48 Days Until the Conference

Posted August 22, 2009 by averyhill
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We have had lots of registrations coming in for the October 2009 conference in Utah. Attendees are coming from FL, GA, MA, NH, MO, CA, ID, NV, NM, AZ and UT.
The excitment is building for the big weekend! The kits are ready and the door prizes are arriving. Everyone is busy making their small projects and wrapping their frog exchanges. And the teachers are busily preparing for their classes.

See you soon!

How to join the NSWA

Posted February 2, 2009 by averyhill
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To become a member of the National Swedish Weaving Association go to  www.swedishweaving.info and register in the site’s store.  There is no charge for joining.

2009 Swedish Weaving Convention

Posted December 13, 2008 by averyhill
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Join us for the 2009 National Swedish Weaving Convention to be held on October 9 – 12, 2009 in Layton, Utah, USA at the Davis Conference Center. 

Register at www.swedishweaving.info  and then book a room at the adjoining Hilton Garden Inn. 




   Arrive: October 9, 2009
    7 classes: supplies, included
    Small item swap
    Show and Tell
    Frog Exchange
    Convention store
    Banquet on Monday night
   Check out, 11:00 a.m., Tuesday morning, October 13, 2009


We have a block of rooms set aside at the adjoining Hilton Garden Inn. The Hilton is giving us a special discount for our convention. The Hilton Garden Inn is a beautiful hotel. The cost is $106 per night, double occupancy which means $54.00 per person per night. (single, three and four person rooms are also available) The elevator brings you from your room to the convention level, so there are no stairs to climb.

Breakfast at the Hilton restaurant is included with the room.

Reserve your hotel room at http://hiltongardeninn.hilton.com/en/gi/groups/personalized/SLCLAGI-SWC-20091009/index.jhtml    This web site is set up only for our convention. We will not be collecting money for rooms. You make your own reservations with Hilton Garden Inn. This hotel usually fills up so please register for your rooms as soon as possible. The phone number for the Layton Hilton Garden Inn is 1-801-416-8899.


Layton is 35 minutes north from the Salt Lake Airport. Plan to arrive in SLC on Friday and depart Tuesday.


Cost: $69.00 (convention fee includes, class fees and banquet) Register at www.swedishweaving.info  and then book a room at the adjoining Hilton Garden Inn. 


Classes: In the seven classes you will have the opportunity to use huck, waffle cloth and monk’s cloth in seven different projects.


Small item swap: Bring a small finished Swedish weave project to swap, such as, a table runner, a pillow, a set of placemats, etc.


Frog Exchange: Have you ever had a mistake and needed to ribbit, ribbit, rip it out? Frogs have become the mascot of stitchers. Bring a small frog item to exchange. Please keep the cost down to $5 dollars.


Meals: Breakfast comes with the Hilton Inn rooms. You will be given tickets at check-in. Lunch and supper are on your own, except for the last night’s banquet. Besides the restaurant at the convention center there are many lovely restaurants close by for you to choose from.


Banquet: On our last night we have a special banquet planned right at the convention center.


Convention Store: You will find lots of monk’s cloth, yarn, needles, books, huck toweling, huck fabric, huck cloth, waffle cloth and kits and more.


We have activities planned for your non-weaving adult traveling companions on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. For these activities, any costs, including travel, will be their responsibility.

Swedish Weaving and Huck Embroidery

Posted December 13, 2008 by averyhill
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