20th Annual Spinning at the Winery

Posted By Vilija on May 16, 2017

Treadles to Threads Spinning Guild invites you once again to “Spinning at the Winery.” We’re hoping the 20th year of this event brings exceptional weather as well as an exceptional day for you in Livermore’s wine country. This  is a day to spend spinning, snacking, shopping and visiting with your fiber friends throughout the Bay … » Read the Rest » …

SHEEP – AN ENDANGERED SPECIES?

Posted By Vilija on December 30, 2016

No, not the Merino nor the Rambouillet, we will always want soft, lustrous wool. And, no, not the Suffolk or other farmed sheep for meat. But did you know that of the 1400 or so breeds of sheep around the world, over one-third of these breeds are in danger of extinction? By seeking out fibers … » Read the Rest » …

TALK BY SHEILA O’HARA

Posted By Vilija on December 6, 2016

Sheila is a weaver of stunning landscapes, dancing sheep, and many other fiber fantasies. She has been weaving since 1976, gradually progressing to working on a jacquard loom. Her weaving then could become much more detailed with some being photo realistic such as “Pomo Girl” pictured here. Sheila’s “Dancing Sheep” have been perennial favorites of … » Read the Rest » …

18th ANNUAL SPINNING AT THE WINERY

Posted By Vilija on May 10, 2015

Fleeces, Fiber, Yarn & More! Retzlaff Winery, 1356 S. Livermore Ave. Livermore,   $5 entry per person June 6, 2015 Treadles to Threads Spinning Guild invites you once again to “Spinning at the Winery.” This  is a day to spend spinning, snacking, shopping and visiting with your fiber friends throughout the Bay Area. California vendors are … » Read the Rest » …

PLYING TECHNIQUES WORKSHOP with SARAH ANDERSON

Posted By Vilija on March 21, 2015

  If you are not able to attend CNCH’s beautiful Asilomar Conference, Treadles to Threads is offering this workshop at two different locations after Sarah’s stint at Asilomar. Sarah is a wonderful teacher and all around spinning enthusiast. You may have seen her books and videos which are great and quite popular right now. Here is your … » Read the Rest » …

17th Annual Spinning Day at the Winery

Posted By Vilija on May 4, 2014

Treadles to Threads Spinners present: Spinning at Retzlaff Winery June 7  2014, 10 am to 4 pm 1356 S. Livermore Ave. Livermore $5 entry per person  Spinning – Sun – Shopping Spring is here and that means it’s once again time for Treadles to Threads’ spinning day at Retzlaff Winery in Livermore. We are back to … » Read the Rest » …

16th Annual Spinning at the Winery Day

Posted By Vilija on March 5, 2013

May 25, 2013, 10 am to 4 pm Retzlaff Winery, 1356 S. Livermore Ave. $5 entry per person Spring is coming and that means it’s once again time for Treadles to Threads’ spinning day at Retzlaff Winery in Livermore. An important change this year is the date. Rather than our usual first Saturday in June, … » Read the Rest » …

Talk and Workshop with Donna Druchunas: CANCELLED

Posted By Vilija on August 11, 2012

THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR SEPT. 22, 2012 AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED TO EARLY NOVEMBER 2012 Diablo Weavers and Treadles to Threads Spinners are bringing Donna to our area for a program and workshop on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012 10:30 am for the talk, “Knitting History of Lithuania” and 1 pm for the workshop … » Read the Rest » …

Celebrate Spinning Locally

Posted By Vilija on September 27, 2011

Treadles to Threads Spinners invite you to a Spinning Day on the Farm October 8, 10 am to 2 pm Forest Home Farms Historic Park, 19953 San Ramon Valley Blvd. San Ramon [just north of the Alcosta Blvd. exit off HWY 680] Forest Home Farms is holding a special event on Saturday, Oct. 8th. There … » Read the Rest » …

Fourteenth Annual “Spinning at the Winery”

Posted By Vilija on April 28, 2011

presented by Treadles to Threads Spinners Guild In Spring, our spinner’s Guild’s fancy turns to “Spinning at the Winery” This June 4th will be the 14th annual gathering of spinners and fiber growers at Retzlaff Winery in Livermore. The lovely winery grounds and the estate produced, organic wine at the winery are enough of a … » Read the Rest » …