All Good Tales Must Come To An End

Posted By KMcPherson on May 22, 2011

Spin Me A Story Weave Me A Tale – CNCH 2011 The story began as spring green dressed the hills of Sutter Creek for 120 fiber artisans, representing 26 guilds, who wound their way into this “Jewel of the Mother Lode” for the annual Conference of Northern California Handweavers.  Gathering their goods from Nancy Fisher, … » Read the Rest » …

Studio 49 2011 Retreat Update

Posted By AMendenhall on May 20, 2011

STUDIO 49 – 6th Annual Retreat  U * P* D* A* T* E WHEN:     October 14 – 16, 2011 WHERE:    Tuolumne Trails in Groveland, CA Although the last day to register for the retreat is September 15, there are several reasons to send your registration form in soon: *    Register by June 30 and … » Read the Rest » …

8 Shafts, 10 Treadles, so many ways to do DoubleWeave!

Posted By Penny Peters on May 19, 2011

Pat Stewart will give a slide program sharing her approach to designing block double weave on 8 shafts, from ideas on how to design profile drafts to techniques for visualizing thread by thread drafts. Included will be a technique for weaving 3 or 4-treadling block drafts (which usually requires 12 or 16 treadles) on no … » Read the Rest » …

Summer Issue of CNCHnet is now online

Posted By Judy Fisher on May 16, 2011

The Summer issue of CNCHnet has been posted and is waiting your perusal.  This issue features several articles on different types of looms and those who use them, as well as reports on happenings within your guilds and in nearby Art Museums.  And be sure to check out the Fishbone basketry article.  The baskets are … » Read the Rest » …

Teachers for 2012 Announced!

Posted By DLaVallee on May 16, 2011

The list of teachers for CNCH 2012 was announced at the general meeting at CNCH 2011 in Sutter Creek! They are posted right here at cnch.org:  click on “2012 Oakland”  and then “teachers” or go to this link: http://www.cnch.org/conferences/2012-oakland/teachers/ . The Conference will be held May 18 – 20 in Oakland, California.  Watch this site … » Read the Rest » …