All Good Tales Must Come To An End

Posted By KMcPherson on May 22, 2011

Spin Me A Story Weave Me A Tale – CNCH 2011 The story began as spring green dressed the hills of Sutter Creek for 120 fiber artisans, representing 26 guilds, who wound their way into this “Jewel of the Mother Lode” for the annual Conference of Northern California Handweavers.  Gathering their goods from Nancy Fisher, … » Read the Rest » …

CNCH 2010 Exhibit Hall and Market

Posted By CNCH 2010 on March 11, 2010

The public is invited to come and enjoy the 58th Annual Conference of Northern California Handweavers at the Santa Clara Convention Center on April 9-11, 2010. This event is open to everyone to learn more about textile arts. A visit to the conference will give people an opportunity to learn how fabric is made by … » Read the Rest » …

CNCH 2010 Deadlines Extended

Posted By CNCH 2010 on March 1, 2010

Dear CNCH Registrants and those wanting to enter our galleries and exhibits, We would like to extend the deadlines for the: Galleries and Fashion Show to March 15 Boutique to March 31 This gives you more time to finish your wonderful items, photograph them if still on your loom, etc., and send to the people … » Read the Rest » …

CNCH 2010 Announcement

Posted By CNCH 2010 on January 31, 2010

Unfortunately due to low enrollment, six scheduled workshops have had to be canceled. We believe the need to cancel is a direct result of the current economic environment. If your registration is affected, you have been contacted about your options. The committee expects that the CNCH 2010 Conference will be a wonderful and rewarding experience. … » Read the Rest » …

CNCH 2010 – “A World of Creativity” – Update

Posted By CNCH 2010 on January 21, 2010

Happy New Year, fellow fiber enthusiasts! We hope you had a great time with family and friends over the holidays and are looking forward to an exciting year! As you are starting to look forward into the new year and planning out your activities, here’s a little reminder. You can SAVE MONEY for the 58th … » Read the Rest » …

CNCH 2010 Scholarships Awarded

Posted By JAnderson on January 11, 2010

The Advisory Council is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2010 scholarships.  Scholarships were offered to one person from each of our five areas.  The scholarship is a non-need based award.  They are judged anonymously by at least three members of the Advisory Council.  This year the amount paid was either a workshop or … » Read the Rest » …

2010 Conference Spotlight: Dyeing Without a Dyepot

Posted By CNCH 2010 on December 25, 2009

Dyeing Without a Dyepot This workshop is already drawing lots of attention. Everyone, it seems, is curious about producing colored fabrics without a dyepot. You will explore transfer printing, disperse dyes, and transfer crayons, along with printing, painting, stenciling, stamping, stitching, resist and collage techniques to produce a myriad of colored fabrics and designs. If … » Read the Rest » …

2010 Conference Spotlight: 8/2 Cotton

Posted By CNCH 2010 on December 23, 2009

8/2 Cotton: Versatile, Beautiful and Inexpensive 8/2 cotton is a fabulous thread — not too fine, not too thick and readily available in so many colors and shades of color. Mary Berent will take you through a huge variety of fabrics that can be woven using just this one specific thread. This “round robin” style … » Read the Rest » …

2010 Conference Spotlight: Woven Dévoré

Posted By CNCH 2010 on December 21, 2009

Woven Dévoré Anne Field brings her scholarship and attention to detail to the subject of dévoré in this workshop. You will learn the principals of the technique and the properties of the plant and animal and synthetic fibers that are used as you weave and analyze samples and then plan a scarf to finish at … » Read the Rest » …

2010 Conference Spotlight: Cabochon in Macrame Setting

Posted By CNCH 2010 on December 18, 2009

Cabochon in Macrame Setting Create a stunning piece of jewelry, a brooch or an amulet, by learning to position a gemstone cabochon in a macramé setting of stems, leaves and leaflets and flowers. The only pre-requisite is that you download the double half-hitch tutorials from Marion Hunziker-Larsen’s webpage and practice the technique before you come … » Read the Rest » …