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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

Summer Meeting Aug. 21, 2014

We’ll meet at our usual location in Woodside Church Parish Hall at 7:30 pm. ┬áDinner space will be reserved at Buck’s from 5:45 pm and anyone who wishes to, come!

This will be a Round Robin event with demonstrations of felting, plying with a spindle and with a spinning wheel, natural dyes from our own neighborhoods with dyed wool samples, and a special sort of challenge which Kathleen Dickey says is a lot of fun. If you just attended Teresa Ruch’s weaving for draping workshop earlier this month, bring some examples to share. If you’d like to demo a technique not on this list, bring that as well. See you there!

  • Featured Textiles

    • Overshot pillow Overshot pillow by Jodi Paley

      This pillow, by Jodi Paley, is part of the Black Sheep Handweavers Guild Friendship Coverlet project. For more about the project, please visit the Friendship Coverlet page – the link is in the right-hand menu, under “Other Cool Stuff”.