Thursday, February 13, 2014

Sprang Hairnets

There's amazing article on sprang hairnets here :

From a post on the Sprang_List from yahoogroups.

Have a good day!

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Sac WSG Open House Sat

Today was first day of
Sacramento Weavers & Spinners Guild Annual Open House
Shepard Garden & Art Center
3330 Mckinley Blvd
Sacramento, CA
Feb 8 & 9, 2014, 10 am to 4 pm
Free admission and parking
(Click pictures to view larger images)

Articles created by members  are hung for display

Many demonstrations and exhibitions of spinning with wheels. A Kromski Polonaise wheel (left) in the same room as a modern steel spinning wheel.

Navajo weaving demonstration. A piece in progress (left) and Marilyn works a new piece (right)

Small looms are demonstrated. A narrow band loom (left) and a folding floor loom (right).

Another floor loom demonstration (left) and Shimenko works a multharness table loom (right).

Linda demonstrates a Structo 8 harness table loom (left), a Marudai band weaving loom takes a break (right).

Some of the items donated for the fundraising raffle (left) and more member's work on display (right).

This old wooden yarn winder has a gear to help count how many yarns are being wound. It's in the raffle!

The Basketry display area (left) and a wool carding/blending demonstration area (right).

A little Ashford portable spinning wheel (left) and young Remy helps people try their hand at weaving on a loom (right).

Here is some of the piles of wool and yarn available in the Sales Area!

We'll be there tomorrow too!

It was a good day!