|January 26, 2013
||GLASG meeting-Program: "Spinning Tips and Tricks" Lorinda C.
|February 23, 2013
GLASG meeting--Program: "The Blending Board and Woolen Spinning" Gwen Powell will host a hands on siminar on beginning and intermediate use of the Blending Board. Though Gwen will be using the Clemes & Clemes blending board, bring what ever blending board you may have. Bring a wheel to learn woolen spinning.
|March 23, 2013
||GLASG meeting-Program: "Spinning Questions and Answers"
|April 27, 2013
It’s official -- Amy Tyler is coming to GLASG Thursday April 25 through Sunday April 28. Members should check their email later today for course descriptions and preferred sign up information. At our April meeting, Amy will give a presentation on “Process” that’s open to guild members; a paid half-day workshop to follow. If you want to get to know Amy through her website, check her out at www.stonesockfibers.com
Volunteers needed!! Please consider being a helper or daily manager! Details to follow.
|May 25, 2013
||Wheel round robin - bring your wheel(s) for others to try
out and have a chance to take lots of different wheels for
|June 22, 2013
||Prep for Dye Day with Tracy (note: June was originally
scheduled to be Dye Day, but this has since been rescheduled
to July to accommodate venue availability, so
Dye Day prep is bumped to June).
|July 27, 2013
||Dye Day - takes place at Garen’s house, not at the
church (directions will be e-mailed). Ana Petrova will be
assisting with food coloring. Dyeing is not required - there
is plenty of room in Garen’s lovely back yard to hang out
and spin. Please bring a dish for the pot luck.
|August 24, 2013
||Guest lecture by Beth Smith, spinning teacher and owner
of The Spinning Loft in Howell, Michigan.
|September 28, 2013
||Angora program with Margaret Trousdale.
|October 26, 2013
|November 23, 2013
|December 2013 (TBD)
||GLASG meeting and Holiday Party
Events and Announcements:
July 19-21 Vendor applications for Yarnival 2013, July 19-21, are now available. Some of your members might be interested in having a booth at this year’s festival. We are looking for a diverse selection of wares including handmade/vintage clothes, jewelry, yarn, fiber, farm products, soap, tea and herbs, artisan tools, any down-home items for fishing, archery, hiking, outdoorsmanship, used books, craft tools, blacksmithing, music, instruments, etc! For more information see: https://www.facebook.com/events/559317240754784/
Yarnival 2013 is an opportunity to meet and hang out with spinners from all over. This year’s featured artist is Michelle Snowdon of Wooldancer from the Blue Mountains, Australia. There is a group “spin-in” Saturday and Sunday. The event is free to the public and vendor spaces are only $40. Application deadline is May 1. The application can be found at: http://yarnival.wufoo.com/forms/z7x3p3/
May 5-4, 2013 Maryland Sheep and Wool, http://www.sheepandwool.org
May 10-12, 2013 Studio 66 fiber Retreat, Forest Falls, CA, www.studio66retreat.org
May 25. Fleeces Food and Fun. Spinning with the Treadles to Threads Guild. 10-4. Bring your spinning wheel and a pot-luck dish to share for lunch. Don’t spin yet? Join the “Try it Out Circle” for those who would like to learn. We love knitters! Get your first pick of prize-winning fleeces before the “Black Sheep Gathering”. Entry fee $5.00. Prize drawing at 2:00.
1356 South Livermore Ave.
Livermore, CA 94550
Phone: (925) 447-8941
Fax (925) 447-9641
May 31-June 2, 2013 Conference of Northern California Handweavers (CNCH) 2013, Conference at Squaw Valley, http://www.cnch.org/conferences/2013-squaw-valley/
June 9-22, 2013 Shakerag Workshops in Sewanee, TN, held in June each year -- two separate week-long sessions. The website is: http://www.shakerag.org for more information.
June 14-16, Griffin Dye Works Retreat, http://www.griffindyeworks.com/events-workshops/retreat/
June 21- 23, 2013 Black Sheep Gathering, at the Lane County Fairgrounds in Eugene, OR,. This is a one of the best West Coast shows with lots of vendors and lots of affordable classes.
July 31-August 11, 2013 Ventura County Fair http://www.venturacountyfair.org/pages/3441/
August 30-September 29, 2013, Los Angeles County Fair
October 5-6, 2013 Taos Wool Festival in Taos, New Mexico,. The Earth Palette conference is usually held at the same time as the wool festival and offers great classes.
October 11-13, Cogknitive Fiber Retreat, Tehachapi, CA http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/cogknitive/2333148/1-25#22
12-13, Vista Fiber Arts Festa, Vista, CA, http://vistafiberartsfiesta.com/
October 20-26, 2013 Spin Off Autumn Retreat (SOAR), Pheasant Run Resort, St. Charles, Illinois
November 3, Southern California Handweaver’s Guild ‘Weaving and Fiber Festival’