Betty Vera Jaquard Weavings Exhibit

Posted By MHewitt on January 31, 2011

MONTEREY PENINSULA COLLEGE ART GALLERY PRESENTS: “TERRA ENTWINED” EXHIBIT DATES: 1 FEBRUARY – 4 MARCH, 2011 LOCATION: MPC ART DEPARTMENT GALLERY, 980 FREMONT ST., MONTEREY HOURS: TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, 11:00 – 4:00 OR BY APPOINTMENT (CALL 646-3060) ARTIST’S RECEPTION: Thursday, February 10, 12:30 – 2:30 pm; Artists’ Talk at 1:00 pm SPECIAL TALK BY WEAVER BETTY VERA on Saturday, February … » Read the Rest » …

Handweaving for Garment Construction Series

Posted By BBennett on January 30, 2011

Black Sheep Guild is pleased to offer a two-part workshop series on weaving fabric for garment construction.  Under the guidance of expert handweavers Sharon Alderman and Daryl Lancaster, workshop participants will design and weave cloth that will be used as fabric for a fitted jacket.  In this workshop series, participants will gain experience in: Designing … » Read the Rest » …

Jennifer Moore Workshop – for Weavers and Fiber Artists

Posted By SWoodhead on January 29, 2011

The Reno Fiber Arts Guild is hosting a 3-day workshop by Jennifer Moore – Mathemagical Design – From Fibonacci to Fractals, May, 2011.   (openings available) Have you ever been interested in exploring Geometric Design, The Golden Proportion, The Fibonacci Series, Symmetries and Tessellations, and Fractal Design?  Have you ever wanted to work with these wonderful tools … » Read the Rest » …

Santa Cruz Handweavers Guild Meeting February 9, 2011

Posted By RWeiss for SCHG on January 26, 2011

Our speaker for February will be George-Ann Bowers who will discuss and show her fiber artwork. She combines multi-layer pickup weaving with modified tapestry technique to create imagery inspired by nature’s colors, texture, structure and patterns. She explores the intimate details of subjects such as tree bark, rock formations, or plants in close-up, creating compositions … » Read the Rest » …

Sacramento Weavers & Spinners Guild Open House

Posted By CSutherland on January 18, 2011

The Sacramento Weavers and Spinners Guild will hold their 2011 Annual Open House, “Tradition and Innovation” on Saturday & Sunday, February 12 & 13 at the Shepard Garden & Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA, from 10:00-4:00. Free to the public. We will have displays of items made by members, demonstrations, hands-on, sale of member created … » Read the Rest » …

Stop Being So Transparent

Posted By Joan Pont on January 15, 2011

The Tamalpais Weavers’ Guild invites you the January 17 meeting, 7 pm, Marin Art and Garden Center, Francis Young Gallery, Ross.  Judy Calder, our very own member, is our featured speaker.  She will be discussing and demonstration weaving tansparencies.  If you want to say something more permanent than, say, a Facebook entry that will be … » Read the Rest » …

The House For Nomads Tapestries: A Tale of Three Continents

Posted By Vilija on January 6, 2011

A Morning With Michael F. Rohde at the Diablo Weavers Guild Meeting. January 21, 2011, 11AM In the summer of 2006, Michael Rohde spent a month traveling in the remote grasslands of eastern Tibet. The visit took him among nomadic yak herders, seldom visited villages and active monasteries. The trip was timed to allow visits … » Read the Rest » …