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  • PTArts cautiously opening
    Calligraphy Group starting up again  —  Contact Judy  jdetrick @ mcn.org AND … Spinning Group starting up at new time  Wednesdays from 12 -2:00 on PTArts campus.
  • Fiber Faire CONTINUES ….
    MENU: (top right side lines on mobile)  EVENTS / FIBER FAIR continued … Fiber Faire has been so successful as a fund raiser, that we had extended it past the month originally envisioned.   New ITEMS have been added…
  • IMDI – republished book on mushroom dyeing
    You may order the book, Mushrooms For Dyes, Paper, Pigments & Myco-Stix, by Miriam C. Rice and Dorothy Beebee from https://fungi.com/collections/other-mushroom-books-1/products/mushrooms-for-dyes-paper-pigments-myco-stix or from Nancy directly (for $35) if you live in Mendocino/Fort Bragg area. As reported in our…
  • Guest House Museum Rugs
    Rag rugs woven by members of Pacific Textile Arts on the antique Finnish loom at the Guest House Museum in Ft. Bragg are for sale at the museum, as posted on their Facebook page.  Even though the museum…
  • PTArts Newsletter #77C
    Jackie Wollenberg has again done a fantastic job getting PTArts activites on paper with her annual newsletter.   If you have ever been associated with PTA, you will receive a black and white copy in your mailbox with an…
  • California Arts Council GRANTS
    The California Arts Council recently announced the historic return of direct funding for California’s individual artists, for the first time in nearly two decades!    Apply by April 1 for the Individual Artists Fellowship grant, supporting emerging, established,…
  • Welcome 2021
    We are all hopeful that with the vaccine becoming available, PTArts and the rest of the world will return to prior activities – programs, classes, and other textile related endeavors.
  • CTTC – Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco
    Lolli notes that this organization has been in existence for quite some time. 2021 marks the 25th anniversary of the Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco. It is aligned with a support organization call Andean Textile Arts. You…
  • Hurricanes thru Guatemala
    Deborah Chandler writes ” We have had a long and extra-wet rainy season here in Central America this year, and now for a grand finale we have been hit by two huge hurricanes, ETA and IOTA. The damage…
  • In Memory Of ….
    Judy Fisher 1928-2020
  • CNCH Fall Newsletter
    Click HERE to see the current Conference of Northern California Handweavers newsletter.
  • Attending a Show via PDF file
    Textile makers around the world do more than create vibrant fabrics for innumerable uses. Their creations stretch in countless ways. They reach back in time—continuing time-honored practices—and forward in time, bringing countless innovations and cross-cultural influences. Textiles may…