Sacramento Weavers and Spinners Guild

Posted By NinaRy on April 8, 2013

The Sacramento Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild is pleased to host Bobbie Irwin who will speak on, “Shimmering Colors: The Magic of Iridescence.” By understanding iridescence, fabrics can be woven that change color as the light and orientation changes. Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 10:00am to 2:00pm, Shepard Garden and Art Center, 3330 McKinley Boulevard, Sacramento. $3.00 … » Read the Rest » …

Sacramento Weavers and Spinners Guild

Posted By NinaRy on March 21, 2013

Laverne Waddington, backstrap weaver and teacher has been traveling the world sharing her skill of weaving on the backstrap loom. The Sacramento Weavers and Spinners Guild is fortunate to welcome Laverne as she lectures on Weaving on Simple Looms in South America. April 4, 2013, 7:00pm to 9:00pm, 2418 “O” Street, Sacramento, CA, 95816. Free.Near … » Read the Rest » …

Sacramento Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild

Posted By NinaRy on March 6, 2013

Rachelle Giffen and Ken Gribble, local mushroom enthusiasts, join the guild to share their excitement of mushroom dyeing. Rachelle and Ken will take you through basic steps in gathering, identification, and will share information on several local mushrooms that are sure-fire dyers and where to find them. In the afternoon, we will look at the … » Read the Rest » …

Sacramento Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild

Posted By NinaRy on February 6, 2013

Sacramento Weavers’ and Spinner’s Guild February meeting. Sarah Jackson, Technical Editor of Handwoven Magazine, will give a presentation on designing garment fabrics. Sarah is passionate about weaving, color, and texture. She loves to knit, and has recently been exploring reconstructed clothing design. Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 10:00am to 2:00pm, Shepard Garden and Art Center, 3330 … » Read the Rest » …

Sacramento Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild September 25th Meeting

Posted By NinaRy on September 20, 2012

Rebecca Burgess, an expert on the art of natural dyeing will be speaking at the September meeting of the Sacramento Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild. Rebecca is the author of the newly released book, Harvesting Color. Her textiles have been featured in the internationally circulated book, Print and Production Finishes for Sustainable Design (2009). She writes … » Read the Rest » …

Sacramento Weavers & Spinners Guild Open House

Posted By CSutherland on January 31, 2012

The Sacramento Weavers and Spinners Guild’s Annual Open House, “Fantasy Fibers”, will be held on February 11 and 12, 2012 from 10 am to 4 pm each day at the Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA.The show is free to the public.Highlights of this year’s show: Saturday Group demonstrations of a variety of “do-it-yourself” … » Read the Rest » …

Sacramento Weavers & Spinners Guild Open House

Posted By CSutherland on January 18, 2011

The Sacramento Weavers and Spinners Guild will hold their 2011 Annual Open House, “Tradition and Innovation” on Saturday & Sunday, February 12 & 13 at the Shepard Garden & Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA, from 10:00-4:00. Free to the public. We will have displays of items made by members, demonstrations, hands-on, sale of member created … » Read the Rest » …

Sacramento Weavers and Spinners Guild Open House

Posted By CSutherland on February 10, 2010

The Sacramento Weavers and Spinners  Guild will hold their 2010 Annual Open House, “Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow” on Saturday & Sunday, February 13-14 at the Shepherd Garden & Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA.  from 10:00-4:00. Free to public. We will have displays of items made by members, demonstrations, hands-on, sale of member created items and drawing … » Read the Rest » …

Susan McGehee Workshop in Sacramento

Posted By Web Manager on December 7, 2009

Susan McGehee will be at Sacramento Weavers and Spinners Guild on February 23, 2010 (lecture) and February 24-25, 2010 (workshop). The workshop is called Weaving With Wire and Metals. The workshop has not filled. If you are interested in taking this workshop or have any questions please call Cindy Geer (209 609 6055) or email … » Read the Rest » …