Diablo Weavers



December 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 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.



December Meeting

Friday December14, 2018, 11:00 am at Vilija's

Our December meeting will be our annual potluck luncheon and small gift exchange. Please bring a dish to share and a small gift if you would like to participate in the exchange. We begin at 11:00 at Vilija's home in Clayton. If you need directions please contact Vilija or Carol, at carol.gray@gmail.com.

We will have a short meeting with announcements and sharing, followed by lunch, visiting and the gift exchange.



CNCH Conference Registration Opens January 15

The CNCH Conference for 2019 will be held at Sonoma State University, June 20-23. Registration opens January 15, 2019 at 9:00 am. Although registration is open until March 15, it is likely that many workshops will fill up early.

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



911 Studios Holiday Art & Craft Sale


Sat/Sun December 8/9 - 11am to 5pm
900 East 11th Street @9th Avenue, Oakland

 
You are cordially invited to our 9th annual Holiday Art and Craft Sale at the art epicenter of Oakland ~ 9-11 STUDIOS!  Don’t miss this special weekend full of incomparable art, crafts and edible delights created by our talented artists -- please join us!
 

  1. Aiko Kobayashi Gray – Weaving, stitching and knitting
  2. DeLynda DeLeon – One-of-a-kind and limited edition Jewelry created from handrolled Japanese fabric beads
  3. Ellen Bepp – Mixed media and collage 
  4. Junko Stickney – Jewelry - fabricated organic form silver with gemstones
  5. Kiyomi Koide – Ceramics and printmaking
  6. Machiko Mimoto - Silk scarves and cowls from vintage Japanese kimono, all hand-stitched
  7. Miyoko Tsubamoto - Original graphic designs inspired by Asian American culture --framed & unframed prints, greeting cards, pendants and earrings
  8. suZ Takeda - Assorted baked goods, hand-crafted Asian-themed greeting cards
  9. Yasuko Morikawa – Shastica: hand crafted apothecary from Mt.Shasta



Windrush Farm classes

Windrush Farm, in a lovely rural setting near Petaluma, has fiber arts classes in spinning, dyeing, carding and more. They encourage weavers to learn some of these skills.

There are classes throughout the year. They also sell roving and yarn. For more information:

Windrushfarm.wordpress.com



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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