CA State Fair Entry Open!

Posted By Web Manager on January 30, 2015

California Crafts, the Handcraft, Fiber Art &Needlework and Quilt competitions of the California State Fair invites California residents, 18 years of age and older, to enter. All entered items must have been completed in the past two years. The 2015 Competition Handbook is now available Go to: http://www.castatefair.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/CA-Crafts-Final-2.2.pdf Get your copy of the handbook today to … » Read the Rest » …

Save the Date! SWSG Open House, February 14th and 15th, 2015

Posted By NinaRy on January 13, 2015

The Sacramento Weavers’ and Spinner’s Guild will have their Open House on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 14th and 15th, 10AM to 4 PM at the Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento 95816. Our theme this year is “Spin Me a Yarn, Weave Me a Tale” and will feature demonstrations of weaving, Navajo … » Read the Rest » …

Call for Entry – Small Expressions

Posted By Web Manager on January 12, 2015

Small Expressions 2015   Call For Entries      Small Expressions is an annual, international, juried exhibition that features high quality, contemporary fiber art. The artworks showcase various fiber techniques such as interlacing, felting, paper, beading, and embellishing done on a small scale. All works are smaller than 15 inches (38 cm) in any direction. … » Read the Rest » …

SWSG Meeting – Leslie Samson

Posted By NinaRy on January 5, 2015

Please join the Sacramento Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild as they welcome Leslie Samson, the author of Completely Angora who will present her research on the history of Angora rabbit fiber. She will be discussing the characteristics of angora fiber as well as humane harvesting methods, preparation, and spinning. Tuesday, January 27th, 10AM – to 12 … » Read the Rest » …