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 » …

Anita Luvera Mayer Workshop

Posted By Ann McDonough on January 7, 2014

Black Sheep Handweavers Guild will be sponsoring two workshops by renowned designer Anita Luvera Mayer. Saturday Jan 18 and Sunday Jan 19, 2014 Day 1: Vested Interest (January 18, 2014) This workshop will present an overview of a variety of vests and the things to consider in selecting one that works best for your body … » Read the Rest » …

EXPLORING THE DESIGN PROCESS WITH TIEN CHIU

Posted By BPaulsen on November 8, 2012

EXPLORING THE DESIGN PROCESS WITH TIEN CHIU NEW DATE — JANUARY 19-20, 2013 Location – Amazing Yarns Summary: This two-day workshop will cover a design process for exploring ideas and translating them to practical designs.  Topics covered include: Exploring techniques and materials to inspire ideas Creating a mood board/idea board to collect your thoughts Translating … » Read the Rest » …

Garment Construction Workshop with Daryl Lancaster

Posted By Ann McDonough on August 3, 2011

Dust off your sewing machine and jumpstart your skills. Make this simple unlined jacket, custom fit, guaranteed to look great and teach you the basics of garment construction. Great for handweavers, felters and surface designers, this jacket looks good in all fabrics and compliments every figure. In this workshop, participants will be constructing a simple … » Read the Rest » …

Handweaving for Garment Construction Series

Posted By BBennett on January 30, 2011

Black Sheep Guild is pleased to offer a two-part workshop series on weaving fabric for garment construction.  Under the guidance of expert handweavers Sharon Alderman and Daryl Lancaster, workshop participants will design and weave cloth that will be used as fabric for a fitted jacket.  In this workshop series, participants will gain experience in: Designing … » Read the Rest » …

Black Sheep Handweavers Guild April 15th Meeting

Posted By BBennett on March 30, 2010

Dévoré for Weavers & Knitters Our guest speaker, Anne Field teacher and author from New Zealand, will be sharing her tips and tricks with Dévoré. Dévoré is a technique we are familiar with when it is applied to velvet cloth. With handwoven and machine or hand knitted cloth made of both cellulose and other yarns, … » Read the Rest » …

Anne Field Workshop – for Weavers

Posted By BBennett on March 28, 2010

Anne Field, a popular teacher and author from New Zealand, will be presenting a workshop on collapse weave in April, sponsored by Black Sheep Handweavers Guild. COLLAPSE WEAVE — THE MAGIC OF WOOL (2 Day Workshop):   In this workshop students will weave and finish several samples to gain an understanding of the structure of collapse … » Read the Rest » …

Anne Field Workshop – for Spinners

Posted By BBennett on March 28, 2010

Anne Field, a popular teacher and author from New Zealand, will be presenting a spinning other fibers workshop in April, sponsored by Black Sheep Handweavers Guild. SPINNING OTHER FIBERS (1 Day Workshop):  The fibers covered will be silk, alpaca and mohair. We will begin with observing and discussing the qualities of the fibers and compare … » Read the Rest » …

Black Sheep Handweavers Guild March Meeting

Posted By BBennett on March 7, 2010

Warp and Weft Painting Blacksheep member Ulla de Larios will be sharing her “exploration in cloth” with us.  Initially, her teen-age experiences with Flemish Tapestry set her on a course to find another way to create images on cloth.  Trying different techniques she settled on Warp and Weft Painting as the ultimate process for creating … » Read the Rest » …

Black Sheep Handweavers Guild February Meeting

Posted By BBennett on February 6, 2010

Bobbie Irwin will be here from Colorado to speak on Twined Rag Rugs.  Bobbie is a popular teacher and author who presented at the CNCH retreat in Sonoma last year on “The Magic of Iridescence”.  Bobbie will have some copies of her book on Twined Rag Rugs for sale. Date:  February 18, 2010 Time: 7:30 … » Read the Rest » …