Recycle! Class with Kay Faulkner

Posted By GynnaB on April 26, 2013

RECYCLE! Silverado Handweavers are hosting Kay Faulkner for a one-day workshop June 29, 9-5 pm in Napa It will be a bring-your-warped-loom event. Fee: $95, Silverado Guild members $75, Class limit: 10 Contact Barbara Stafford to reserve your spot! barbara@barbarastafford.net or 707 224 3229 We are fortunate to have caught Kay Faulkner on her way … » Read the Rest » …

Card Weaving Workshop with Gudrun Polak

Posted By BStafford on October 14, 2010

The Silverado Guild is hosting a two-day workshop on card weaving with Gudrun Polak on November  6/7 in Napa. Gundrun, known for her wizardry with the cards, will be presenting the basics of card weaving with as many variations as will fit within the time and skills of her students.  She will also demonstrate her … » Read the Rest » …

Traditional Lao Textile Lecture and Workshops

Posted By BStafford on July 2, 2010

The Silverado Guild is sponsoring  a presentation and trunk show with Kongthong Nanthanvongdouangsy  in Napa on Thursday July 8th,  and workshops on Tuesday and Wednesday July 6th and 7th. Kongthong is a master weaver who together with her sister owns of the  Phaeng Mai Gallery in Vientiane.  Kongthong will describe the history and background of … » Read the Rest » …

Collapse Weave Workshop in Napa

Posted By BStafford on October 1, 2009

Silverado Handweavers and Spinners guild is hosting Marta Shannon in a two-day exploration of simple collapse weave. Each student will design and weave a scarf using differential shrinkage. We will complete the process through the washing stage. Fun and spontaneous results! Students will warp and weave with an array of cottons, tencels, rayons and merinao … » Read the Rest » …