Weave A Real Peace Annual Meeting and Scholarship

Posted By Web Manager on March 5, 2015

WARP Annual Meeting May 29 – 31, 2015 View the Flyer Plan to join us for WARP’s 23rd Annual Meeting – May 29 to 31, 2015, at the Mercy Center Retreat, Burlingame, California, in the San Francisco area. Click here to download the registration form. The 2015 annual conference will bring textile scholars, community developers, … » Read the Rest » …

Get in the Red the Natural Way

Posted By Web Manager on February 13, 2015

  Dye Workshop Learn to prepare a cochineal bath, create multiple shades of red, and come away with a beautiful scarf. June 2, 2015, 9:30-3:30 at Meridian Jacobs Farms and sponsored by Golden Gate Weavers $55 Teacher Rocio Mena Gutierrez   Click here to see the flyer

Marin Show: Art of the Americas

Posted By Web Manager on February 11, 2015

“Yesterday and Today” will compare 150 historic – seldom displayed – California Indian baskets from the Collection of the California Academy of Sciences with 45 contemporary baskets created by CIBA Master Weavers. A major traveling exhibition of California Indian basketry, “Yesterday and Today,”will premier at “Art of the Americas” in Marin, February 20 – 22, … » Read the Rest » …

Fiber and Dye Exhibit

Posted By Web Manager on February 3, 2015

UC Berkeley Botanical Gardens is once again hosting their Fiber and Dye Exhibit, March 7 – April 4, 2015. There are a host of special events for all levels of interest. Workshops March 7 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley      Mycopigments Exploring Wild Mushroom Dyes with Alissa Allen March 14 | … » Read the Rest » …

CA State Fair Entry Open!

Posted By Web Manager on January 30, 2015

California Crafts, the Handcraft, Fiber Art &Needlework and Quilt competitions of the California State Fair invites California residents, 18 years of age and older, to enter. All entered items must have been completed in the past two years. The 2015 Competition Handbook is now available Go to: http://www.castatefair.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/CA-Crafts-Final-2.2.pdf Get your copy of the handbook today to … » Read the Rest » …

Save the Date! SWSG Open House, February 14th and 15th, 2015

Posted By NinaRy on January 13, 2015

The Sacramento Weavers’ and Spinner’s Guild will have their Open House on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 14th and 15th, 10AM to 4 PM at the Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento 95816. Our theme this year is “Spin Me a Yarn, Weave Me a Tale” and will feature demonstrations of weaving, Navajo … » 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 » …

An Afternoon with Four Generations of California Basket Weavers

Posted By Web Manager on September 13, 2014

An Afternoon with Four Generations of California Basket Weavers Friday, September 19, 2014 1:00 PM Free, please RSVP Location: California Historical Society 678 Mission Street, San Francisco I am so proud to extend this invitation to you to attend a very special program at the California Historical Society. On Friday, September 19 at 1:00 PM we … » Read the Rest » …

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 » …

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 » …