Diablo Weavers

September 2018

Diablo Weavers Guild meets in Walnut Creek, usually on the third or fourth Friday of the month from September through June, 10:00 am until noon or a little later. We do not meet in July and August.

New members and guests are welcome. 
In September, December and June we meet at a member's home. Other meetings are usually held at the Thurman Casey Library in Walnut Creek (Ygnacio Valley Library).
Thurman G. Casey Library
2661 Oak Grove Rd.
Walnut Creek CA 94598

See the link below or the side bar on the left for last year's meeting dates and topics. As programs are developed for 2018-2019 updates will be posted. 

Library location details and a map:
Meeting location

Dues for the 2018-19 year, September - June, are $30 per person; $40 per family. If joining half way through the year, dues are $15.

September Meeting

Friday, September 21, 10:00 am

Our first meeting of 2018-2019 will be at Lillian's home, at 10:00 am. on Friday September 21.  Bring tales of summer projects and adventures, dues for the coming year, and items for an informal stash sale, with a portion of each sale to be donated to the guild. We will also have a sign up for snacks for the coming year.

Meeting dates and program information will be posted as plans are developed.

If you have ideas for a presentation or workshop please contact Reba. She is coordinating program topics and dates, but looking to members for ideas and help in developing programs.

Local Events

Classes at San Francisco Fiber in Oakland

 What's New at San Francisco Fiber

Need  a Place to weave and/or a loom,
especially for the wide and multi projects, like baby blankets and Holiday gifts?
I have studio space and looms to rent from August 15 - November 15. Looms can be rented for a day, week, or a month at a time depending on availability. Call 510 995-6667 or email lou@sffiber.com for more information on studio weaving.

Full class calendar http://www.sffiber.com/description.html

 Rigid Heddle I, Tapestry, Floor Loom Weaving 101,  Rigid Heddle II, 
 Ongoing Studio Weaving (call or email for details)

    Tapestry, Floor Loom W2W, Floor Loom Weaving 101, Rigid  Heddle III - Double Heddle, Open Studio Weaving

Navajo Rug Tapestry Weaving and Navajo Loom Warping (space limited and this is one time class)
Floor Loom Weaving W2W

November and December- no classes except for studio weaving.

 More details and information?  Call me at 510 995-6667
or email me at lou@email.com


Lou Grantham

New Fiber Studio in Crocket

Melanie Perkins, a member of Spindles and Flyers, has recently planned and organized a new community gathering and teaching space for all things fiber related. She has classes, a limited amount of equipment for sale, and events planned throughout the year. 
Contact information:
Melanie Perkins
Crockett Fiber Arts Studio
1322 Pomona Street
Crockett, CA  94525

Museum of Craft & Design

ANCHOR IN TIME, a retrospective exhibit of work by DOMINIC DI MARE, is June 2 - October 28, at the Museum of Craft & Design, 2569 Third St, S.F. 
Hours are 11-6, Tues-Sat, and 12 - 5, Sun.
Fees are Adults: $8 and Seniors: $6. First Tuesdays are Free. 

Dominic's small mixed media sculptures incorporate dimensional weaving and cast paper, which serve as the inspiration for his current works on paper. He was one of Helen Pope's favorite artists. More information at sfmcd.org

Search our site using the search box at the top to find past workshops
and information about other activities.

Past meeting pages and meeting notes are linked from the lower left side
bar.  For meetings and notes earlier than those listed on the side bar, search using the box at the top.
For questions, suggested items to add or edit on this web site, please contact Carol.

Header photo: Coloured wool: By Sfuarch480 (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
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