Sacramento Weavers’ & Spinners’ Guild

Posted By NinaRy on September 30, 2013

Lorna Miser, a local expert on dyeing and knitting, will present a program on creating projects using hand-dyed yarns. Lorna will talk about how hand-dyed yarns are created, how to predict what they will do, and how to choose yarns for different projects. Knitting techniques that work well with hand-dyed yarns will be demonstrated. Everyone … » Read the Rest » …

Scholarship Raffle 2014

Posted By Web Manager on September 26, 2013

You have all heard of getting something from nothing and making a silk purse from a sow’s ear. Basically, it’s making something wonderful–or at least nice– out of scraps that might normally be thrown away. Since we are all fiber artists, we all have scraps. The pieces left after cutting out a garment, the thrums lefts after you’ve … » Read the Rest » …

Sacramento Weavers’ & Spinners’ Guild

Posted By NinaRy on September 5, 2013

    “New World Technology Meets Old World Textiles in Egypt and Italy,” is the title of the morning presentation by Sheila O’Hara. In Egypt, Sheila analyzed antique jacquard ribbons and weaving prototypes. She will talk about her adventures in Egypt and explain the various processes involved in the creation of these wonderfully intricate textiles. … » Read the Rest » …

Weaver’s Estate Sale

Posted By Web Manager on September 4, 2013

WEAVER’S ESTATE SALE SEPT 28, 2013 8AM-4PM SEVERAL LOOMS AND WHEELS 48” GILMORE 4 HARNESS FLOOR LOOM with/without bench 16” FLOOR LOOM 60” Glimarka Regina TAPESTRY LOOM with books and videos, 6 and 10 epi reeds 1981 Nagy Wood Spin Spinning Wheel – from New Zealand – treadle broken, with 3 bobbins Ashford Traditional Spinning Wheel with Lazy … » Read the Rest » …

Bay Area Basketmakers Show

Posted By Web Manager on September 3, 2013

Bay Area Basketmakers (BABM) is holding a show at the Albany Arts Gallery 8/31 – 9/15. We are participating in the Solano Art Stroll, Sunday September 8, 9am – 8pm. Come see basketry demos, music and enjoy the ambiance throughout the length of Solano Avenue.