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Welcome to the Ventura County Handweavers and Spinners Guild
"A golden thread connects us all"
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.
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!
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
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 11:30amSimply Stripes with Cameron Taylor Brownlocation_on 9:00am-11:30 am PST Open to Non-Members: RSVP to Programsandworkshops@vchsg.org 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.