Events and Learning Opportunities

LEARNING events and opportunities 

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. September 6 – October 11 (six classes) 

Where: Handcraft Studio School in El Cerrito

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Late September 2019

Loom and Shuttle Member and Internationally known weaver and teacher

Deborah Corsini is offering a wedge weave workshop in Ft. Bragg in beautiful Mendocino County at the Pacific Textile Arts in late September. Check out the website for more information and to register for Quirky Tapestry: Exploring the Eccentric Wedge Weave.


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Windrush Fiber School  2263 Chileno Valley Road, Petaluma, CA 94952   (707)  775-3390

Fall 2019 Classes:


Uzbekistan 2019. Textiles, Architecture and Traditions.  Sep 2-16, 2019. Fergana Valley, Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva. $3750 double occupancy, $750 single supplement, half board with Salom Travel, Bukhara. For information contact

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

PeruAndean Textile Arts:  contact tinkuy2013 at
Textile/Folk Art Market tours:

Japan, France and India:  Yoshiko Wada and Slow Fiber Studio Tours