Lake Yale Baptist Conference Center

Since 1997, the Florida Tropical Weavers Guild Conference has been held at Lake Yale Baptist Conference Center. To learn more about LYBCC, visit their website. The FTWG Conference uses only a portion of the entire campus. Other groups may be using other parts of the campus. All groups eat together in the cafeteria at the … Read more

2019 Share Your Craft

This is a new activity for 2019! Share Your Craft takes place on Saturday, 10:00 – 11:40 am and 1:00 to about 3:00 pm in the main auditorium. This event consists of short, free demos on a wide range of fiber crafts. Here is the FTWG “Share Your Craft” Demos Schedule for Saturday: 10 a.m. … Read more

2019 Guild Tables

Every year, we offer Guilds the opportunity to display their work. Guild tables are not required to have a theme and they are not judged. Some Guilds choose a theme, others display anything their members have worked on for the last year. This year, 9 guilds will be displaying their work: CharLeeWeavers Drunken Monkey Spinners … Read more

2019 Fashion Show

Come sparkle with us! Show off something wearable you’ve woven, spun, or knitted within the last 75 years — no matter your experience level. Diamond-themed wearables encouraged, but not required. Join us for this fun evening event! Photos from a Previous Fashion Show:

District Meetings

Thursday Evening, 6:30 – 7:00 pmEach person attending a District Meeting will be entered in a raffle to win $25 gift certificate to Georgia Yarn Company or a free one year FTWG member FTWG is divided into 7 districts. The state is divided into 6 geographic districts; District 7 is for anyone outside the state … Read more

2019 FTWG Conference Schedule & Events

Thursday Saturday Registration opens at 11:30 am Breakfast 7:30 – 8:30 am Guild Table set up starts at 11:30 am Fiber Exhibit Open 8:30 am Lunch 12:00 – 1:00 pm Workshop Session 9:00 am – noon Mini Workshops 1:00 – 5:00 pm Share Your Craft demos 10:00 – 11:30 am Fiber Exhibit Registration 1:00 – … Read more

2019 FTWG Diamond Fiber Exhibit

75 years of FABULOUS FTWG Conferences!! Let’s celebrate by showing and sharing with other artists all your excellent work!! Pick your category to SHINE! As you can see, there is often more than one category that you could select. An item can only be entered in one category. YOU decide which category your items fit … Read more

2019 Vendors

We have a wonderful selection of vendors again this year! The vendors are open roughly 1 pm on Thursday through noon on Sunday. Each vendor sets their own daily schedule, but they are always open after dinner until the end of the evening entertainment program. Don’t forget to bring your scissors for sharpening! Visit their … Read more

Circles and Polygons: Knitting Petoskey Stone Medallions with Amy Tyler

Thursday afternoon mini-workshop Skill Level Intermediate.  Participants should be comfortable with cast on, bind off, knit stitch, purl stitch, basic increase, basic decrease. Class Length 3 hours Class Description In this workshop we will knit a medallion that was inspired by the state stone of Michigan, the Petoskey stone. The medallions are flat circles, knitted from … Read more

2019 Conference Fees

Here is a breakdown of the fees for the 2019 Conference: Thursday Mini Workshops For a description and details on these Mini Workshops, visit our Courses page or click on the individual mini in the list below to go directly to that workshop’s information. Note that registration fees are collected as part of registration while … Read more