More Vendors for CNCH 2012!

Posted By DLaVallee on February 14, 2012

The Market Place committee for CNCH 2012 has been busy and the contracts are coming back from the vendors!  This is the second of three weeks I’ll be blogging about the early vendors. (This is the end of the alphabet – beginning of the alphabet and some new vendors next week!) This website has a full listing of the vendors to date and more will appear on the list as the contracts are finalized (click on: www.cnch.org/conferences/2012-oakland/the-market-place/.  So check back often.

Day registrants will have full access to The Market Place on May 19 & 20, full registrants get an early look on the afternoon of the 18th.  Watch for more info for day registrants in April.

Newton’s Yarn Country  www.Newtons.com Yarns and weaving and knitting supplies.

Redfish Dyeworks  www.redfishdyeworks.com Hand dyed silk yarn and silk blends in yarn and fiber. From their website:  “We are a small company that dyes silk and silk-blend yarn, fiber, and fabric by hand…. We attempt to bring the widest possible range of color choices to weavers and other fiber people.”

Sincere Sheep  www.sinceresheep.com Naturally dyed yarns, fibers, books, patterns and spindles.  “Naturally beautiful fibers and yarns” including Merino, silk, Cashmere, linen, and various wools.

Teresa Ruch Designs  www.teresaruchdesigns.com Hand dyed and painted yarns and fibers in intense colors.  Bamboo, tencel, alpaca/silk, and wool for spinning, weaving and knitting. Kits. On her website Teresa says “I have a passion for color and this shows in my work”.

Terilyn Needleart.com  www.terilynNeedleart.com Lace knitting patterns, including original designs, yarn, drop spindles, and spinning fiber.  From the Terilyn website:  “Creating beautiful and useful items by hand has always been an important part of our lives.”

Three Springs Handworks   www.3springshandworks.com Handwoven wallhangings and accessories, wood textile tools, natural dye materials, lathe-turned bowls.

Tootsie P Yarns  www.tootsiep.com Yarns, silk, needles, kits, felting supplies.  From the TootsieP website:  “it’s my passion .. combining hand dyed & commercial yarns by color and texture. I offer these palettes beautifully packaged….”

Twisted Sunshine Design Studio www. twistedsun.etsy.com Fiber, roving, batts, locks, yarn, spindles, stitch markers and bags  From the etsy shop profile:  “I dye in small batches and have may one of a kind color ways.”

Unicorn Books and Textiles   www.unicornbooks.com books, weaving equipment, yarns, swifts, ball winders

Village Spinning and Weaving  www.villagespinweave.com books, looms, weaving equipment, spinning equipment, yarns.  This is the spinning and weaving shop in picturesque Solvang – coming to Oakland with their stock of fibers arts equipment for the conference.

Start your shopping lists now!  Contact the vendors and let them know that you are excited that they will be coming to Oakland and please support them with your shopping dollars – they are making the efforts to bring their wares to us.  Invite all your fiber friends to come to The Market Place – there are items for knitters, crocheters, embroiderers, fiber artists, jewelry makers, quilters, and those who love to wear and use wonderful textiles and jewelry.

If you are a fiber arts vendor and would like to be a part of The Market Place – check the contacts section of the conference website for the Vendor/Market Place committee.