Events and Learning Opportunities

April 3,4,5, 2020 CNCH Finding the Artist Within

Registration opens November 1, 2019 

CNCH offers 39 classes from basketry through felting to weaving and spinning. Check it out!

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Weave every week  with Vera Totos, member of the Loom and Shuttle Guild

Give yourself the gift of regular time set aside to weave. Join this weekly weaving class on Friday mornings at the Handcraft Studio School and either bring your own portable loom  or rent a rigid heddle loom. Work at your own pace and get help on the projects that interest you. Beginners will learn the basics of setting up a loom, warping, and weaving, intermediate and advanced students can delve deeper into design and more technical weaving. 

When: Friday mornings 9:30-12:30. Contact for schedule

Where: Handcraft Studio School in El Cerrito

Register at http://www.handcraftstudioschool.com/workshops/portable-loom-weaving-96-1011 

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Tien Chiu, Expert Weaver and Loom and Shuttle member will teach at the International Fiber Arts Conference Convergence July 24-30,2020 in Knoxville
 
Check out her information below

 

Learn to design gorgeous, colorful handwoven cloth from a master weaver!
 
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Windrush Fiber School  2263 Chileno Valley Road, Petaluma, CA 94952  https://windrushfarm.wordpress.com   (707)  775-3390

Fall 2019 Classes:

 Vietnam, China, Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, and beyond: Ethnic dress, weaving, dyeing among the hill tribeswww.textileodyssey.com

PeruAndean Textile Arts:  contact tinkuy2013 at gmail.com
Textile/Folk Art Market tours: www.puchkaperu.com/

Japan, France and India:  Yoshiko Wada and Slow Fiber Studio Tours
http://slowfiberstudios.com/tours/

Local Schools of Weaving and Fiber Arts:

Handcraft Studio School  Vera TotosEl CerritoRegister www.handcraftstudioschool.com/workshops/portable-loom-weaving-96-1011
Richmond Arts CenterRichmond, CAwww.RichmondArtCenter.org
Piedmont Yarn and Apparel Oakland, CAwww.piedmontyarn.com
Sebastopol Center for the Arts Sebastopol, CA www.sebarts.org
The Caning Shop (basketry, caning, gourd work)Berkeley, CAwwww.caning.com
Walnut Creek Civic Arts Education Walnut Creek, CAwww.arts-ed.org
Windrush Farm Fiber ArtsPetaluma, CAwww.windrushfarm.wordpress.com
   
   

National Schools of Weaving and Fiber Arts:

SchoolLocatioinWebsite
PenlandSpruce Pine, North Carolina www.penland.org
The Knitting and Weaving CenterHarrisville, New Hampshirewww.harrisville.com
Vermont Weaving SchoolPutney, Vermontwww.vermontweavingschool.com
Weavers’ School   Coupeville, Washington www.weaversschool.com
John C. Campbell Folk SchoolBrasstown, North Carolinawww.folkschool.org
Haystack        Deer Isle, Maine  www.haystack-mtn.org
Arrowmont  Gatlinburg, Tennessee  www.arrowmont.org
Marshfield School of Weaving Marshfield, Vermontwww.marshfieldschoolofweaving.com