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 » …

Spinning Silk with Sara Lamb

Posted By RWitchey on March 28, 2013

Sara Lamb will be giving a one-day workshop on Spinning Silk for the Redwood Guild on Thursday, May 2, 2013. The workshop will be held in Santa Rosa with the exact location to be announced. Sara Lamb is a longtime hand spinner, weaver and dyer. She is known to be an excellent teacher, so here’s … » Read the Rest » …

16th Annual Spinning at the Winery Day

Posted By Vilija on March 5, 2013

May 25, 2013, 10 am to 4 pm Retzlaff Winery, 1356 S. Livermore Ave. $5 entry per person Spring is coming and that means it’s once again time for Treadles to Threads’ spinning day at Retzlaff Winery in Livermore. An important change this year is the date. Rather than our usual first Saturday in June, … » Read the Rest » …

Talk and Workshop with Donna Druchunas: CANCELLED

Posted By Vilija on August 11, 2012

THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR SEPT. 22, 2012 AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED TO EARLY NOVEMBER 2012 Diablo Weavers and Treadles to Threads Spinners are bringing Donna to our area for a program and workshop on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012 10:30 am for the talk, “Knitting History of Lithuania” and 1 pm for the workshop … » Read the Rest » …

CNCHnet Fall 2012 is online

Posted By Judy Fisher on August 1, 2012

THE MAGIC OF SPINNING The Fall issue of CNCHnet concentrates on spinning–all kinds of Spinning! Read about how the turning of a wheel or a spindle can change fluff into thread and how you, the spinner, can make beautiful, unique and sound yarns. Just click on the CNCHnet Button above and enjoy the latest issue.

This Weekend in Oakland!

Posted By DLaVallee on May 15, 2012

This is it – Traditions/Innovations is this weekend- May 18 – 20! Call all your friends, work out your transportation arrangements, finalize your shopping lists and COME HAVE FUN! at the Oakland Marriott Convention Center. The galleries, demos, make-it, take-its and Market Place will fill your weekend with wonder! Click here for all the details … » 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 » …