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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

Carol James – Feb. 16, 2017

Our meeting this month will be held in our usual location, Woodside Community Church on Woodside Rd in Woodside. Dinner reservations will be made at Buck’s in Woodside beginning at 5:30pm; Carol will be there, so do come for conversation. Doors at our meeting place open at 7pm. The program begins at 7:30 and lasts about an hour. Refreshments and a short business meeting will follow.

This month our presenter is Carol James, who is teaching her second Sprang class for Santa Cruz Guild earlier in the month.Carol’s website, www.sashweaver.com, features 5 Galleries, each displaying her work in five different types of weaving – finger weaving, sprang, and loom-woven sashes, as well as clothing and accessories and woven art. She has published 2 books, and 4 articles in 2016 alone. She travels worldwide to speak at conferences and to teach. Her website also contains FREE VIDEOS showing in detail how to do finger weaving and sprang.