Sacramento Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild

Posted By NinaRy on March 30, 2014

The Sacramento Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild is pleased to present Lolli Jacobsen who traveled to the south coast of Oaxaca to view the production of the fantastic purple dye from the purpura pansa shellfish. Only a few people in the world have the skills to extract the dye known in the past as “royal purple”. … » Read the Rest » …

Market Place Vendors List!

Posted By GynnaB on March 22, 2014

Above the Fray-Traditional Hilltribe Art Traditional hand-woven silks and other textiles personally selected from village artisans in hilltribe Laos and Vietnam. Website: www.hilltribeart.com   AVL Looms Inc. World renowned loom and weaving equipment manufacturer, featuring our computerized, table-top loom, the Little Weaver. Website: www.avlusa.com   Bay Area Comfort Footwear Comfort sandals and shoes, made from … » Read the Rest » …

Sara Lamb willing to take 2 more …

Posted By NLAndres on March 16, 2014

  Sara Lamb’s CONTEMPORARY CUT PILE RUG class might be just want you wanted to take and learned that it was closed …. if you are already registered you can change into Sara’s class via the “View or Change your Existing Registration” LINK. Also one slot has opened up for Barbara Shapiro’s A Greener Indigo. … » Read the Rest » …

Sacramento Weavers’ & Spinners’ Guild

Posted By NinaRy on March 6, 2014

The Sacramento Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild is pleased to host Sara Lamb, who has been spinning, dyeing, weaving, knitting and learning new things for 35 years. The morning program will focus on the many aspects of weaving, spinning and dyeing. During the afternoon, Sara will give tips on spinning silk (bring your own fiber and … » Read the Rest » …

Walnut Creek Job Opportunity

Posted By NLAndres on March 6, 2014

So it is official. My job as coordinator for the textile program at Civic Arts is up for grabs. If you are interested in applying or know someone who might fit the bill, pass it on. Civic Arts is looking to expand the textile program, adding sewing, quilting, felting, basketry, all the fuzzy arts. Not just … » Read the Rest » …

Fiber and Dye

Posted By Web Manager on March 3, 2014

          The biodiversity of plant-based fibers and dyes is vast! The University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley invites you to learn more about the world of natural fibers and dyes. From traditional uses to inspired future innovation in eco-fashion and textiles, a walk through our exhibit illuminates the connection of … » Read the Rest » …

Call for Entry – 2014 CA State Fair

Posted By Web Manager on March 3, 2014

Please click here for the full news release. California Crafts The California State Fair competition and exhibit for California artists and artisans in handcrafts, fiber arts, needlework and quilts. News Update Publication of the 2014 Competition Handbook (rules and requirements) has been delayed for a short time. We will send an announcement to our email … » Read the Rest » …