The future of CNCH: Connecting & Communicating

Posted By Web Manager on October 20, 2017

You’re a member of your guild. Your guild is a member of CNCH. Therefore, you have a direct link to literally hundreds of like-minded fiber folks throughout northern California and Nevada! In light of that, the CNCH Advisory Council is ready to launch some new programs if your guild is interested in joining in! We … » Read the Rest » …

July 28 to September 3, 2017 International Fiber Arts VIII Sepastopol, CA (1 1/2 hours north of San Francisco)

Posted By Wendy Bertrand on August 1, 2017

This fabulous MUST SEE show by the Center for the Arts, Sebastopol in collaboration with the Surface Design Association includes about 17 woven pieces of the 80 works selected from 500 entries, two come from San Francisco’s Loom & Shuttle Guild: Deborah Corsini and Wendy Bertrand. International Fiber Arts 8 Promo   (pdf via my website with … » Read the Rest » …

Remembering My Friend, Alden Amos

Posted By Web Manager on December 30, 2015

“A Stradivari of spinning wheels,” and “the best curmudgeon in the world,” is how he is described by the New York Times. Alden Amos was my friend. My enthusiasm for his recent article on “Handspun Rope: The Hows and Whys of an Ancient Craft” in Spin-Off  prompted a letter to the editor. It was an … » Read the Rest » …

Market Place Vendors List!

Posted By GynnaB on March 22, 2014

Above the Fray-Traditional Hilltribe Art Traditional hand-woven silks and other textiles personally selected from village artisans in hilltribe Laos and Vietnam. Website: www.hilltribeart.com   AVL Looms Inc. World renowned loom and weaving equipment manufacturer, featuring our computerized, table-top loom, the Little Weaver. Website: www.avlusa.com   Bay Area Comfort Footwear Comfort sandals and shoes, made from … » Read the Rest » …

Basketry Workshops: BABM Welcomes Novices, Guests, & New Members

Posted By Jill Stanton on January 22, 2014

Want to learn how to twine, coil, or plait using natural, manufactured, or recycled fibers? For folks that want to learn basketry skills for a nominal cost, you have a fabulous opportunity with the  Bay Area Basket Makers afternoon workshops, presented after first-Saturday-of-the-month guild business meeting. You can attend an initial workshop for only $25–the … » Read the Rest » …

2014 Convergence Scholarship

Posted By JAnderson on January 12, 2014

HGA Convergence is July 14-19, 2014 in Providence, Rhode Island.  CNCH is offering a $1000 scholarship for a member to attend the c0nference.  It is not a need based scholarship.  We do ask that you write an article about your experience for CNCHnet and/ or do a presentation or display at the next conference.   … » Read the Rest » …

RegOnline system down: Dec 18th 9pm – Dec 19th 9am

Posted By NLAndres on December 16, 2013

Registrations for CNCH 2014 will not be available during this time period. To improve system performance, ACTIVE RegOnline will be performing system updates on December 18th, 9pm MT through December 19th, 9am MT. During this time, all of ACTIVE RegOnline will not be accessible. This includes websites, registration forms and event management tools. We apologize about the inconvenience … » Read the Rest » …

CNCH 2014 Scholarship Winners

Posted By JAnderson on December 15, 2013

The Advisory Council is pleased to announce the winners: Area1, Mary Brown (Carmel Crafts Guild) Area 2, Eve Burton (DelOro Spinners and Weavers Guild) Area 3, Reba Siero (Treadles to Threads and Diablo Weavers Guilds) Area 4, Susan Kerhouloa Davenport (Sacramento Weavers and Spinners Guild) Area 5, Debbie Elliot (Tamalpais Textile Arts Guild) We had … » Read the Rest » …

CNCH 2013 Scholarship Winners

Posted By JAnderson on January 15, 2013

The CNCH Advisory Board is pleased to announce the scholarship winners for CNCH 2013. The scholarship is not need based and one is awarded to a person in each of the five areas. The scholarship covers full registration at the conference. Events occur at each conference to raise funds for the next conference and you … » Read the Rest » …

CNCHnet Winter 2012

Posted By Web Manager on November 1, 2012

The change of seasons is so exciting! I love the Fall and the chance to bring out all the cozy knitwear again. The light is fading away from the long evenings of outdoor time and sending us back into our caves and to the hobbies that were put away for summer. Wool is nice on … » Read the Rest » …