WOVEN TOGETHER, a fiber art exhibit, Jan 13-Feb 12, 2017

Posted By Wendy Bertrand on October 26, 2016

This is a fiber art exhibit in the San Francisco Bay Area. Please join Loom and Shuttle members in celebrating the fine craft of hand weaving and fiber art. WOVEN TOGETHER: Experience & Expression Open and free to all, ample parking, and wheelchair accessible Sanchez Art Center/East Gallery 1220-B Linda Mar Blvd. Pacifica, California Opening:  7-9pm … » 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 » …

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 » …

Coastal Marin Fiber Extravaganza

Posted By Web Manager on September 24, 2014

September 25 till October 10 Opening Reception Friday Sept. 26th, 3 – 6 pm   Black Mountain Artisans will highlight 3 Bolinas Fiber Artists with individual and collaborative works! Charmaine Krieger – Woven & Knitwear Artist Patricia Briceno – Felt and Dye Artist Marlie de Swart – Knitwear and Clothing Designer There will be woven, … » Read the Rest » …

Creating Drape in Handwoven Fabrics

Posted By Ann McDonough on June 9, 2014

Black Sheep Handweavers Guild is sponsoring a 2 day workshop on “Creating Drape in Handwoven Fabrics” with Teresa Ruch in August. The purpose of this workshop is to understand how drape can be created in a handwoven fabric. It is a combination of fiber characteristics, yarn twist, the sett (ends per inch), the weave structure … » Read the Rest » …

Silk Road Caravan Sale

Posted By Eve Conner on June 8, 2014

Sponsored by the Textile Arts Council of the de Young Museum A generous percentage of each sale benefits the TAC. Saturday and Sunday, June 21 and 22, 10am -4pm. Open House 676 Santa Rosa Avenue, Berkeley. A very special two-day sale of Central Asian textiles from the extensive private collection of Bay Area collector Susan … » Read the Rest » …

Loom and Shuttle June 2014 Meeting

Posted By Eve Conner on May 13, 2014

The next Loom and Shuttle Guild meeting on June 7 will feature  morning and afternoon programs by Robyn Spady.    Visit the Loom and Shuttle website for details

Tradition, Innovation, and Inspirations of a Contemporary Navajo Weaver

Posted By Web Manager on May 12, 2014

              THE 10TH ANNUAL CAROL WALTER SINTON PROGRAM FOR CRAFT ART: Tradition, Innovation, and Inspirations of a Contemporary Navajo Weaver A lecture by D. Y. Begay Saturday, May 17, 2014 – 10AM, Koret Auditorium, de Young Museum, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA.   The Textile Arts Council of … » Read the Rest » …

Let Baskets Inspire You

Posted By Web Manager on May 7, 2014

              San Luis Obispo Museum of Art will be hosting a basketry workshop, “Let Baskets Inspire You” with CNCH weaver Barbara Shapiro from July 25-27… Details about the workshop can be found on the museum’s Adult Workshops page (www.sloma.org/education/workshops.php). All levels of fiber and textile artists are welcomed and the registration covers the cost of most materials. The three-day … » Read the Rest » …

We’d Love To Get You Excited About Basketry!!

Posted By Jill Stanton on May 7, 2014

On Saturday, June 7, 2014, members of the Bay Area Basket Makers (BABM) will teach two workshops at the Caning Shop in Berkeley beginning at 12:30. Introduction to Basketry: Twining: Learn to twine with your choice of provided materials, and complete an easy but satisfying basket in 3 hours or less. Three simple basket starts … » Read the Rest » …