Diablo Weavers

March 2020

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

Library location details and a map:
Meeting location

Dues for the 2019-20 year, September - June, are $30 per person; $40 per family. If joining half way through the year, dues are $15.

Update: March meeting cancelled

The rooms at the library are not available through March and group meetings are cancelled. The Diablo March meeting is cancelled.

March Meeting: Friday, March 27
10:00 am at the library Cancelled
Wedge Weave

We hope to schedule Deborah for a future meeting:
Deborah Corsini program on Wedge Weave. See the link below to her web page:

Also see an article in HandEye magazine by Deborah:

Snack for March: Carol G.

Future dates and programs for through June 2020:

Thursday April 16, 2020 (Note: we meet on a Thursday in April):
Diablo Study Group presentation
Our local study group will share experiments with different weave structures and bring samples as well as finished projects.

Friday May 22, 2020:
A presentation by Leon Mayeri of Golden Age Oriental Rugs
Golden Age Oriental Rug Importers:

Friday June 12, 2020:
Our annual end of the year pot-luck luncheon
Our June luncheon will be at Maureen's home. Don't forget about your "picnic project" for the year, "Make it Work". Use the 5/2 cotton you received earlier to design anything you wish, a woven project or something else is fine. Just be sure and use some of each of the three colors.

CNCH Update:

NOTE: The Conference of Northern California Handweavers in Burlingame in April has been cancelled. See below for details.

Cactus available

We have large Optunia cactus just dug up and ready to transplant. This is also called Prickley Pear. Easy to propogate at any time of the year (bill shows size of pads).

Free cactus for transplanting, several large pieces with nice roots.
Contact Carol to arrange for pickup.

Do you have items to add to our website? Local events, news, things for sale? Please let me know, we can do updates at any time. 


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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 Common
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