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Have you ever been interested in exploring the crafts of history?  Or modern crafts?  We have strived to learn about these crafts as well as to teach them.  From weaving, pottery, knitting, and crochet, to leather work and metal smithing.  We have a talented group of artists who love to work in these areas and share their knowledge with others.  If you are interested, please join us at one of our meetings.  We meet twice a month in Mascoutah, Illinois.  See details below, and please come visit!

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Upcoming meetings:

March 14th:   This week we are learning about different types of weaving.  We’ll have a lot of different types of looms, and some you can even try your hand at, to learn what it’s like to do some weaving.  This is a great opportunity if you’ve even considered weaving, but were intimidated by what it takes to get started.

March 28th: This will be a business meeting; we will discuss several items for our upcoming events.  We will also bring our “changeling” quarterly challenge items.  In addition, we will have a swap night, so bring craft items you may no longer use, so others may make use of them.

April 11th: This will be a day to experiment with leather, and making bracelets, cuffs or small wearables.  We will be focusing on stamping on leather, so bring your creativity.

Upcoming Events:

Other places to find us:

Vine Street Farmer’s Market: (O’Fallon, IL)  We are here several times during the season.

We have various other demonstrations during the year.  Check back and we’ll keep you posted where to find us.

Our Meetings

317 North County Road
Mascoutah, IL 62258

6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Please come and join us!

We currently meet two times per month:

Activity meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.  We usually have a project to work on, or a speaker.  Feel free to bring your own project to work on.

General Meetings are held the last Thursday of each month, except November and December. This is a good meeting to attend to get an overview of what we do, and meet most of the members.

We hope to see you there!

Contact us

To contact us, please send us an email: guild@artisansil.org