Tapestry Weaving – Alex Friedman

Posted By Jolyn O'Hare on October 12, 2015

Alex Friedman has maintained a weaving studio for over 40 years wherever she has lived: Hartford, Connecticut, London, England and now Sausalito, California. Being able to create something beautiful from colored yarn and a spool of cotton warp is magical and is the perfect expression of her artistic passions. Her earliest interests were in the … » Read the Rest » …

Workshop and Lecture with Jennifer Moore

Posted By Web Manager on October 5, 2015

Carmel Crafts Guild is pleased to bring Jennifer Moore to the Monterey Peninsula November 11-14, 2015. Jennifer is the author of the bookDoubleweave, and will be giving a presentation and 3-day workshop on this versatile weave.  On November 11th from 3:00-5:00 p.m., Jennifer will present “Chromatic Fantasy: Music, Mathematics and Magic in Doubleweave”.  The presentation is free … » Read the Rest » …

Tapestries and Woven Pieces

Posted By Web Manager on September 9, 2015

Golden Gate Weavers is holding their annual show, open now through the end of October. North End of Central Park Drive Tilden Regional Park, Berkeley CA. 94708-2396 The Exhibit is open to the public Tuesday -Sunday from 10.00 a.m – 4.30 pm

Weaving in a Series

Posted By Jolyn O'Hare on September 7, 2015

The Tamalpais Textile Arts Guild theme for 2015-2016 is Texture!!! Our September 21st Program features Susie Taylor, who will discuss her own approach to working in a series and the many benefits for weavers, in general, to work in a series from economizing time and resources to giving one an opportunity to explore and investigate certain parameters.  … » Read the Rest » …

5-DAY WORKSHOP with DARYL LANCASTER

Posted By Vilija on July 23, 2015

sponsored by Diablo Weavers Nov. 8 [Sunday] – Nov.12 [Thursday] 2015 10 am to 4 pm each day, Clayton [east of Walnut Creek] GARMENT CONSTRUCTION INTENSIVE: Wrap your body in clothing from your own hands. This is a terrific class for those wanting to learn to fit and sew clothing from their handwoven, hand printed, … » 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 » …

Creating Drape in Handwoven Fabrics

Posted By Ann McDonough on June 9, 2014

Black Sheep Handweavers Guild is sponsoring a 2 day workshop on “Creating Drape in Handwoven Fabrics” with Teresa Ruch in August. The purpose of this workshop is to understand how drape can be created in a handwoven fabric. It is a combination of fiber characteristics, yarn twist, the sett (ends per inch), the weave structure … » Read the Rest » …

Advanced Jacquard Weaving

Posted By Web Manager on April 28, 2014

A Sweet Slice of Weave Structure Knowledge  Can Transform Drawings, Photos, and Text  into a Unique Fabric with a Computer Jacquard Loom. Structure & Image: Computer Jacquard Weaving Instructor: Stacy Speyer at California College of the Arts www.cca.edu/extended    510.594.3710 www.cca.edu/academics/summer/courses/textiles Friday, June 13 – Wednesday, June 25 10 sessions: 10:00a – 5:00p Fridays – Sundays and 6:30p – … » 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 » …

Go Fish

Posted By Joan Pont on January 13, 2014

Monday evening, January 20th, 7 pm, step out of the house and join us!  The Tamalpais Textile Arts Guild is hosting Anastasia Azure and get to hear about her woven sculpture with fishing line. Using double cloth technique, she transforms metals and plastics into dimensional weave forms.  She will discuss her participation in a recent … » Read the Rest » …