Save the Date! SWSG Open House Feb. 13 & 14, 2016

Posted By NinaRy on January 4, 2016

  The Sacramento Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild will hold their Annual Open House on Saturday and Sunday, February 13th and 14th, from 10 AM to 4 PM at the Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento 95816. The theme is “Mysterious Fibers – Asian inspired weaving and spinning”. For information call Nina Rynearson … » Read the Rest » …

Tricia Goldberg to Speak

Posted By NinaRy on January 4, 2016

The Sacramento Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild welcomes Tricia Goldberg as their featured speaker at the January general meeting. Her lecture is entitled “From Image to Loom” and her website is tgtapestry.com. Tuesday, January 26th, 10AM to 12PM, Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Boulevard, Sacramento, 95816. For information, call Nina Rynearson at 916-504-0039

Save the Date! SWSG Open House, February 14th and 15th, 2015

Posted By NinaRy on January 13, 2015

The Sacramento Weavers’ and Spinner’s Guild will have their Open House on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 14th and 15th, 10AM to 4 PM at the Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento 95816. Our theme this year is “Spin Me a Yarn, Weave Me a Tale” and will feature demonstrations of weaving, Navajo … » Read the Rest » …

SWSG Meeting – Leslie Samson

Posted By NinaRy on January 5, 2015

Please join the Sacramento Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild as they welcome Leslie Samson, the author of Completely Angora who will present her research on the history of Angora rabbit fiber. She will be discussing the characteristics of angora fiber as well as humane harvesting methods, preparation, and spinning. Tuesday, January 27th, 10AM – to 12 … » Read the Rest » …

Sacramento Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild

Posted By NinaRy on March 30, 2014

The Sacramento Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild is pleased to present Lolli Jacobsen who traveled to the south coast of Oaxaca to view the production of the fantastic purple dye from the purpura pansa shellfish. Only a few people in the world have the skills to extract the dye known in the past as “royal purple”. … » Read the Rest » …

Sacramento Weavers’ & Spinners’ Guild

Posted By NinaRy on March 6, 2014

The Sacramento Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild is pleased to host Sara Lamb, who has been spinning, dyeing, weaving, knitting and learning new things for 35 years. The morning program will focus on the many aspects of weaving, spinning and dyeing. During the afternoon, Sara will give tips on spinning silk (bring your own fiber and … » Read the Rest » …

Sacramento Weavers’ & Spinners’ Guild Open House

Posted By NinaRy on February 6, 2014

  The theme this year is: Fire Weave Saturday and Sunday, February 8 and 9, 2014, 10am to 4pm, Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA, 95816 Highlights Include: • Fiber Display featuring non-traditional materials such as tencel, soy, wire, paper • Spinning demonstrations – a wide variety of fibers and equipment. … » Read the Rest » …

Sacramento Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild

Posted By NinaRy on February 5, 2014

  Sacramento Weaver’s & Spinner’s Guild welcomes a presentation by Gudrun Polak  – Introduction to Card Weaving: Discover Card Weaving: Ancient Technique – Modern Delight. Using simple tools, a set of square cards, a small shuttle, and any kind of smooth yarn, the technique called card weaving or tablet weaving allows you to create bands … » Read the Rest » …

Sacramento Weavers’ & Spinners’ Guild

Posted By NinaRy on September 5, 2013

    “New World Technology Meets Old World Textiles in Egypt and Italy,” is the title of the morning presentation by Sheila O’Hara. In Egypt, Sheila analyzed antique jacquard ribbons and weaving prototypes. She will talk about her adventures in Egypt and explain the various processes involved in the creation of these wonderfully intricate textiles. … » Read the Rest » …

Sheila O’Hara workshop – September 21 – 23

Posted By Web Manager on August 30, 2013

Turning over a New Leaf – or Petal! Enjoy three days of learning with Sheila O’Hara September 21 – 23, 2013 Get hands-on weaving experience in the unique multiple warp weave structure that Sheila O’Hara has developed. Students will create an 8 shaft reversible scarf on table looms they will bring pre-warped to class. 8 … » Read the Rest » …