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 » …

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 » …

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 » …

Save the Date! SWSG Open House Feb. 13 & 14, 2016

Posted By NinaRy on January 4, 2016

  The Sacramento Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild will hold their Annual Open House on Saturday and Sunday, February 13th and 14th, from 10 AM to 4 PM at the Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento 95816. The theme is “Mysterious Fibers – Asian inspired weaving and spinning”. For information call Nina Rynearson … » Read the Rest » …

PLYING TECHNIQUES WORKSHOP with SARAH ANDERSON

Posted By Vilija on March 21, 2015

  If you are not able to attend CNCH’s beautiful Asilomar Conference, Treadles to Threads is offering this workshop at two different locations after Sarah’s stint at Asilomar. Sarah is a wonderful teacher and all around spinning enthusiast. You may have seen her books and videos which are great and quite popular right now. Here is your … » 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 » …

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 » …

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 » …

MOTHER LODE WEAVERS & SPINNERS DRIVEWAY SALE

Posted By AMendenhall on April 19, 2014

SATURDAY, MAY 17, 2014 10:00 AM TO 1:00 PM   rain or shine LOCATION:  The Weaving Studio at Nancy Horne’s (Sonora) Sale includes, but is not limited to: Floor Looms        4 harness/6 treadle Gilmore-style, weaving width 36” — $150 obo        4H/4T HM Stuart counter-balance, weaving width 20” — $75        4H/6T Bergman counter-marche, weaving … » Read the Rest » …

Workshop alert – Cotton Spinning with Joan Ruane

Posted By Web Manager on January 27, 2014

COTTON SPINNING MADE EASY – INTRODUCTION TO COTTON SPINNING  Foothill Fibers Guild is hosting a one-day Cotton Spinning workshop with renown instructor, Joan Ruane. Date: Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 Time: 9am-4pm Location: Nevada City Vet’s Hall Cost: $60 plus $8 materials fee Workshop Description: This class is a basic introduction to cotton spinning. It is designed to show how … » Read the Rest » …