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2012 is looming up ….

CNCH 2012 CNCH 2012 booklets and information will be available at the September guild meeting. If you don’t want to wait, check it out at www.cnch.org, Oakland 2012. There are great classes scheduled, a large marketplace so we can all add to our stashes and a venue near restaurants and BART. Be sure to mark […]

Woven Lives – A documentary film by Carolyn Kallenborn

A item from Nancy Trissel Watch the trailer:

“drawing upon the richness of sights, sounds and beauty of the people and the landscape of Oaxaca, Mexico, Woven Lives provides a fascinating look at contemporary Zapotec weavers from six different villages.This colorful documentary celebrates their extraordinary textiles and illustrates how the art of weaving cloth […]

CNCH 2011 – Oakland Convention Center – May 18-20, 2012

Spinners – Prepare for CNCH 2012:

RETURN TO SENDER A spinning challenge! ”Return to Sender” is an event where spinners create unique and wonderful yarn with fiber especially hand dyed just for the 2012 Conference. The finished yarn is returned to CNCH to be judged (optional) and displayed at the conference. This year we have […]

September Meeting on the 28th with sister guild Yokayo

Show and Tell – Membership Drive – 50/50 Raffle …. and so much more. 10am business meeting 11am Sharing

October Guild Meeting – Kathy Rousso

Kathy Rousso writes … “I am about to embark on a book signing/maguey textile – Maguey Journey: Discovering Textiles in Guatemala – presentation journey and if you are interested below is my schedule. ‘Beyond the Book’ also includes updates from my 2011 Guatemalan trip and a few other fiber handicrafts (palm brooms and baskets). I […]

Update: Silvia Heyden

Read the new article by Lyn Hart, “Review: A Weaverly Path: The Tapestry Life of Silvia Heyden, a film by Kenny Dalsheimer.”

http://aweaverlypath.com/the-film/

Maiz Tapestries at American Tapestry Alliance website

 

Jackie Wollenberg alerts us to the American Tapestry Alliance gallery of the Maiz Tapestries that she curated and several of the pieces are from MCHG member artists. Much of the work was started at tapestry workshops with Jean Pierre Larochette and Yael Lurie in Mexico.

"Corn Oblique" – Jackie Wollenberg

Jackie also invites […]

Ukiah Guild Info

American Craft Week – Ukiah

In connection with American Craft week (October 7-16), Art Center Ukiah will present a show in October 2011 in our gallery at 203 S. State Street in Ukiah preliminarily titled “Fiber: Contemporary Art – Traditional Techniques”. The show will be up from the beginning of October […]