Posted By Web Manager on February 21, 2013

Anita Luvera Mayer is a name that many weavers already know.  Some may know her personally through guild membership or one of  the workshops she has taught over the years.  During her weaving life, Anita’s art has expanded from weaving rectangular pieces such as throws, scarves and shawls  to her current love of lavishly embellished handwoven clothing.  Read … » Read the Rest » …

TEXTILE * GAMES – Small Baskets, Big Rewards

Posted By Web Manager on February 11, 2013

There are many techniques for making baskets and basket makers are like all other weavers; their skill takes practice and sometimes years to perfect. Alternate year conferences can be a good time to try something new and this year we are fortunate to have more classes than usual in basket making techniques. I thought you … » Read the Rest » …

President’s Day Activity Suggestion

Posted By Joan Pont on February 10, 2013

Come out and joint the rest of us for the February meeting of the Tamalpais Textile Arts Guild.  This meeting may be a little different.  We will be hearing out three “left coast” artists and their political voices from Barbara Shapiro.  She gave this presentation previously to the Textile Society of America Symposium in Washington DC last … » Read the Rest » …

Sacramento Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild

Posted By NinaRy on February 6, 2013

Sacramento Weavers’ and Spinner’s Guild February meeting. Sarah Jackson, Technical Editor of Handwoven Magazine, will give a presentation on designing garment fabrics. Sarah is passionate about weaving, color, and texture. She loves to knit, and has recently been exploring reconstructed clothing design. Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 10:00am to 2:00pm, Shepard Garden and Art Center, 3330 … » Read the Rest » …