Loom and Shuttle Show and Sale

Posted By Eve Conner on October 26, 2014

Loom and Shuttle Guild of San Francisco  presents a Show and Sale of Handwovens.  November 8 and 9, 11 am to 6 pm.  Part of Open Studios.  Farrar Studios, 1610 Post St. #302, San Francisco.   Wearables, textiles for the home, and scarves

2015 Conference Grant/Scholarship

Posted By JAnderson on October 25, 2014

CNCH is again offering a grant of $300 to one person in each of the five areas of CNCH, Inc.  This is to be used to pay the full early registration to the 2015 Conference at Asilomar, April 9-12, 2015.  Applications are due November 1, 2014 and winners will be notified by November 15.  The … » Read the Rest » …

Knitting with Glass

Posted By Web Manager on October 16, 2014

My  husband sent this link to me while I was sleeping last night. He always looks out for my textile loves! Enjoy these lovely little sculptures. http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2014/10/artist-carol-milne-knits-with-glass/   Here is Carol’s website, where you can see some lovely details and learn more about this talented artist. http://www.carolmilne.com/

Traditional Tea Dyed Silk

Posted By Web Manager on October 10, 2014

Kathrin Von Rechenburg is combining traditional Chinese dyeing methods with high-end fashion designs. Here is a brief explanation of her technique (xiangyunsha) http://www.coolhunting.com/style/kathrin-von-rechenberg-tea-silk.php   For additional photos of garments http://online.wsj.com/articles/designer-kathrin-von-rechenbergs-tea-silk-fashion-1401969604

Home Grown, Home Made, and Awesome

Posted By Joan Pont on October 8, 2014

Tamalpais Textile Arts Guild October 20th Program features Adele Stafford of Voices of Industry Adele Stafford is the creative mind behind Voices of Industry (http://www.voicesofindustry.com) who create hand woven apparel and textiles from 100% domestic fiber, farmed and spun in the U.S. Adele hand weaves each piece on a mechanical loom from her studio in Oakland, … » Read the Rest » …

SWSG October meeting

Posted By NinaRy on October 1, 2014

The Sacramento Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild is pleased to host Joan Ruane, an expert on spinning cellulose fibers. She will be speaking on Industrial Hemp and its use in US history. In the afternoon there will be a small workshop on spinning cotton on a Takli spindle. Tuesday, October 28, 10 am to 2:00 pm, … » Read the Rest » …