PTA Board 2016

Mission Statement

Pacific Textile Arts is a 501-C-3 educational non-profit existing to support, share, and celebrate the fiber arts.
VIA PAYPAL


Located at 450 Alger St. Fort Bragg, CA 95437 - the east end of Laurel St., turn left, first house -


email: pacifictextilearts@mcn.org phone: 707-409-6811


Houses a gallery, library, demonstration studios, sales room, and classrooms.


Open:
Wednesdays 10:30-NOON Thursdays 1:30-3:30 Saturdays 11:00-1:00


For additional hours call the PTArts phone number - outgoing message has information on contacting board members: Jackie, Nancy or Lolli

Current Board Members

President: Elaine Todd
Vice President: Jackie Wollenberg
Secretary: Karen Inwood
Treasurer: Nancy Denison
Newsletter: Jackie Wollenberg
Monthly Programs/Gallery/Classes: Lolli Jacobsen
Constant Contact: Karen Inwood
Gardens: Laine Escola
Facilities: Jackie Wollenberg
Facebook: Kat Rossum
Historian: Nancy Denison, Laine Escola
Office Help: Sue Arnold
At Large: Pavlos Mayakis
Newest: Ann Brezina
…………..Mickie McCormic

PTArts Volunteeers

Programs/Gallery: Eleanor Adams
Librarian: Roberta Brockschmidt
WebMaster: NormaLee

Videos of Interest

VIDEOS THAT YOU MIGHT ENJOY

Another one from our Holly Brackmann:
On the making of a pashmina.    Pashmina is a 100% handmade process using the same precise gestures for centuries.  Mughal Princess reveals its secrets.
Ladakh “land of high passes” Cashmere Down is first made into yarn with a spinning wheel and then hand-woven on a wooden loom.  The resulting shawl is then dyed in a traditional way and can be embellished with embroidery. To do the design they print using a wooden pad and then it is sewn with embroidered silk, meticulous work that can last for weeks or even years.  In Srinagar, Kashmir the creation of a pashmina is art.

From Holly Brackmann:
“It is quite interesting to think about this manufacturing in relation to commercial fabric”
Printed Fabric Production

Another from Holly/Roger:
6,000-year-old fabric reveals Peruvians were dyeing textiles with indigo long before Egyptians

From Mirka Knaster via Lolli:
Rapid melting of glaciers over the past few years has resulted in hundreds of old archaeological items emerging from the ice in Oppland, Norway, On the 4th of August, 2011 archaeologists from Oppland County and Museum of Cultural History, Oslo found what at first glance appears to be a rolled-up piece of fabric, It turns out to be a well-preserved tunic from around AD 300. Norway’s oldest garment, dating back 1700 years. This film shows the reconstruction of the tunic, the way it may have been done, 1700 years ago.
Reconstruction of Norway’s oldest garment

From Jenny Heard via Lolli:
Francisco was one of the weaver’s involved in the group Jean Pierre organized in Oaxaca in which Jenny and Jackie participated.
Family of Franciso Martinez honor Old Mexico Culture in their Finely Woven Wool Rugs

 

And something a little more light weight … from Elaine Todd
A PIXAR short about a sheep and acceptance  BOUNDIN’