November 21, Dottie Day- Eco Printing

Posted By Jolyn O'Hare on November 8, 2016

For the TTAG program on November 21, long time TTAG member, Dotti Day, will share her experience and research in Eco printing and dyeing.  Eco printing can be used with paper and various fabrics.  Silk and wool are the most receptive to color but cotton and linen can also be used. “Eco printing or eco dyeing is a contemporary … » Read the Rest » …

Ruth Anderson – Textiles in Japan

Posted By Jolyn O'Hare on April 11, 2016

Ruth Anderson has been interested in Japanese textiles, especially tsutsugaki (paste-resist surface design) and kasuri (ikat) textiles for many years, and visited textile collections and museums in Japan several times. She is an Advisor to the Board of the Textile Arts Council, Fine Arts Museums. Previously, as Program Chair, she organized lectures on East Asian … » Read the Rest » …

Stitchery – Lisa Kokin

Posted By Jolyn O'Hare on March 13, 2016

Lisa Kokin will present Sew to Speak, a 25-year survey of her work in books, fiber, found photos and sculpture. To see a preview of her work, please visit lisakokin.com. Lisa Kokin lives and works in El Sobrante, California with her spouse Lia, three Chihuahua studio assistants and Bindi the cat. The daughter of upholsterers, Kokin stitches … » Read the Rest » …

Indigo Dyeing – Joanne Salz

Posted By Jolyn O'Hare on February 8, 2016

Joanne Salz will present an overview of indigo dyeing with lots of examples and recourses. She says – I’ve done indigo dyeing periodically through my years as a weaver, but always under someone’s supervision, and hesitated to try it myself because it seemed difficult and tricky. I love the the color and magic of it … » Read the Rest » …

Stitching – Peggy Osterkamp

Posted By Jolyn O'Hare on January 10, 2016

Tamalpais Textile Arts Guild speaker – January 18, 2016 Peggy Osterkamp’s work with Yoshiko Wada about stitching has inspired her, and she will share her thoughts and ideas, as well as bring threads, needles, needle threaders and cloth pages for participants to make their own needle books during the program with their stitchings. Peggy will also talk about mending—as art … » Read the Rest » …

Fiber Sculpture – Carole Beadle

Posted By Jolyn O'Hare on November 9, 2015

Tamalpais Textile Arts Guild speaker – November 16, 2015 Carole Beadle has an MFA in Textile Arts from California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA.  She has received many awards, and participated in numerous juried and invitational exhibits.  Her work is also featured in numerous collections. Artist’s Statement: Permission to express a natural order of … » Read the Rest » …

Tapestry Weaving – Alex Friedman

Posted By Jolyn O'Hare on October 12, 2015

Alex Friedman has maintained a weaving studio for over 40 years wherever she has lived: Hartford, Connecticut, London, England and now Sausalito, California. Being able to create something beautiful from colored yarn and a spool of cotton warp is magical and is the perfect expression of her artistic passions. Her earliest interests were in the … » Read the Rest » …

Weaving in a Series

Posted By Jolyn O'Hare on September 7, 2015

The Tamalpais Textile Arts Guild theme for 2015-2016 is Texture!!! Our September 21st Program features Susie Taylor, who will discuss her own approach to working in a series and the many benefits for weavers, in general, to work in a series from economizing time and resources to giving one an opportunity to explore and investigate certain parameters.  … » Read the Rest » …

Home Grown, Home Made, and Awesome

Posted By Joan Pont on October 8, 2014

Tamalpais Textile Arts Guild October 20th Program features Adele Stafford of Voices of Industry Adele Stafford is the creative mind behind Voices of Industry (http://www.voicesofindustry.com) who create hand woven apparel and textiles from 100% domestic fiber, farmed and spun in the U.S. Adele hand weaves each piece on a mechanical loom from her studio in Oakland, … » Read the Rest » …

Go Fish

Posted By Joan Pont on January 13, 2014

Monday evening, January 20th, 7 pm, step out of the house and join us!  The Tamalpais Textile Arts Guild is hosting Anastasia Azure and get to hear about her woven sculpture with fishing line. Using double cloth technique, she transforms metals and plastics into dimensional weave forms.  She will discuss her participation in a recent … » Read the Rest » …