Ventura County Handweavers & Spinners Guild


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Welcome to the Ventura County Handweavers and Spinners Guild
est 1970
"A golden thread connects us all"

Founded in 1970, the Ventura County Handweavers & Spinners Guild is an all volunteer non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the education and promotion of fiber arts, with a focus on weaving and spinning. With an active group approaching 100 members, the guild participates in community events and sponsors a variety of educational programs and workshops in a broad range of textile-related crafts.

A fiber-related program is presented at each meeting often with a workshop continuing through the afternoon. Visitors and new members are always welcome. The morning program is free.

Special Notice:
Ventura County Handweavers and Spinners Guild - A creative community with the specific purpose to advance, foster & promote the art of handweaving, spinning & related crafts through charitable and educational activities has
CANCELLED all in person meetings, workshops and events. We anticipate in person meetings after May 2021. Join us virtually on Zoom…Stay safe and healthy!

Guild Meetings
Fourth Saturday of each month except November and December.
Board Meeting: 8:30 am
Coffee & Goodies: 9:00 am
General Meeting: 9:30 am
Show and Tell: 10:00am

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Our Next 2020 Meeting Date/Time Below -
For Our Full 2020 Calendar of Meetings,
Demos & Upcoming Events, Please See
Events Page

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      Zoom General Meeting 9:00 am followed by Member Show and Tell and Monthy Program free the the public. Workshop (fee) follows most months beginning at 11:30am

      Simply Stripes with Cameron Taylor Brown
      location_on 9:00am-11:30 am PST Open to Non-Members: RSVP to access_time 10:30AM - 3:00PM

      Stripes have been an integral part of textile design throughout human history. View woven samples and images from Cameron’s own collection as well as from the Cooper Hewitt in New York, the Textile Museum in Washington D.C, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Nuno, Lena Rahoult and many others. Examine design elements of color, texture, weave and proportion in stripes, and see how these concepts can be explored in quick compositions with yarns, pastels and colored paper. Discuss how these “sketches” could be translated into woven cloth.