Modesto 2016: There are Still Classes Available!

Posted By Web Manager on March 29, 2016

We are please to announce that a limited number of classes will be available for signup on site. The Saturday classes (6 hrs):  Cost for preregistered attendees $120 For those who have not preregistered for conference  $125 registration plus $120 = $245 Taming of the Hue – Strategies for Color Neophytes  – Robyn Spady Understanding … » Read the Rest » …

CNCH 2016 Registration

Posted By Web Manager on March 29, 2016

Welcome to Modesto! Registration for Field to Fiber is now open: Click here to Register for classes.   Filled Classes: A-01 Leno Structures: Weaving with Doups on 4-8 Shaft Looms A-03 Not Your Grandma’s Dye-Pot B-01 Weaving with Supplemental Warps without a second beam! B-04 Lattice Tray B-05 Introduction to Band Weaving C-05 Warping Accessories C-09 … » Read the Rest » …

Modesto 2016: Marketplace

Posted By Web Manager on March 25, 2016

Build your stash! Replace a part! Explore new accessories; discover new fibers and textile tools! Click HERE to see this year’s vendors! (updated 4/3/2016) Over 50 vendors have been invited to fulfill all your fiber needs with supplies and tools for basketry, weaving, spinning, dyeing, and more. The Market Place can be found in the bright … » Read the Rest » …

Traditional Handwoven Rugs

Posted By Vilija on March 15, 2016

Diablo Weavers presents: “Leon Mayeri, owner of Golden Age Oriental Rugs in Berkeley, will give a presentation on recent trends in handmade oriental rugs from traditional rug weaving centers. In these areas – which include India, Iran, and Afghanistan – rugs are still woven by hand, with rigorous attention to detail and a broader range … » Read the Rest » …

Stitchery – Lisa Kokin

Posted By Jolyn O'Hare on March 13, 2016

Lisa Kokin will present Sew to Speak, a 25-year survey of her work in books, fiber, found photos and sculpture. To see a preview of her work, please visit lisakokin.com. Lisa Kokin lives and works in El Sobrante, California with her spouse Lia, three Chihuahua studio assistants and Bindi the cat. The daughter of upholsterers, Kokin stitches … » Read the Rest » …

CNCH 2016 Marketplace

Posted By Web Manager on March 9, 2016

Members of the public are invited to spend a day exploring the Marketplace, being inspired by the Galleries and learning from demonstrations.  All events will be in the Centre Plaza’s Harvest Hall.  Entry fee is $5 per person.

SWSG General Meeting

Posted By NinaRy on March 3, 2016

March 22, 2016, 10 AM – 12 PM. Kathrin Weber, Weaver and Dyer from North Carolina will talk about the artistic process in dyeing warps. Her website is blazingshuttles.com The lecture will be after a short business meeting at the Shepard Art and Garden Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, 95816. There is no afternoon program, … » Read the Rest » …