Santa Cruz Handweaver Guild Meeting – October 13, 2010

Posted By RWeiss for SCHG on September 30, 2010

The Santa Cruz Handweavers Guild is pleased to host Barbara Stafford, a spinner, weaver and rug maker working with fiber from a diverse group of animals, at its October meeting.   Barbara’s passion for spinning, weaving and rug making was awakened 25 years ago during a 6-year experience raising sheep in Indiana.  After returning to California, … » Read the Rest » …

CNCH 2011 Scholarship

Posted By JAnderson on September 19, 2010

CNCH is offering 5 scholarships for CNCH 2011 in Sutter Creek of $285 each.  One scholarship will be awarded for each of the five areas of CNCH.  This is not a need based scholarship.  Scholarships are judged on a blind basis, the only information the judges have is the area but no names or guilds.  … » Read the Rest » …

Golden Gate Guild Fall Activities

Posted By VThomas on September 19, 2010

September 20, 2010: Kate Colwell will show and tell about her visit to Guatemala with Mayan Hands, a fair trade organization promoting economic independence for Mayan weavers.  September 26, 2010: Workshop with Nancy Roberts.  Nancy uses machine knitted silk as a tool for multicolor dyeing, then unravels the yarn for weaving. There are still space in … » Read the Rest » …

News from CNCH 2011

Posted By JMacht on September 12, 2010

The Liaison Luncheon is next on the agenda.  If you are your guild’s liaison I hope you have sent in your invitation and payment to the address listed on your invitation.  At this point in time there are about 14 of the 28 guilds in the organization have responded.  Personally, I am encouraged.  I know … » Read the Rest » …

Busy Season for Fresno Weavers and Spinners

Posted By JMacht on September 12, 2010

Fresno Weavers and Spinners will once again, year 20, present at the largest Civil War Re-enactment West of the Mississippi.  The event is held at Kearney Park, just west of Fresno, annually every fall, usually in October but the actual event date is variable. We have spinning, weaving, bobbin-lace, basketry, needle felting, knitting, crocheting, hair-pin … » Read the Rest » …

CNCH 2012

Posted By JAnderson on September 5, 2010

CNCH 2012 conference will be May 18-20, 2012 at the Oakland Convention Center.   The convention center and hotel complex are going through a renovation both in their meeting rooms and sleeping rooms that will completed this winter.  We are taking over all the public rooms so it will be an intimate situation with only our group using … » Read the Rest » …