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The Humboldt Handweavers and Spinners Guild was established in 1971 – Henrietta Chizzola is listed as our Charter Member. Membership has grown to 80+ over the years.
The guild provides an exhibit and demonstrations yearly at the Humboldt County Fair in August.
We also sponsor awards for Natural Fiber entries at the fair.
The guild is a member of the Conference of Northern California Handweavers
The guild participates in the Natural Fiber Fair with sponsorship and a Fiber Circle
Over the past 40+ years the guild has sponsored numerous educational and hands- on events, including the following:
Sewing with handwovens
Spinning Worsted Yarn
Modular Clothing & Embellishments
Felt Hat making
Warping Back - to - Front
Exploration of Double Weaves
Synthetic & Natural Dyeing
Silk Marbling & Silk Painting
Photographing & Presenting Fiber Art
President - Dee Dee Frye 267-7620 firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President - Maggie Ramsey email@example.com
Secretary - Elaine Gray 442-4173 firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer - Sandra Kernen 668-5522 email@example.com
Newsletter Editor Becky Salstrom 442-2041 firstname.lastname@example.org
Programs - Linda Hartshorn 599-2729 email@example.com
Librarian - Debra Pecaut 845-1975 firstname.lastname@example.org
Archivist / Historian - Edith Butler 443-3289 email@example.com
HC Fair Coordinator Ann Burroughs 845-5758 firstname.lastname@example.org
Our membership form is on the newsletter & links page.
See our calendar page of fiber related events
Find out about our current activities! Go to the newsletter & links page.