CNCH Web Manager Opening

Posted By CNCH Advisory Council on May 26, 2012

CNCH Web Manager Position – Open Job Posting (Deadline extended to June 20th) The CNCH website,, is an important link to CNCH members and an extension to the fiber community as well. The Web Manager position is now being posted following the resignation of the current Web Manager. The primary functions are to maintain … » Read the Rest » …

Details, details, details – to make the conference easier!

Posted By DLaVallee on May 8, 2012

Location and Transportation: The Marriott hotel and the convention center are located between Clay and Broadway and between 10th and 11th in Oakland. The entrance to the West Exhibition Hall is on 10th St. midway between Clay and Broadway. If you take BART the Marriott is across the street from the 11th street exit from … » Read the Rest » …

Come Share in the Fun at Traditions/Innovations!

Posted By DLaVallee on May 1, 2012

There are still plenty of opportunities to be a participant in the conference May 18 – 20- 2012! Check out the volunteer sign up page here, to find a job and a slot that fits your time and talents.  Volunteering for 2 hours earns you a free day pass! The Make-it, Take-it activities in the … » Read the Rest » …

Invite all your friends to The Market Place at CNCH!

Posted By DLaVallee on April 17, 2012

There will be lots to see and do as a Day Visitor at Traditions/Innovations – A Fiber Artisans Market Place – May 19 & 20, 2012 at the Oakland Convention Center! Click here for Day Registrant info and a $ off coupon. Make-it,Take-it Opportunities in the Vendor Hall: CD-spindle spinning, Finger-braiding, Kumihimo braiding, Saori weaving, … » Read the Rest » …

Gallery and Fashion Show Entry Deadlines Extended!

Posted By DLaVallee on April 5, 2012

Entry deadlines for the Fashion Show and the Galleries have been extended to May 1, 2012! If you were thinking of entering, and just didn’t get that entry in the mail, or the item is still on the loom, or still being sewn – now is your chance!  Fill out the form and get it … » Read the Rest » …

Deadlines and Details for Return to Sender:

Posted By DLaVallee on April 3, 2012

A spinning challenge! “Return to Sender” is an event where spinners create unique and wonderful yarn with fiber especially hand dyed just for the 2012 Conference. The finished yarn is returned to CNCH to be judged (optional) and displayed at the conference. This year we have chosen Blue Faced Leicester and Tussah silk (85/15) dyed … » Read the Rest » …

Quick Reminder – Gallery & Fashion Show Entries Due!

Posted By DLaVallee on March 29, 2012

Entries for the galleries and fashion show for CNCH 2012 are due on Monday, April 2nd!  Tomorrow is the day to get them in the mail! Return to Sender and Return of Return to Sender are due a bit later – watch for details.

Exciting Additions to the Market Place!

Posted By DLaVallee on March 27, 2012

More Wonderful Vendors have signed up to be at the Market Place! Becky Caracao Designs Handmade lampwork buttons, beads, and unique whimsical jewelry Faerie Mountain Fibers various dyed wools, batts, wood spindles, nostes felting supplies Gilmore Looms jack floor looms, inkle and belt looms, spinning wheels, weaving equipment and accessories Glimakra USA … » Read the Rest » …

The Newest Additions to the CNCH 2012 Market Place:

Posted By DLaVallee on March 15, 2012

More shops are signing on to be a part of the fabulous Market Place in Oakland in May: Bay Area Comfort Footwear –  Incredibly comfortable sandals and shoes that can be customized for specific foot needs.  Choice of 60 leathers.  Family owned. Carolina Homespun –   Spinning, weaving, knitting supplies and equipment including spinning wheels, … » Read the Rest » …

Donate to the Sample Service!

Posted By DLaVallee on March 13, 2012

For over 25 years, The Sample Service Sale has had a booth at CNCH conferences. It was started by Helen Pope.  We will carry on her great tradition at CNCH 2012.  Weavers can purchase samples and instructions for all kinds of weaving for a nominal fee and the proceeds from this sale benefit CNCH. Volunteers … » Read the Rest » …