Sheila O’Hara, Saturday, Oct 1

Posted By Penny Peters on September 22, 2011

Loom and Shuttle Guild will host Sheila O’Hara on Saturday, Oct 1 in San Francisco.  Sheila will share her experiences developing her unique weaving structures of early works as well as her more recent explorations in jacquard weaving.  Additionally, she has done  consulting in Egypt, was an invited participant at the Lisio Foundation symposium in Florence, … » Read the Rest » …

8 Shafts, 10 Treadles, so many ways to do DoubleWeave!

Posted By Penny Peters on May 19, 2011

Pat Stewart will give a slide program sharing her approach to designing block double weave on 8 shafts, from ideas on how to design profile drafts to techniques for visualizing thread by thread drafts. Included will be a technique for weaving 3 or 4-treadling block drafts (which usually requires 12 or 16 treadles) on no … » Read the Rest » …

Martha Stanley Workshops in Berkeley

Posted By Penny Peters on July 22, 2009

Loom and Shuttle Guild will be sponsoring Martha Stanley for a series of  four one day workshops over the next year.  The focus of the workshops is the reproducing of the ancient Anasazi sandal.  These sandals are admired for their beautiful symmetical designs as well as the sophisticated weaving structures used to make them.  Space … » Read the Rest » …