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November 2012

November 2012

Diablo Weavers Guild meets once a month, September through June, usually on the third Friday of the month.
    New members and guests are always welcome. 
    In September, December and June we usually meet at a member's home. 

Meeting:  Friday November 16, 10 AM
at the Thurman Casey Library
2661 Oak Grove Rd.
Walnut Creek CA 94598

Our speaker for the meeting will be Phyllis Karsten: Fiber to Garment. Her process includes cotton spinning, weaving, sewing wonderful garments. She has a new book on the process, From Fiber to Fashion.

Phyllis wrote an article for the winter 2011 edition of about her work:

Snack for the November meeting: Pam Murdock & Sharon Gardener

Future Meetings:

The December 2012 meeting will be our annual holiday pot-luck luncheon and gift exchange.

Local Events:

Lillian's secret job, which involved weaving for an artist, is no longer a secret and you can see
her work on the web at:

From Lillian:
I've been weaving the fiber glass that she uses as mats under some of her sheets of glass that are painted with ground glass. Then it's all fused together. The video is very careful not to give you ALL of the details or process. Delphine is the creator and has the final say, but a lot of other people are involved in the process.

11th Annual Tarabrook Holiday Boutique
formerly the Overhill Holiday Boutique

Tarabrook Drive, Orinda
Friday Nov 30, noon - 8 pm;
Sat & Sun Dec. 1 & 2, 11 - 6 pm

One-of-a-kind homemade gifts & food from over 30 local artisans, 
including Linda Van Heertum
Lots of parking & great prices. 

Unfortunately the event below is sold out! However, this may be of interest:
Fibershed's first
Wool & Fine Fiber Symposium

What's growing in the Backyard of the Bay Area?
Designers, Companies Large & Small, Young Farmers, Emerging Ranchers, Artisans..

Panel discussions and displays from our greater Bay Area wool & fine fiber growers, sheep shearers and emerging young fiber entrepreneurs.

November 17, 2012 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dance Palace - Point Reyes Station, CA
Information and advance tickets online:

Subpages (1): November 2012 Minutes