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 » …

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 » …

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 » …

Elemental Tapestry: Earth, Air, Fire, and Water

Posted By Web Manager on April 12, 2016

  Elemental Tapestry: Earth, Air, Fire, and Water   An exhibition of Tapestry Weavers West member’s work (members of various CNCH guilds) June 13 – September 9, 2016 Mills Building—220 Montgomery Street—San Francisco, CA 94104 Opening Reception: June 16, 2016, 5:30-7:30pm

Traditional Handwoven Rugs

Posted By Vilija on March 15, 2016

Diablo Weavers presents: “Leon Mayeri, owner of Golden Age Oriental Rugs in Berkeley, will give a presentation on recent trends in handmade oriental rugs from traditional rug weaving centers. In these areas – which include India, Iran, and Afghanistan – rugs are still woven by hand, with rigorous attention to detail and a broader range … » Read the Rest » …

Indigo Dyeing – Joanne Salz

Posted By Jolyn O'Hare on February 8, 2016

Joanne Salz will present an overview of indigo dyeing with lots of examples and recourses. She says – I’ve done indigo dyeing periodically through my years as a weaver, but always under someone’s supervision, and hesitated to try it myself because it seemed difficult and tricky. I love the the color and magic of it … » Read the Rest » …

Stitching – Peggy Osterkamp

Posted By Jolyn O'Hare on January 10, 2016

Tamalpais Textile Arts Guild speaker – January 18, 2016 Peggy Osterkamp’s work with Yoshiko Wada about stitching has inspired her, and she will share her thoughts and ideas, as well as bring threads, needles, needle threaders and cloth pages for participants to make their own needle books during the program with their stitchings. Peggy will also talk about mending—as art … » 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 » …

Fiber Sculpture – Carole Beadle

Posted By Jolyn O'Hare on November 9, 2015

Tamalpais Textile Arts Guild speaker – November 16, 2015 Carole Beadle has an MFA in Textile Arts from California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA.  She has received many awards, and participated in numerous juried and invitational exhibits.  Her work is also featured in numerous collections. Artist’s Statement: Permission to express a natural order of … » Read the Rest » …