Diablo Weavers



January 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.



January Meeting

Friday January 25, 2019, 10:00 am at the library

Carolyn Greenwood will present a program on painted yarns/warps. Carolyn is well known for her lovely custom dyeing.


Snack for the January Meeting: Mary B.



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.




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.


Local Events


Crocket Fiber Studio

One of our members, Melanie Perkins, offers fiber events, classes and items for sale at her studio in Crocket. 



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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