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

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 » …

17th Annual Spinning Day at the Winery

Posted By Vilija on May 4, 2014

Treadles to Threads Spinners present: Spinning at Retzlaff Winery June 7  2014, 10 am to 4 pm 1356 S. Livermore Ave. Livermore $5 entry per person  Spinning – Sun – Shopping Spring is here and that means it’s once again time for Treadles to Threads’ spinning day at Retzlaff Winery in Livermore. We are back to … » Read the Rest » …

Advanced Jacquard Weaving

Posted By Web Manager on April 28, 2014

A Sweet Slice of Weave Structure Knowledge  Can Transform Drawings, Photos, and Text  into a Unique Fabric with a Computer Jacquard Loom. Structure & Image: Computer Jacquard Weaving Instructor: Stacy Speyer at California College of the Arts www.cca.edu/extended    510.594.3710 www.cca.edu/academics/summer/courses/textiles Friday, June 13 – Wednesday, June 25 10 sessions: 10:00a – 5:00p Fridays – Sundays and 6:30p – … » Read the Rest » …