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 » …

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 » …

Susie Taylor to speak at Diablo Weavers Guild, Jan 22, 10 am

Posted By JAnderson on January 16, 2016

Susie Taylor will be speaking at Diablo Weavers Guild on Weaving Origami on Friday Jan. 22 at 10 a.m.  Susie has won numerous awards for her creative process of forming origami on the surface of her weaving.  She was featured in the Spring, 2015 issue of Handwoven and currently has a piece in the Surface Design show at … » 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 » …

Talk and Workshop with Donna Druchunas: CANCELLED

Posted By Vilija on August 11, 2012

THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR SEPT. 22, 2012 AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED TO EARLY NOVEMBER 2012 Diablo Weavers and Treadles to Threads Spinners are bringing Donna to our area for a program and workshop on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012 10:30 am for the talk, “Knitting History of Lithuania” and 1 pm for the workshop … » Read the Rest » …

Cameron Taylor-Brown at Diablo Weavers

Posted By Vilija on February 8, 2012

Diablo Weavers Guild is hosting Cameron Taylor-Brown at their monthly meeting on February 17th. Cameron’s talk will be:  Color in Cloth:  The Weaves You Want and Why.” We are excited to have Cameron come and spend some time with us and would like to invite our fellow fiber enthusiasts to join us. From Cameron’s website … » Read the Rest » …

The House For Nomads Tapestries: A Tale of Three Continents

Posted By Vilija on January 6, 2011

A Morning With Michael F. Rohde at the Diablo Weavers Guild Meeting. January 21, 2011, 11AM In the summer of 2006, Michael Rohde spent a month traveling in the remote grasslands of eastern Tibet. The visit took him among nomadic yak herders, seldom visited villages and active monasteries. The trip was timed to allow visits … » Read the Rest » …

Diablo Weavers Guild

Posted By Vilija on August 26, 2010

Diablo Weavers meets once a month, Sept. – Nov. and Jan. – May on the third Friday of the month at the Thurman G. Casey Library, 2661 Oak Grove Rd. Walnut Creek, 10 AM. We encourage new members interested in weaving to join, or any interested guests at any of our meetings. Please check the … » Read the Rest » …