SCTAG Monthly Meeting
Oct
9
9:00 AM09:00

SCTAG Monthly Meeting

Where: Aptos Village Park Clubhouse

Speaker: Joan Near

6-Hole Octagonal Tablet Weaving

6-Hole Octagonal Tablet Weaving is a variation of the regular 4-hole square tablet weaving, but 6-hole adds variation in color & structure. Samples will be shown and discussed.

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SCTAG Monthly Meeting
Nov
13
9:00 AM09:00

SCTAG Monthly Meeting

Where: Aptos Village Park Clubhouse

Speaker: Dorothy Yuki

Dot, Dot, Dot: Bits and Pieces of a Personal Account of an Artist's Journey

A diverse, eclectic Bay Area artist, Dorothy Yuki works in calligraphy, bookmaking, mail-art, and sketching; with fabric, metal, cut paper, pen & ink, and even repurposed materials. In her roles of artist, teacher and mentor, she is a very active participant in her community. Dorothy has shown her work at MMOCA’s Altered Book Show, Kalligraphia at the San Francisco Main Library, Ruth’s Table Retrospective, and at Arc for Scrap-SF.

Monthly meeting to be followed in the afternoon with a Button Workshop presented by Ms. Yuki.

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WORKSHOP - Buttons Galore with Dorothy Yuki
Nov
13
1:30 PM13:30

WORKSHOP - Buttons Galore with Dorothy Yuki

Where: Aptos Village Park Clubhouse

When: Wednesday, November 13, in the afternoon after the regularly scheduled monthly Guild meeting.

Skill Level: Beginning through Advanced

Learn how to make three versions of button necklaces from your button stash. Instructor will provide generous stash for participants and you can add to it from your own collection. MOST SUPPLIES PROVIDED. Bring your own scissors. 

Class size: minimum 10, maximum 20

Fees: $22

Early Registration for Members Only will begin September 18, 2019

General Registration will begin October 9, 2019

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SCTAG Monthly Meeting
Jan
15
9:00 AM09:00

SCTAG Monthly Meeting

Where: Aptos Village Park Clubhouse

Speaker: Brenda Collins

The What, Whys & Hows of Art Yarn

What is art yarn? Why spin it and what good is it because it is so weird? How can it be used?

About the Speaker:  Brenda has been spinning and producing “Art Yarn” for several years, and selling as a vendor at fiber festivals in Northern California. She hand dyes most of her yarns, including exotic fibers.

Monthly meeting to be followed in the afternoon with a workshop on art yarn spinning.

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WORKSHOP - Introduction to Art Yarn Spinning with Brenda Collins
Jan
15
12:00 PM12:00

WORKSHOP - Introduction to Art Yarn Spinning with Brenda Collins

Where: Aptos Village Park Clubhouse

When: Wednesday, January 15, in the afternoon after the regularly scheduled monthly Guild meeting.

Skill Level: Ability to spin and ply a basic yarn

Students will learn some simple techniques that make spectacular yarns, thread plying, wrapping, how to add beads and perhaps some tail spinning.

Class Size: minimum 2, maximum 10

Fees: $30 + $20 for yarn kit [Brenda will also have additional supplies for sale]

Required Equipment and Supplies:

Spinning wheel with bulky flyer/large orifice** / Any additional fiber you want, although fiber is included in workshop kit / Hand carders / Notebook and pen / Comfortable chair with pad 

**Small orifice OK and instructor will guide process

Early Registration for Members Only will begin October 1, 2019

General Registration will begin November 1, 2019

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SCTAG Monthly Meeting
Apr
8
9:00 AM09:00

SCTAG Monthly Meeting

Where: Aptos Village Park Clubhouse

Speaker: Lorri Scott

Weaving, Dyeing, Printing

LORRI SCOTT is a fiber artist and designer living in the Santa Cruz Mountains outside Los Gatos, CA.

Lorri magically transforms undyed silk fabrics, ribbons, and garments into fabulous colors using shibori, resist, vat dye and dye printing techniques.  She is a self taught weaver, dyer, and clothing designer whose art has shown in numerous publications and juried shows. She is the feature designer in the summer 2012 issue of Belle Armoire showcasing her vintage upcycled clothing aka as “wayward threads”.

 Lorri has taught and vended at many national shows and has been published in Belle Armoire, Altered Couture, Quilting Arts, Spindle Shuttle & Dyepot, Roxanne Evans Stout’s book Storytelling with Collage along with other local and national publications. 

Email  lasfibers@yahoo.com Blog  http://www.lasfibers.blogspot.com

FaceBook   Lorri Scott-l.a.s.fibers/wayward threads

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WORKSHOP - Bhutanese Brocades with Wendy Garrity
Apr
8
to Apr 10

WORKSHOP - Bhutanese Brocades with Wendy Garrity

Where: Aptos Village Park Clubhouse

When: Monday and Tuesday, April 8 and 9, 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Wednesday, April 10 in the afternoon after Guild meeting until 4 p.m.

Skill Level:   Participants at least need to be familiar with their looms and confident with plainweave but the work will also extend experienced weavers who may have experience with weft twining.

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