Santa Cruz Handweavers Guild Meeting January 11, 2012

Posted By RWeiss for SCHG on December 28, 2011

Saori: A Glimpse into the World of Unconventional “No Rules” Weaving Saori weaving, often called “No Rules” weaving, began in Japan over 40 years ago.  Its emphasis on creativity and total immersion in fiber and color make it a meditative process that allows for the emergence of new concepts and weaves. Jill Sanders’ knowledge of … » Read the Rest » …

Do you know about the CNCH Sample Service?

Posted By DLaVallee on December 27, 2011

For over 25 years, The Sample Service Sale has had a booth at CNCH conferences. It was started by Helen Pope.  We will carry on her great tradition at CNCH 2012.  Weavers can purchase samples and instructions for all kinds of weaving for a nominal fee and the proceeds from this sale benefit CNCH. Volunteers … » Read the Rest » …

Happy Holidays!

Posted By DLaVallee on December 20, 2011

Wishing you lovely holidays with family and friends, Wishing you time to sip a hot beverage by the fireplace and think about all the good things that have happened this year, Wishing you a New Year filled with weaving, spinning, dyeing, basketry, felting, braiding, needlework, knitting and more, Take a moment to make a promise … » Read the Rest » …

Openings for Abby Franquemont Spinning Workshop

Posted By Web Manager on December 19, 2011

Foothill Fibers Guild is hosting a spinning workshop with Abby Franquemont. It’ll be in Nevada City, January 27-29, 2012. Workshop Description: Whether you have only been spinning a short time or 20 years, you will have fun, learn lots, and come away with customized yarns that YOU want. Learn how to calculate how much fiber … » Read the Rest » …

Turn CNCH 2012 into a stress-free vacation for yourself!

Posted By DLaVallee on December 13, 2011

The Oakland Marriott City Center is directly connected to the Oakland Convention Center where the conference will be taking place.  This makes for the ideal stress-free conference!  Your classes and the vendor’s hall are just an elevator ride away from your room – you can zip upstairs with your purchases and still get back into … » Read the Rest » …

Plan Now to enter the Fashion and Gallery Shows at CNCH 2012!

Posted By DLaVallee on December 6, 2011

Put on your planning caps and start your engines!  Plan now to enter an item (or items) in the Fashion Show and Galleries at CNCH 2012. The entry deadlines are March 31 for the Fashion Show and April 1 for the Galleries, so now is the time to do the planning, order your yarns and … » Read the Rest » …