A Gallery of Photos from CNCH 2011

Posted By DLaVallee on November 29, 2011

See what fun a weaving conference can be – these were taken at Sutter Creek: Spin Me a Story, Weave Me a Tale, in May of 2011.  To see yourself in next year’s photos – register now for CNCH 2012: Tradition/Innovation – A Fiber Artisans Conference May 18 – 20, 2012!

Give the Gift of a Fiber Conference!

Posted By DLaVallee on November 22, 2011

Do you have  a friend or relative that loves your fiber art?  Someone who has always wanted to learn to spin, weave, make baskets, felt or try other fun fiber arts?  (This might be you!)  Tell them all about Tradition/Innovation – A Fiber Artisans Conference May 18 – 20, 2012.  If you are really generous … » Read the Rest » …

E-Textiles and Rigid Heddle Weaving with Syne Mitchell!

Posted By DLaVallee on November 15, 2011

Syne Mitchell is the creator of WeaveZine.com and the host of WeaveCast – a podcast for weavers. She loves sharing her passion for weaving with others and has taught all over the country.  Her current focuses are creating garments and innovative fabrics with rigid heddle looms, and using eTextile technologies. She will be sharing her … » Read the Rest » …

Spindles & Flyers to host Joy Hilden

Posted By Carol Gray on November 10, 2011

Bedouin Spinning and Weaving with Joy Totah Hilden Joy Hilden will give a presentation on Bedouin Spinning and Weaving at the Spindles & Flyers meeting November 20, 11:00 AM in El Cerrito. Her slide and lecture program will include: • Her travels to visit nomads in Saudi Arabia and neighboring countries. • Bedouin weaving – … » Read the Rest » …

Do you know someone who wants to learn to weave?

Posted By DLaVallee on November 6, 2011

Tell them about Syne Mitchell’s class in rigid heddle weaving at CNCH 2012!. The class is a wonderful introduction to rigid-heddle weaving and to weaving in general. Students warp and weave off a scarf in a day using gorgeous hand-painted warp and matching weft. Lessons learned along the way include: peg method of warping a … » Read the Rest » …

Do You Feel Special?

Posted By Joan Pont on November 2, 2011

Then you should join us at the next Tamalpais Weavers’ Guild presentation, Monday, November 21, 7 pm, Marin Art and Garden Center, Marin Society for the Arts Francis Young Gallery (on the right at the end of the entrance driveway), 30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Ross.  Our speaker is the fabulous Bonnie Wells.   Her … » Read the Rest » …

2012 Conference Registration is now Open

Posted By Web Manager on November 1, 2011

2012 Conference registration is now open.  Have your selections and credit card payment information ready?  You can register now.

Winter issue of CNCHnet

Posted By Judy Fisher on November 1, 2011

The Winter issue of CNCHnet is now on line.  In it are many articles on clothing construction with handwovens, a good way to get your creative juices flowing and your ‘inner designer’ motivated to construct and enter a piece or two in the CNCH Conference Fashion Show coming up in May. To access CNCHnet, press … » Read the Rest » …