning Business For Fun and Profit” -

10:00 - 10:15 am - Break

10:15 - 11:30 am - “Tips and Tools”

11:30 am - 1:00 pm- Lunch on your own

Noon - 3:00 pm- Extensive chair exhibit “Seatweaving Through the Ages”

Free and open to the public.

1:00 - 3:00 pm - “Come Weave A Footstool” Class- Free.

The public is encouraged to attend. (Materials fee - $25.00)

Print the PDF to mail in a registration or go HERE for an online form.

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