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 » …

CNCH Gallery Show Entry Details

Posted By DLaVallee on February 28, 2012

Confused about which gallery is the most appropriate placement for your exhibit item? Unclear about how which galleries you can exhibit in, or the total number of items you can exhibit and have judged? You must be a member of a CNCH guild or a paid registrant at the 2012 conference to enter items in … » Read the Rest » …

Happy Holidays!

Posted By DLaVallee on December 20, 2011

Wishing you lovely holidays with family and friends, Wishing you time to sip a hot beverage by the fireplace and think about all the good things that have happened this year, Wishing you a New Year filled with weaving, spinning, dyeing, basketry, felting, braiding, needlework, knitting and more, Take a moment to make a promise … » Read the Rest » …

Plan Now to enter the Fashion and Gallery Shows at CNCH 2012!

Posted By DLaVallee on December 6, 2011

Put on your planning caps and start your engines!  Plan now to enter an item (or items) in the Fashion Show and Galleries at CNCH 2012. The entry deadlines are March 31 for the Fashion Show and April 1 for the Galleries, so now is the time to do the planning, order your yarns and … » Read the Rest » …

A Gallery of Photos from CNCH 2011

Posted By DLaVallee on November 29, 2011

See what fun a weaving conference can be – these were taken at Sutter Creek: Spin Me a Story, Weave Me a Tale, in May of 2011.  To see yourself in next year’s photos – register now for CNCH 2012: Tradition/Innovation – A Fiber Artisans Conference May 18 – 20, 2012!

Give the Gift of a Fiber Conference!

Posted By DLaVallee on November 22, 2011

Do you have  a friend or relative that loves your fiber art?  Someone who has always wanted to learn to spin, weave, make baskets, felt or try other fun fiber arts?  (This might be you!)  Tell them all about Tradition/Innovation – A Fiber Artisans Conference May 18 – 20, 2012.  If you are really generous … » Read the Rest » …

Spindles & Flyers to host Joy Hilden

Posted By Carol Gray on November 10, 2011

Bedouin Spinning and Weaving with Joy Totah Hilden Joy Hilden will give a presentation on Bedouin Spinning and Weaving at the Spindles & Flyers meeting November 20, 11:00 AM in El Cerrito. Her slide and lecture program will include: • Her travels to visit nomads in Saudi Arabia and neighboring countries. • Bedouin weaving – … » Read the Rest » …

Two Weeks Until Online Registration Opens!

Posted By DLaVallee on October 18, 2011

Check the website, peruse your conference booklet, check your wish list and invite your friends to Tradition/Innovation – A Fiber Artisans Conference. What do you want to learn at CNCH 2012?  Who do you want to meet?  What teachers have you always wanted a class from?  Now is your opportunity!  Learn a new skill, brush … » Read the Rest » …

New yarn dyeing technique class at CNCH 2012

Posted By DLaVallee on October 4, 2011

Nancy Roberts is a fiber artist who uses her knitting and dyeing skills to create fabulous hand-dyed yarns with the colors exactly where the dyer wants them.  In her own words: “Nancy Roberts is first and foremost a hand knitter. She learned to spin and dye in order to expand her yarn choices beyond those … » Read the Rest » …