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Black Sheep Handweavers Guild is an HGA-affiliated guild located in the San Francisco Bay Area. The purpose of the Black Sheep Handweavers Guild is to promote the exchange of ideas and knowledge in the textile arts, and to encourage efforts and activities in all fields of textiles.

Next Program

Feb. 25, 2016 – Dorothy Thursby DATE CHANGED

Our regular meeting will be held on Feb. 25th – CHANGE FROM REGULAR SCHEDULE by an event scheduled by the church – at Woodside Community Church parish hall on Woodside Road in Woodside. The site will be opened at 7 pm. Dinner reservations beforehand will be made at Buck’s Restaurant at 5:30 pm. and everyone is welcome to come.  The program is scheduled 7:30-8:30 pm, followed by refreshments and a short business meeting.

Black Sheep Guild member Dorothy Thursby will be our presenter. She will discuss her internship with internationally known Peruvian tapestry artist Maximo Laura, and show us samples of her work. Dorothy is an art teacher at Gideon Hauser Jewish Community Day School and does not have a website, but you’ll find her teacher’s extensive work for sale at http://www.maximolaura.com including Flight of the Condor in the Andes:

Flight-of-the-Condor-in-the-Andes-Tapestry-Art-by-Maximo-Laura

and Detail 3 from Flight of the Condor in the Andes:

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