Bunny Bonanza with Erica Fire

Posted By Web Manager on December 30, 2013

Saturday, January 25, 2014 Join us for a Bunny Bonanza with Erica Fire at the Berkeley Rep Scenic Studios At the corner of 8th and Harrison Streets $25 per student.   Create beautiful luxury yarn with angora rabbit fur. Erica Fire presents an intensive hands-on class on all things bunny. Erica will discuss sourcing rabbit … » Read the Rest » …

Natural Dye Presentation at Spindles & Flyers

Posted By Carol Gray on April 18, 2012

Sunday, April 22 – Guild Meeting at 11:00  Presentation to follow a lunch break Rebecca Burgess will discuss her natural dyeing, concepts of fibershed and how she pulled together a wardrobe made within 150 miles of her West Marin home. A small group will have spent Saturday with Rebecca practicing her natural dye processes with … » Read the Rest » …

Spindles & Flyers to host Joy Hilden

Posted By Carol Gray on November 10, 2011

Bedouin Spinning and Weaving with Joy Totah Hilden Joy Hilden will give a presentation on Bedouin Spinning and Weaving at the Spindles & Flyers meeting November 20, 11:00 AM in El Cerrito. Her slide and lecture program will include: • Her travels to visit nomads in Saudi Arabia and neighboring countries. • Bedouin weaving – … » Read the Rest » …

Return to Sender Sold Out!

Posted By DLaVallee on October 26, 2011

This is a fantastic year for Return to Sender.  The fiber is gorgeous thanks to Dreamy Goat Design Studio and members are very excited about their batts. Due to the success of the 2010 Return to Sender challenge and the beautiful batts provided this year, we have had a surge in participation.  In response people … » Read the Rest » …

Spindles and Flyers Program on Cotton

Posted By Carol Gray on April 10, 2011

Guild Meeting – April 17 at 11 AM Fairmont Clubhouse 715 Lexington Ave, El Cerrito Report on Sustainable Cotton Harvest in Los Baños Cotton Project hosted their annual tour of the Lost Baños cotton harvest last November, and Susan will report on her experience.  So many issues surround cotton as an industry and fiber that Susan … » Read the Rest » …

Spindles & Flyers Workshop on Paper Making

Posted By Carol Gray on November 1, 2010

Art Paper from Junk Mail A Paper Making Workshop with Frank Mikulastik Spindles & Flyers Guild is proud to present a class for anyone who has ever felt overwhelmed by junk mail.  Frank Mikulastik will teach us how to turn unwanted mail and advertising into beautiful paper.  Bring your unwanted colorful junk mail and advertising … » Read the Rest » …

Spindles & Flyers will host fiber artist Carin Engin

Posted By Carol Gray on March 20, 2010

Spindles & Flyers March 28 meeting: Carin Engin will be the guest speaker 11:00 at the Fairmont Clubhouse, 715 Lexington Ave, El Cerrito Carin Engin is an award-winning fiber artist and workshop instructor who has been using her experimental, playful nature to explore felting and color seriously since 1992. She maintains a studio in Garberville, … » Read the Rest » …

Spindles & Flyers Workshops for 2010

Posted By Carol Gray on January 3, 2010

Twining Rag Rugs with Bobbie Irwin – Feb 20 Weaver, spinner, dyer, knitter, author of several books and indexer of Spin Off magazine, Bobbie brings a wealth of expertise and research to teaching. Spend the day constructing a rug sample using cloth. Time: App.6 hours, exact times to be announced Location: Quaker Meeting House, San … » Read the Rest » …

Spindles & Flyers November Meeting

Posted By Carol Gray on November 14, 2009

Lexi Boeger of Pluckyfluff will be the speaker at our November Guild Meeting: http://www.pluckyfluff.com/ November 22  at 11 AM Fairmount Clubhouse 715 Lexington Ave, El Cerrito Break away from your fine two ply to meet a spinner who thinks differently. Lexi Boeger is the author of Handspun Revolution and Intertwined. She makes unique and unusual … » Read the Rest » …

Spindles & Flyers

Posted By Carol Gray on October 20, 2009

Spindles & Flyers Spinning Guild meets once a month, September through June, usually on the fourth Sunday of the month in El Cerrito. New members and guests are always welcome. October 24 Meeting and Program:   In Search of Lost Colour, A MAIWA DVD on Natural Dyes. November 22 Program: Lexi Boeger, Plucky Fluff, novelty yarn designer … » Read the Rest » …