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 » …

Mt Lassen Fiber Guild Hosting Melissa Harris

Posted By Web Manager on September 7, 2017

Mt Lassen Fiber Guild is hosting a weekend of spinning workshops, October 20, 21, and 22! Please click on the image for full details!

Redwood Guild Fiber Arts Sale

Posted By Web Manager on September 7, 2017

Redwood Guild is hosting a Fiber Arts Sale, Saturday, October 28 10a -4p. Please click the image for more details!

July 28 to September 3, 2017 International Fiber Arts VIII Sepastopol, CA (1 1/2 hours north of San Francisco)

Posted By Wendy Bertrand on August 1, 2017

This fabulous MUST SEE show by the Center for the Arts, Sebastopol in collaboration with the Surface Design Association includes about 17 woven pieces of the 80 works selected from 500 entries, two come from San Francisco’s Loom & Shuttle Guild: Deborah Corsini and Wendy Bertrand. International Fiber Arts 8 Promo   (pdf via my website with … » Read the Rest » …

20th Annual Spinning at the Winery

Posted By Vilija on May 16, 2017

Treadles to Threads Spinning Guild invites you once again to “Spinning at the Winery.” We’re hoping the 20th year of this event brings exceptional weather as well as an exceptional day for you in Livermore’s wine country. This  is a day to spend spinning, snacking, shopping and visiting with your fiber friends throughout the Bay … » Read the Rest » …

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: Experience & Expression Postcard invitation

Posted By Wendy Bertrand on December 7, 2016

post-card invitation from Loom and Shuttle Guild for January13-February 12, 2017 exhibit.

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 » …

Bay Area Basket Makers

Posted By Web Manager on November 28, 2016

Bay Area Basket Makers (BABM) will hold 2 separate basketry workshops in February, 2017. They are open to weavers who are already BABM members, and those who pay the $25 annual membership fee at the time of workshop registration: “Four Inset Handle Basket” is a 3 day workshop taught by Peeta Tinay, February 17-19, 2017. … » Read the Rest » …

Mt Lassen Guild at Butte County Farm City Celebration

Posted By Web Manager on November 8, 2016

Mt. Lassen Fiber Guild Event Recap       Eight members of Mt Lassen Fiber Guild (Chico) participated in Butte County’s Farm City Celebration at Bidwell Mansion in Chico on Saturday, November 5, 2016. A colorful array of handwoven, crocheted, and handknitted yarn-storming pieces fluttered invitingly from the shade canopy, attracting youngsters and their parents. … » Read the Rest » …