Spinning Silk with Sara Lamb

Posted By RWitchey on March 28, 2013

Sara Lamb will be giving a one-day workshop on Spinning Silk for the Redwood Guild on Thursday, May 2, 2013. The workshop will be held in Santa Rosa with the exact location to be announced. Sara Lamb is a longtime hand spinner, weaver and dyer. She is known to be an excellent teacher, so here’s … » Read the Rest » …

Tapestry Program at Redwood Guild

Posted By RWitchey on December 13, 2012

At the January 2013 meeting of the Redwood Guild of Fiber Arts, the guild’s own Tapestry Study Group will present a program on tapestry weaving, including a brief look at the history, its definitions, and differences from other types of weaving and fiber art, as well as looms, equipment, and technique, and a display of … » Read the Rest » …

Why We Dye

Posted By RWitchey on April 20, 2012

A presentation by the Redwood Guild of Fiber Arts on Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at the Luther Burbank Art & Garden Center, 2050 Yulupa Ave., Santa Rosa. The program begins at 10:00 AM. As a natural dye study group, a loosely organized bunch of us have met for almost 3 years. In the beginning, we just … » Read the Rest » …

“Be Sweet” Yarns at Redwood Guild

Posted By RWitchey on March 28, 2012

Our Guild’s presenter for April will be Nadine Curtis, founder of “Be Sweet” yarns based in Sausalito, CA. She created the Be Sweet Company in 2003 while living in Cape Town, South Africa where she started by wholesaling handmade items to boutiques in Northern California and upstate New York. She now works with several job … » Read the Rest » …

Rag Rugs featured at February Meeting

Posted By RWitchey on January 26, 2012

Judy Fisher, one of our very gifted guild members, will be the speaker for the February meeting. Her presentation will be on weaving rag rugs, just one of her many talents. She will also give a brief overview on the history of rag rugs, which have been very popular in this country since our ancestors … » Read the Rest » …

Annual Guild Retreat open to Other Guilds

Posted By RWitchey on September 28, 2011

The annual fiber retreat of the Redwood Empire Handweavers & Spinners Guild will be held on February 17-19, 2012, at the Marconi Conference Center located in the beautiful State Park in Marshall on Tomales Bay in Marin County. Members of other guilds are invited to attend this relaxing and fun event. For more information contact … » Read the Rest » …

Barbara Stafford featured speaker at October meeting

Posted By RWitchey on September 10, 2011

  The next meeting will be on Wednesday, October 5 at the Luther Burbank Art & Garden Center, 2050 Yulupa Ave., Santa Rosa. Spinner and rug weaver Barbara Stafford of Napa will be the guest speaker. Barbara grew up in southern England but has lived most of her life in California.  She learned to weave … » Read the Rest » …