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CNCH2014 – Memories

 

The Branch Out with Fibers Four Seasons Fashion Show was a smashing success!  For those of you who couldn’t make it, we’ll share some moments.

 

Phyllis Karsten in her Gay Nineties Walking Skirt and 1920's Middy Blouse--just the thing for playing tennis
Barbara Thornburgh sang for the fashion show

Barbara Thornburgh sang for the fashion show

Phyllis Karsten

Phyllis Karsten models her 1890’s walking skirt and her 1920’s middy blouse- just the thing for playing tennis

Betsy Gribble, who functions as the CNCH Goddess of IT, shows off her goddess tendencies with her basket woven girdle and hand dyed silk underpinnings

Betsy Gribble, who functions as the CNCH Goddess of IT, shows off her goddess tendencies with her basket woven girdle and hand dyed silk underpinnings

Marta Shannon from the Redwood Guild shows off her original design for a shrug

Marta Shannon from the Redwood Guild shows off her original design for a shrug

Cheryl Thompson, co-chair of the CNCH2014 Fashion Show, is a breath of spring in her handwoven cotton dress

Cheryl Thompson, co-chair of the CNCH2014 Fashion Show, is a breath of spring in her handwoven cotton dress

Georgiana Chess models an appliqued  vest by Yokayo member Daphne  Alexander

Georgiana Chess models an appliqued vest by Yokayo member Daphne Alexander

Autumn Glock modeling Evening News at CNCH2014 Fashion Show

Autumn Glock modeling Evening News at CNCH2014 Fashion Show

Judy Calder and friend show off her hand knitted shawls

Judy Calder and friend show off her hand knitted shawls

The knitters doing a "sock dance"photo by Jessica

The knitters doing a “sock dance”

Joan Near from Santa Cruz and co-chair for CNCH 2015 made this blazer and another jacket for the fashion show

Joan Near from Santa Cruz and co-chair for CNCH 2015 made this blazer and another jacket for the fashion show

Molly Gerhard from Washington State came Molly gerhard from Washington state came to our conference and took part in the fashion show

Molly Gerhard from Washington State  came to our conference and took part in the fashion show

Co-Chair and Treasurer of CNCH2014 Arline Zirkil models her dressy jacket.

Co-Chair and Treasurer of CNCH2014 Arline Zerkel models her dressy jacket.

Wendy Chavin, co-chair of CNCH2014, models her jacket

Wendy Chavin, co-chair of CNCH2014, models her jacket

Ginny Gill wove this electric material and fashioned it into  Jacket.   modeled by Ruth Witchy

Ginny Gill wove this electric material and fashioned it into Jacket.
modeled by Ruth Witchy

Sheila O'Hara modelling a vest by Commentator Linda Cannefax

Sheila O’Hara modelling a vest by Fashion Commentator Linda Cannefax

Norma Lee Andres, CNCH2014 Registrar,struts her stuff in a hand dyed full lenth coat by

Norma Lee Andres, CNCH2014 Registrar,struts her stuff in a hand dyed full length coat

Judy Fisher, co-chair of CNCH2014 Fashion Show, reimagines Sonoma County Formal with her handwoven and denim evening suit

Judy Fisher, co-chair of CNCH2014 Fashion Show, reimagines Sonoma County Formal with her handwoven and denim evening suit

"Queen of the Silvery Night" is the title for this show piece by Sharon Cahn of the Redwood Guild.  It is modeled by Marta Shannon

Queen of the Silvery Night” is the title for this show piece by Sharon Cahn of the Redwood Guild. It is modeled by Marta Shannon

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