Author Archives: Jutta

Call for Entry

“What Knot?” Call for artists working with fiber as a medium or concept at the Richmond Art Center this Fall. Presented by the Richmond Art Center in partnership with the Northern California Surface Design Association, What Knot? will feature contemporary … Continue reading

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Wicker Basket Classes with Blaise Cayol

at the Handcraft Studio School in El Cerrito, 10368 San Pablo Avenue. June 30 and July 1.  For more information and to register, click here:

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Miwok-Paiute Basketry Workshops

with the legendary Julia Parker, her daughter Lucy Parker, and Ursula Jones who is Ursula’s daughter and Lucy’s granddaughter. June 15–17.  This 3-day workshop is held in the Yosemite Valley and offered through the Yosemite Conservancy.  To register and information, … Continue reading

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West County Fiber Arts Workshops

WCFA offers a variety of workshops in fiber arts.

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Sierra Rock

This knotted piece by Nancy Briemle was inspired by the granite rocks in the Sierras and took 12 years to complete.  Waxed linen and metallic threads are knotted over a carved Styrofoam base with lid.

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Birch Bark Fun at Heidelmann Retreat 2011 with Deb Curtis

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How to Weave Authentic Hawaiian Lauhala Bracelets

Aloha.  Here is the newest book by Jim Widess.  Hot off the press.  How to Weave Authentic Hawaiian Lauhala Bracelets.  For weavers who don’t live in Hawaii, there are lots of materials that can be substituted to weave the patterns … Continue reading

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Pine Needle Basket by Stephanie Dwiggins

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New DVD – Advanced Basket Weaving with Nadine Spier

Nadine just released her new DVD “Advanced Basket Weaving with Nadine Spier” which is a sequel do her first DVD “Basket Weaving Essentials with Nadine Spier.”   I have both DVDs and just finished watching the second one.  The instructions are … Continue reading

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For Animal Lovers Only

Click on the link to see the video NON-Basketmakers at Work

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