Black Sheep Handweavers Guild April 15th Meeting

Posted By BBennett on March 30, 2010

Dévoré for Weavers & Knitters Our guest speaker, Anne Field teacher and author from New Zealand, will be sharing her tips and tricks with Dévoré. Dévoré is a technique we are familiar with when it is applied to velvet cloth. With handwoven and machine or hand knitted cloth made of both cellulose and other yarns, … » Read the Rest » …

Anne Field Workshop – for Weavers

Posted By BBennett on March 28, 2010

Anne Field, a popular teacher and author from New Zealand, will be presenting a workshop on collapse weave in April, sponsored by Black Sheep Handweavers Guild. COLLAPSE WEAVE — THE MAGIC OF WOOL (2 Day Workshop):   In this workshop students will weave and finish several samples to gain an understanding of the structure of collapse … » Read the Rest » …

Anne Field Workshop – for Spinners

Posted By BBennett on March 28, 2010

Anne Field, a popular teacher and author from New Zealand, will be presenting a spinning other fibers workshop in April, sponsored by Black Sheep Handweavers Guild. SPINNING OTHER FIBERS (1 Day Workshop):  The fibers covered will be silk, alpaca and mohair. We will begin with observing and discussing the qualities of the fibers and compare … » Read the Rest » …

Guild Scholarship Presentations

Posted By Printha on March 23, 2010

March Meeting of Mendocino Coast Handweavers will feature presentations by our recent year’s scholarship winners.  Elaine Todd-Stevens will speak about her experiences with Jean Pierre Larochette & Yael Lurie in their tapestry workshop and show off her beautiful works.  Pat Campbell will share some Jennifer Moore doubleweave “stories” from her experience last year and CNCH09.  … » Read the Rest » …

Yak Yarn

Posted By Printha on March 23, 2010

The April meeting of Mendocino Coast Handweavers, Wednesday April 28th will have special guests arrive at 11a.m.   Coralee Whitsetts will bring her yaks to meet and greet all members and interested public.  They will graze outside the Mendocino Art Center on the lawn so that we can learn about their fiber and  learn to comb.  … » Read the Rest » …

Convergence 2010 Scholarships Awarded

Posted By JAnderson on March 22, 2010

Two $500 scholarships were awarded recently.  They go to Penny Peters of Loom and Shuttle Guild and Christine Hall of Mother Lode Guild.  There were five very good applications this year. Convergence 2010, July 18-25 is being held in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  Additional information is at  www.weavespindye.org

Spindles & Flyers will host fiber artist Carin Engin

Posted By Carol Gray on March 20, 2010

Spindles & Flyers March 28 meeting: Carin Engin will be the guest speaker 11:00 at the Fairmont Clubhouse, 715 Lexington Ave, El Cerrito Carin Engin is an award-winning fiber artist and workshop instructor who has been using her experimental, playful nature to explore felting and color seriously since 1992. She maintains a studio in Garberville, … » Read the Rest » …

CNCH 2010 Exhibit Hall and Market

Posted By CNCH 2010 on March 11, 2010

The public is invited to come and enjoy the 58th Annual Conference of Northern California Handweavers at the Santa Clara Convention Center on April 9-11, 2010. This event is open to everyone to learn more about textile arts. A visit to the conference will give people an opportunity to learn how fabric is made by … » Read the Rest » …

FIBER AND DYE EXHIBIT AT U.C. BOTANICAL GARDEN

Posted By VThomas on March 8, 2010

Golden Gate Weavers’ Guild is doing a weaving demonstration in connection with the above exhibit. There will be two classes Saturday April 3 from 1- 2 and from 2:30 – 3:30.

March 22, Fieldtrip to UC Botanical Garden.

Posted By VThomas on March 8, 2010

Golden Gate Weavers’ Guild is having a fieldtrip to U.C. Botanical Garden March 22 at 10 am. We will be given a docent-led tour of the garden and then go to view the Fiber and Dye Exhibit at the Garden.