Redwood Guild of Fiber Arts presents Lisa Trujillo

Posted By Web Manager on September 21, 2017

        Chimayo Weaving Begun in the early years of the twentieth century, this style is basically two stripes and a center design. The stripes are clearly derived from the Rio Grande blanket, and the center design is an outgrowth of Saltillo tapestry techniques. Along with a uniform texture obtained by the use … » Read the Rest » …

20th Annual Spinning at the Winery

Posted By Vilija on May 16, 2017

Treadles to Threads Spinning Guild invites you once again to “Spinning at the Winery.” We’re hoping the 20th year of this event brings exceptional weather as well as an exceptional day for you in Livermore’s wine country. This  is a day to spend spinning, snacking, shopping and visiting with your fiber friends throughout the Bay … » Read the Rest » …

Jason Collingwood Workshop March 22 – 24

Posted By Web Manager on March 8, 2017

  Master Rug Weaver Jason Collingwood will be teaching a 3-day workshop in Walnut Creek on March 22- 24, 2017, through the Center for Community Arts. The hours are 9 am to 4 pm each day. You may register online at Jason Collingwood Workshop Registration or by calling (925) 943-5846. The threading is 2/2 Twill. … » Read the Rest » …

SHEEP – AN ENDANGERED SPECIES?

Posted By Vilija on December 30, 2016

No, not the Merino nor the Rambouillet, we will always want soft, lustrous wool. And, no, not the Suffolk or other farmed sheep for meat. But did you know that of the 1400 or so breeds of sheep around the world, over one-third of these breeds are in danger of extinction? By seeking out fibers … » Read the Rest » …

TALK BY SHEILA O’HARA

Posted By Vilija on December 6, 2016

Sheila is a weaver of stunning landscapes, dancing sheep, and many other fiber fantasies. She has been weaving since 1976, gradually progressing to working on a jacquard loom. Her weaving then could become much more detailed with some being photo realistic such as “Pomo Girl” pictured here. Sheila’s “Dancing Sheep” have been perennial favorites of … » Read the Rest » …

Bay Area Basket Makers

Posted By Web Manager on November 28, 2016

Bay Area Basket Makers (BABM) will hold 2 separate basketry workshops in February, 2017. They are open to weavers who are already BABM members, and those who pay the $25 annual membership fee at the time of workshop registration: “Four Inset Handle Basket” is a 3 day workshop taught by Peeta Tinay, February 17-19, 2017. … » Read the Rest » …

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 » …

LECTURES BY TWO NORTHERN CALIFORNIA TAPESTRY WEAVERS

Posted By Vilija on September 1, 2016

SEPTEMBER 12, 2016: TRICIA GOLDBERG From Tricia’s website: “I may use one or several photographs [as inspiration], a postcard, a drawing, or a watercolor sketch possibly of a flower growing in my garden. I’m excited by the medium in the same way as I was when I began tapestry weaving. I love to express this … » Read the Rest » …

Class Opportunity – Grass Valley, CA

Posted By Web Manager on June 1, 2016

Foothill Fibers Guild in Grass Valley, CA is hosting a workshop that might interest you. Workshop: Weave to Sew with Diane Palme Thur & Fri, November 3rd and 4th, 2016 Both days: $100 Day One only: $50 Contact bizzd@yahoo.com to register. In this workshop, you will learn to design and weave fabrics to make clothes … » Read the Rest » …

19th ANNUAL SPINNING AT THE WINERY

Posted By Vilija on May 14, 2016

Treadles to Threads Spinners Guild once again invites everyone to our annual spinning day at Retzlaff Winery on June 4, 2016. This will be the nineteenth annual year for this spinners event. Featured are a group of select California Vendors of yarn, fleeces, fiber of all sorts and various other goods a spinner can’t live without. … » Read the Rest » …