Traditional Handwoven Rugs

Posted By Vilija on March 15, 2016

Diablo Weavers presents: “Leon Mayeri, owner of Golden Age Oriental Rugs in Berkeley, will give a presentation on recent trends in handmade oriental rugs from traditional rug weaving centers. In these areas – which include India, Iran, and Afghanistan – rugs are still woven by hand, with rigorous attention to detail and a broader range … » Read the Rest » …

SWSG General Meeting

Posted By NinaRy on March 3, 2016

March 22, 2016, 10 AM – 12 PM. Kathrin Weber, Weaver and Dyer from North Carolina will talk about the artistic process in dyeing warps. Her website is blazingshuttles.com The lecture will be after a short business meeting at the Shepard Art and Garden Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, 95816. There is no afternoon program, … » Read the Rest » …

Kathrin Weber Workshop – Focus on the Warp

Posted By NinaRy on January 28, 2016

PRE~REGISTRATION FOR KATHRIN WEBER WORKSHOP ~ MARCH 22, 23, 24 Sacramento Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild is taking Pre-Registrations for their Spring Workshop featuring the dynamic Kathrin Weber of Blazing Shuttles (blazingshuttles.com). This workshop will begin on Tuesday from 1-4pm and continue on Wednesday and Thursday from 9-4 pm. The cost will be $130 with a … » Read the Rest » …

SWSG Meeting and Workshop with Sara von Tresckow

Posted By NinaRy on October 13, 2015

The Sacramento Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild is please to host Sara von Tresckow who will give a lecture on Flax and Linen: Fiber Cousins – Properties, Processing, Preservation, and Spinning, Tuesday, October 27th, 10 AM – 12 noon. Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, 95816. For information call 916-504-0039. Our website http://www.sacspinweave.org. … » Read the Rest » …

SWSG – April meeting

Posted By NinaRy on April 6, 2015

The Sacramento Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild is pleased to host Linda Hartshorn who will present a Textile Tour of Guatemala featuring the traditional weaving of complex textiles on simple back strap looms. Linda is known for her unique dye work and use of color in her hand-woven textiles. Tuesday, April 28th, 10 AM – 12 … » 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 » …

Save the Date! SWSG Open House, February 14th and 15th, 2015

Posted By NinaRy on January 13, 2015

The Sacramento Weavers’ and Spinner’s Guild will have their Open House on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 14th and 15th, 10AM to 4 PM at the Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento 95816. Our theme this year is “Spin Me a Yarn, Weave Me a Tale” and will feature demonstrations of weaving, Navajo … » Read the Rest » …

SWSG November Meeting

Posted By NinaRy on November 7, 2014

The Sacramento Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild is happy to host Laverne Waddington, an expert in the traditional weaving techniques of indigenous weavers of Latin America. She will be speaking on the topic “Backstrap Weaving in South America”. Tuesday, November 25th, 10 am to 12:00 pm, Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Boulevard, Sacramento, 95816. … » Read the Rest » …

Loom and Shuttle Show and Sale

Posted By Eve Conner on October 26, 2014

Loom and Shuttle Guild of San Francisco  presents a Show and Sale of Handwovens.  November 8 and 9, 11 am to 6 pm.  Part of Open Studios.  Farrar Studios, 1610 Post St. #302, San Francisco.   Wearables, textiles for the home, and scarves

SWSG October meeting

Posted By NinaRy on October 1, 2014

The Sacramento Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild is pleased to host Joan Ruane, an expert on spinning cellulose fibers. She will be speaking on Industrial Hemp and its use in US history. In the afternoon there will be a small workshop on spinning cotton on a Takli spindle. Tuesday, October 28, 10 am to 2:00 pm, … » Read the Rest » …