The next gathering of the Guild will be on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at the Luther Burbank Art and Garden Center at 2050 Yulupa Avenue in Santa Rosa. This will be the annual picnic open to all members who have signed up in advance.
PAST GUILD PROGRAMS2016 May: Members extended show and tell April: Jette Vandermeiden “Canadian Eh” March: Karen Miller “Katazome Stencil Dyeing” February: Lee Gant “Therapeutic Knitting” January: Julie Barbic on Twining 2015 November: Jennifer Moore “Chromatic Fantasy” October: Amy Keefer “Knitting and Beyond” May: Sally Fox on naturally colored cotten April: Ulla de Larios March: Diane Cutler on color February: Angelina DeAntonis and “Ocelot Clothing” January: Sheila O’Hara on weaving history and looms 2014 November: Serena Lee “Textile Odysseys in the Southeast Asian Massif” October: Emily Dvoirn basketry “Transordinary Vessels” May: Members share stories and projects from CNCH April: Barbara Klessig “The Archaeology and Culture of Textiles March: Jenne Giles of Harlequin Feltworks February: Linda Hartshorn “Textile Tour of Guatemala” January: “Maker Day” in lieu of regular meeting. 2013 November: Rebecca Burgess, author of Harvesting Color, on local, natural dyes October: Sue Hayes on Sewing with Handwovens May: Sara Lamb, weaver, spinner, dyer April: Marilyn Webster on Chikan & Mirror Embroidery: Two styles of Indian Embroidery March: Marta Shannon “My Woven Path So Far” January: Redwood Guild’s Tapestry Study Group 2012 November: Cheri Degenhardt “Baskets from the Woods” October: Donna Liebe of Serendipity Art & Boutique May: RGFA Dye Study Group “Why We Dye” April: Nadine Curtis “Be Sweet” yarns March: Robert Freund “Mexican Indigenous Textile Project” February: Judy Fisher on Rag Weaving January: Carole Beadle’s Fiber Sculpture 2011 November: Amy Smith, Hand Crafted Hats October: Barbara Stafford, Rug Weaving
—————————–2003 May: Mary Lee Fulkerson your creative fire April: Sara Lamb women’s stories in beads & bags Laura Fry workshop: twill February: Holly Brackmann trip to Japan 2002 November: Chris Laning knitting historian October: Ann Brooks knitted metal jewelry March: Ayala Talpai needle felting February: Emily Dvorin creative basketry January: Vicki Fraser: rug weaver 2001 November: Nancy Finn color & theory October: Celia Quinn yarn structures May: Deborah Corsini fabric designer April: Jennifer Wool gourds February: Judith Content Color of Creativity January: Holly Brackmann Slick Tricks for Weavers 2000 November: Sheila O’Hara plaiting October: Joy Stocksdale polychromatic screen printing September: Liz Williamson workshop: the texture surface February: Sue Baizerman weavers of Chimayo, NM January: Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada riches from rags – Japan 1999 November: Margot Blum Schevill Mayan textiles Bonnie Inouye workshop network drafting October: Karen Urbanik Natural dyed silk expert