Santa Cruz Handweavers Guild Meeting, March 10, 2010

Posted By RWeiss for SCHG on February 24, 2010

Suki Russack, an accomplished musician, began weaving in 2002 while a graduate student at San Francisco State College. It wasn’t until 2006 that she found her voice as a textile artist. At that time, she began to explore the female form as a vehicle for her own spiritual growth. She considers her work to be … » Read the Rest » …

Judy Fisher Is New News Editor

Posted By Web Manager on February 18, 2010

We are pleased to announce that Judy Fisher has accepted the new position of online news editor for CNCH. She is a member of the Redwood Empire Handweavers and Spinners Guild. Judy brings vision and enthusiasm to the job, has both online and print experience as an editor, and has a long history with CNCH … » Read the Rest » …

February Meeting Mendocino Handweavers

Posted By Printha on February 14, 2010

The February meeting of MCHG will be a hands on workshop.  Rita Mahoney will demonstrate the ancient art of Shisha Embroidery (commonly known as mirror embroidery.)  Rita will bring a little kit (mirror, embroidery thread, cotton fabric) for each person and will have additional supplies available at a minimal cost.  This workshop begins at 11am, … » Read the Rest » …

Sacramento Weavers and Spinners Guild Open House

Posted By CSutherland on February 10, 2010

The Sacramento Weavers and Spinners  Guild will hold their 2010 Annual Open House, “Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow” on Saturday & Sunday, February 13-14 at the Shepherd Garden & Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA.  from 10:00-4:00. Free to public. We will have displays of items made by members, demonstrations, hands-on, sale of member created items and drawing … » Read the Rest » …

Santa Cruz Handweavers Guild February Meeting

Posted By RWeiss for SCHG on February 8, 2010

Due to storm damage to the Aptos Village Park building, the meeting of the Santa Cruz Handweavers Guild, scheduled for February 10, 2010, will be held at The Simpkins Family Swim Center (Room A), 979 17th Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062. The time of the meeting is unchanged (9:30 AM to 12:00 PM). You can … » Read the Rest » …

Black Sheep Handweavers Guild February Meeting

Posted By BBennett on February 6, 2010

Bobbie Irwin will be here from Colorado to speak on Twined Rag Rugs.  Bobbie is a popular teacher and author who presented at the CNCH retreat in Sonoma last year on “The Magic of Iridescence”.  Bobbie will have some copies of her book on Twined Rag Rugs for sale. Date:  February 18, 2010 Time: 7:30 … » Read the Rest » …

Black Sheep Handweavers Guild Workshops

Posted By BBennett on February 6, 2010

Anne Field, a popular teacher and author, will be presenting two workshops in April, sponsored by Black Sheep Handweavers Guild.  She will be coming to California from New Zealand to teach at the CNCH Conference earlier in the month. Anne Field Workshops      April 2010 FOR WEAVERS COLLAPSE WEAVE — THE MAGIC OF WOOL (2 … » Read the Rest » …

Rainy Day Activity

Posted By Joan Pont on February 4, 2010

The Tamalpais Weavers Guild invites you to join us Monday, Feb 15, 2010, 7 pm, at the Marin Art and Garden Center, Francis Young Gallery, 30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Ross.  Our guest speaker is Carolyn Batchelor.  She transforms painted paper into beads.  These are then sewn, braided and knotted to create pieces inspired from travel, … » Read the Rest » …

Santa Cruz Handweavers Guild February Meeting

Posted By RWeiss for SCHG on February 1, 2010

If you’ve wanted to know more about Navajo weaving, be certain to attend the next Santa Cruz Handweavers Guild meeting.  Guild member, Bambi Jones, will present a program about Navajo weaving.  Based on her studies with Marilyn Brandon at Cabrillo College and her work with native weaver Sarah Natani at Table Mesa, New Mexico, Bambi … » Read the Rest » …