Welcome to VCHSG
Founded in 1970, the Ventura County Handweavers & Spinners Guild is an all volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to the education and promotion of fiber arts, with a focus on weaving and spinning. With an active membership of over 70 members, the guild participates in community events and sponsors a variety of educational programs and workshops in a broad range of textile-related crafts.
Guild meetings are usually held the fourth Saturday of each month except November and December. Board meetings begin at 8:30 a.m., coffee & goodies at 9:00 a.m., the general meeting following at 9:30 a.m, and Show & Tell at 10:00 a.m.. A fiber-related program is presented at each meeting, often with a workshop continuing through the afternoon. Visitors and new members are always welcome.
Our Next 2019 Meeting Date/Time Below - For Our Full 2019 Calendar of Meetings,
Demos & Upcoming Events, Please See Events Page
10/26/2019 08:30 AM
VCHSG Meeting & Fiber Arts ProgramWelcome to a meeting of a creative community with the specific purpose to advance, foster & promote the art of handweaving, spinning & related crafts through charitable and educational activitieslocation_on 340 Mobil Ave. Camarillo, CA access_time 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM11am-12pm Ginamarie Quinones, a local Native American Weaver & Artist from Eagle Eye Weavers will present the many types of weaving and art mediums she teaches all over Ventura County, to all age groups and abilities. Using traditional and modern techniques, she gathers and prepares materials for her workshops. Samples of her work and what she teaches will be on display. Ginamarie will be our guest instructor for our February, 22 2020 workshop.
Weaving Workshop: 1pm-2:30 Multidimensional God’s Eye Ornament Instructor: Robal O'Larte (Guild Member)
Workshop Fee $25 Materials Kit $10: Pre-payment required to reserve your space in the class
Each kit will contain color handout, weaving sticks and 7 yarn bon bons for 3 ornaments (unless you are an over achiever and want more than 2 dimensions). These ornaments can be hung on Christmas trees or used as a gift box topper! This will be fun for all and no experience needed.
We can accommodate 20 participants. Please sign up and pay at September Guild meeting