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Welcome to
Central Pennsylvania
Basket Weavers' 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


2022 A Weaving Odyssey 

September 22-25, 2022
Aspire Hotel  & Suites 
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania


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CPBWG BOARD     2022-2023

President

Sharon Schaeffer

Vice President/ Programs

 Marilyn Julius

Secretary

Stephanie Hamel

Treasurer

 Becci Melcher

Member at Large:
Communications

Suzanne Williamson

Member at Large:
Membership/Audit

Donna Kumpf

Member at Large:
Special Events

Anne Kelly

GUILD MEMBERSHIP


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Membership to the Central Pennsylvania Basket Weavers' Guild is $20 per calendar year (January to December). Benefits include monthly guild weaves (January, February, March, May, June, July, August, October, November) and an annual Retreat in April as well as several weaving locations. The retreat is open to members only. We also host a basket convention, A Weaving Odyssey each September. No guild meetings are scheduled in December. We currently have more than 100 members who reside in Pennsylvania, Maryland and nearby states. We welcome new members! If you would like to "try" a class, before becoming a member, contact the Program Chair (fees may be needed for supplies). 

NEWSLETTER

CPBWG NEWSLETTER

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The Central Pennsylvania Basket Weavers' Guild has a quarterly newsletter which is emailed to their members. For current newsletter, please click link above.

CPBWG
EVENTS
CALENDAR 

Here is an overview of upcoming events. For further information and to sign up, click on the link. Contact program chair, Marilyn Julius, if you have any questions.

12

June

2022

Annual Dye Party and Potluck Sunday, June 12 The Dye Party will be held at Jean Foutz’ residence on Sunday, June 12, at 1:00, rain or shine. The dye is provided; members should bring reed to dye. Also, Jean asked that members bring a chair. The Guild provides the meat; attendees should please contact Jean about potluck dishes, so she can screen for duplicates.
Jean Foutz: Phone: 717.838.6563
Email: [email protected] Deadline to sign up is June 1.

1252 Queen St., Palmyra, PA 


9

July

2022

Saturday, July 9, 9-4: Service project basket and
hair clasp /diffuser

Camp Hill, PA Giant Community Room
MORE INFORMATION HERE


13

AUGUST

2022

Becci Melcher will be teaching the French Shopping Basket.  

Camp Hill, PA Giant Community Room
MORE INFORMATION HERE


22 -25

September

2022

2022 A WEAVING ODYSSEY

Gettysburg, PA


8

October 

2022

GUILD WEAVE 
Pamela Wilson

MORE INFORMATION HERE 


19

November 

2022

November 19, 10-4: Mary Annunciato will be teaching a “wooly assortment” at the Camp Hill Giant.

Sign-up information will be in the September newsletter


Newsletter Archives

Select archived newsletters below.