Diablo Weavers



February 2019



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.

Note: Our February meeting for 2019 will be on THURSDAY, February 21.

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 second item on the side bar on the left for meeting dates and topics. As additional programs are developed for 2018-2019 updates will be posted. 
Library location details and a map:
Meeting location

Membership:
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.

UPDATE: We are encouraging everyone to bring their own mug or cup for hot tea or coffee. The guild provides tea and instant coffee, plates and napkins. We will have some drink cups available as well.



February Meeting

Thursday February 21, 2019, 10:00 am at the library

Program: Triangular thread catchers. 
We will be making Thread Catchers of felt. Details about the program will be added later in the month. However, you do not need to bring any supplies unless you have special items you would like to add for embellishment.

See images and tutorials online:
To get you started..

On Pinterest: Pinterest

On Etsy: Etsy

Snack for the February Meeting: Carol de B.  



CNCH Conference Registration

The CNCH Conference for 2019 will be held at Sonoma State University, June 20-23. Registration opened January 15, 2019 and will be open thorough March 15. Many workshops are full, however there are some spots still available in several interesting workshops. 

The registration fee includes workshop, lodging and meals, and parking. A Companion registration is also available for lodging and meals. See the CNCH website for details about events at the conference and workshop options.




Local Events


San Francisco Tribal & Textile Art Show  
February 7 - 10, 2019
Fort Mason
One of the most important tribal art fairs in the world, the San Francisco Tribal & Textile Art Show exhibits exceptional artwork and textiles, including many rare pieces from Africa, Asia, Australia, Oceania and the Americas. The fair will feature two special exhibitions — one with art from Fiji and another celebrating Africa’s vanishing rituals through photography.

Use the link below for more details:




For Sale


Two looms for Sale:

See the left menu under "For Sale" or the link below to view two large looms for sale:




Yarn for Sale:

A local San Francisco designer has a variety of cones of silk and cotton for sale at reduced prices, including silk noil made in Japan, cotton in a variety of colors and weights and 6 strand embroidery floss rayon/cotton.

In addition to these images, see the link below to view additional yarns with detailed descriptions, images and prices.


View all yarns:
Siri yarns for sale -- images and details

Contact: 

sirisales@siriinc.com 

650 872 1100
434 N Canal #15
South San Francisco, CA 94080 

You can also go to the "For Sale" Sidebar on the left to view the file and additional images.


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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