Hear From One of Our Very Own

Posted By Joan Pont on April 30, 2011

Dotti Day is not shy and will share her creative journey with us at the upcoming Tamaplais Weavers’ Guild meeting, Monday, May 16, 7 pm, Marin Art and Garden Center, Francis Young Gallery, 30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Ross.  From Dotti, My Creative Journey and the Heroes I Met Along the Way In this program … » Read the Rest » …

Studio 49 6th Annual Retreat – Registration Now Open

Posted By AMendenhall on April 29, 2011

TREAT YOURSELF TO A RE-TREAT with STUDIO 49 Imagine yourself in a mountain setting, a beautiful new log building with spectacular views, close to Yosemite and full of the sounds of spinning wheels and the murmur of voices speaking the language of fiber with religious intensity.  This can be yours by signing up for our … » Read the Rest » …

Santa Cruz Handweavers Guild Meeting May 11, 2011

Posted By RWeiss for SCHG on April 29, 2011

Handwoven cloth represents a tremendous investment in time, energy and raw materials.  Working with handwoven cloth requires specialized techniques and adaptations that take characteristics of the cloth into consideration. Carole Beckett is a guild member experienced in transforming handwoven cloth into garments.  At the May guild meeting,  Carole will share her knowledge about working with … » Read the Rest » …

Fourteenth Annual “Spinning at the Winery”

Posted By Vilija on April 28, 2011

presented by Treadles to Threads Spinners Guild In Spring, our spinner’s Guild’s fancy turns to “Spinning at the Winery” This June 4th will be the 14th annual gathering of spinners and fiber growers at Retzlaff Winery in Livermore. The lovely winery grounds and the estate produced, organic wine at the winery are enough of a … » Read the Rest » …

CNCH 2012 committee meeting mini-report

Posted By DLaVallee on April 27, 2011

The CNCH 2012 planning committee met recently.  I can’t divulge any details yet – except that it will take place at the Oakland Convention Center, May 18 – 20, 2012.  Watch this space and our new facebook page for updates starting immediately after “Weave me a Story, Spin me a Tale” in Sutter Creek May … » Read the Rest » …

Spindles and Flyers Program on Cotton

Posted By Carol Gray on April 10, 2011

Guild Meeting – April 17 at 11 AM Fairmont Clubhouse 715 Lexington Ave, El Cerrito Report on Sustainable Cotton Harvest in Los Baños Cotton Project hosted their annual tour of the Lost Baños cotton harvest last November, and Susan will report on her experience.  So many issues surround cotton as an industry and fiber that Susan … » Read the Rest » …

First, Clean up the Garden. Second, Make a Basket

Posted By Joan Pont on April 1, 2011

What were you going to do with all those long flexible pine needles anyway after your first weeks of spring clean up?  Please come and be inspired by Melissa Woodburn on Monday, April 18, 2011, 7pm, Tamalpais Weavers’ Guild meeting at the Marin Art and Garden Center, 30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Ross, Francis Young … » Read the Rest » …