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 » …

Mt. Lassen Fiber Guild Event Recap

Posted By Web Manager on May 12, 2016

Saturday, April 30, 2016, six members of Mt Lassen Fiber Guild (Chico) participated in Chico’s Blue Oak School’s May Faire. Blustery winds required cement blocks and gallon water jugs to be tied to the canopy legs to prevent take off, while several woven pieces waving gaily in the wind attracted young attendees, aged kindergarten to … » Read the Rest » …

Ruth Anderson – Textiles in Japan

Posted By Jolyn O'Hare on April 11, 2016

Ruth Anderson has been interested in Japanese textiles, especially tsutsugaki (paste-resist surface design) and kasuri (ikat) textiles for many years, and visited textile collections and museums in Japan several times. She is an Advisor to the Board of the Textile Arts Council, Fine Arts Museums. Previously, as Program Chair, she organized lectures on East Asian … » 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 » …

Stitchery – Lisa Kokin

Posted By Jolyn O'Hare on March 13, 2016

Lisa Kokin will present Sew to Speak, a 25-year survey of her work in books, fiber, found photos and sculpture. To see a preview of her work, please visit lisakokin.com. Lisa Kokin lives and works in El Sobrante, California with her spouse Lia, three Chihuahua studio assistants and Bindi the cat. The daughter of upholsterers, Kokin stitches … » Read the Rest » …