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 » …

November 21, Dottie Day- Eco Printing

Posted By Jolyn O'Hare on November 8, 2016

For the TTAG program on November 21, long time TTAG member, Dotti Day, will share her experience and research in Eco printing and dyeing.  Eco printing can be used with paper and various fabrics.  Silk and wool are the most receptive to color but cotton and linen can also be used. “Eco printing or eco dyeing is a contemporary … » 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 » …

Hands On Weaving and Demonstrations at the South Valleys Library

Posted By Web Manager on September 7, 2016

  The Reno Fiber Guild is having an event on September 24 to give the public an opportunity to do hands-on weaving and also to provide an array of demonstrations related to weaving.   South Valleys Library  15650A Wedge Parkway, Reno  Sept 24, 11AM to 2PM           We welcome all ages to … » Read the Rest » …

Golden Gate Weavers

Posted By Web Manager on July 25, 2016

Golden Gate Weavers has their second show at the U.C. Faculty Club at U.C. Berkeley Campus thru July 31 st. It is open to the public every day from 9.00 am to 8.00 pm  The Faculty Club itself is a beautiful old Building.It was built in 1902 by Bernard Maybeck and John Galen Howard. You can also eat lunch … » 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 » …