Archive for the ‘Craft Shows & Conferences’ Category

13
Feb

Upcomming Classes and Shop News

Hello Fiber Friends! STITCHES WEST 2012 is the weekend after next! Are you READY? Stitches West, is coming right up!  This is the country’s largest fiber market and workshop series. It should not be missed by fiber lovers. You can find equipment, instruction and supplies for Knitting, Spinning, Weaving, Felting and More! We’re sharing a booth with […]

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10
Jul

Second Annual Oakland Yarn and Fiber Festival

Second Annual Oakland Fiber & Textile Festival July 10, 2011, at Splash Pad Park The Oakland Fiber & Textile Festival, a free, family-friendly public event, returns to Splash Pad Park Sunday, July 10. Local artisans and craftspeople representing all the fiber arts will offer their wares; fiber enthusiasts will demonstrate crafts such as knitting, spinning, […]

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31
Oct

November Newsletter

Thank you to the students who participated with us in the Wet Felting Workshops hosted by Nicola Brown! We hope you had a lot of fun! Check out more images on our Urban Fauna Studio Flickr Group. We’re sad to see Nicola go but hopefully she’ll be back around next year to take us further into the […]

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06
Aug

Open Studio Sale at Pigeon Roof Studio

We’re excited to announce that Krista of the popular Pigeon Roof Studio will be joining us for our Anniversary Sale/Mini Fiber Fest! Krista is known for her unique dyeing technique that produces stunning depth of colour. Each skein of yarn or braid of fibre is dyed individually, so please be aware that there are no […]

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16
Aug

Alt Craft at The American Craft Council Show SF

Sorry this is late….but if you have time today you should check out the ALTCRAFTat The American Craft Council Show Our friend and fiber artist Sonya Philip (along 15 other talented artists) will be there showing her awesome felt ceramic art work. If you don’t get a chance to drop by her booth take a […]

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24
Jul

Upcoming Classes For July and August

TABLE TOP WEAVING – Saturday July 25th 2009 – TOMORROW! Spaces Still Available! This class will teach the basics of weaving with a table top rigid heddle loom. You will learn how to warp the yarn, thread it and weave it. The Cricket Loom by Schact is compact, capable and cute! At only 11″ x 18″ x 6″ […]

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06
Jul

July Sale and Studio News

Urban Fauna Studio Goes Green(er) We are excited to announce that we are now certified as a San Francisco Green Business! What does this mean exactly?  Well, just because many shops are independently owned and selling green products does not make their business practice green. We decided that a more genuine commitment to sustainability was […]

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21
Jun

Recap: Maker Faire 2009

We had a great time and it was a great crowd this year. There were 78,000 attendees at this year’s Maker Faire Bay Area and people seemed to be supporting indie more than ever. I think it’s the sign of the times. We may not have a lot of money but we are willing to […]

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14
Jun

Recap: Maryland Sheep & Wool

Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival was beyond awesome!  We woke up super early, took the rental car to Maryland (a short drive from DC), braved the down pour and had more fun there than any other fiber fest to date. We made friends with sheep and a couple goats… Met Amy Singer of Knitty Fame […]

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14
Jun

Recap: Glen Park Festival

Pictures from the 2009 Glen Park Street Festival. It was a great turn out. Met some Spindles and Flyers guild members, saw some of our UFS fiber friends….all in all a great event. We were worried about the wind but it was not a problem. Sunny, great crowds and very helpful event organizers. We’ll be […]

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