2016 Conference Epilogue

Posted By Web Manager on April 27, 2016

The 2016 Conference of Northern California Handweavers has gone down in the books as a highly successful and memorable event.  Beginning with the Mayor’s declaration of the week as “Fiber and Textile Week”, the long weekend drew a huge amount of attention: downtown Modesto was yarn-bombed with some 300 pieces of textile clothing and art; … » Read the Rest » …

Field to Fiber: Modesto 2016

Posted By Web Manager on April 9, 2016

Check out the yarn storming of Modesto: http://www.modbee.com/news/article70757392.html and a fun video: http://www.modbee.com/news/local/article70740252.html Thank you, Modesto! And big thanks to all attendees! You are great 🙂

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 » …

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.

Heather Winslow – CNCH 2016 Artist and Instructor

Posted By Web Manager on February 22, 2016

“A kestrel can and does hover in the dead calm of summer days, when there is not the faintest breath of wind. He will, and does, hover in the still, soft atmosphere of early autumn, when the gossamer falls in showers, coming straight down as if it were raining silk.” Richard Jefferies Growing up in … » Read the Rest » …

2016 Conference Grant

Posted By JAnderson on February 21, 2016

The Advisory Council is pleased to announce three awardees of the 2016 Conference Grants. We award one grant for each of the three areas of CNCH for a full registration grant. This year we only had applicants from three areas. The winners are: Janice Johnson, Area 2 (Del Oro) Megan Croft, Area 3 (Treadles to … » Read the Rest » …

2016 Children’s Gallery

Posted By Web Manager on January 25, 2016

The 2016 conference committee has added something special to the mix for this year’s conference, a Children’s Gallery designed to introduce young, potential members to the excitement of weaving. Any child under the age of 15 may enter, given that they have a CNCH member to sponsor them (this year, anyways). Sponsorship is easy, and … » Read the Rest » …

2016 Conference Vendors

Posted By Web Manager on January 25, 2016

Classes are always the highlight of conference, but the shopping is always a grand bonus. Here is a list of Modesto vendors including descriptions of what you may find within their walls. Click HERE to view the list!