January 2022 Monday Muse

January 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm PST

Our monthly just-for-fun Zoom schmoozefest! Log-in details are sent via email to all Active PenWAG Members

Paul Gallo with Balloons

Paul Gallo is back by popular demand to complete his History of Fashion review.  This time he will be covering the 1970s (remember Disco?) to the 2000’s. If you have not seen Paul before, do not miss this meeting as he delivers a highly entertaining review of fashion over the [...]

February 2022 Monday Muse

February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm PST

Our monthly just-for-fun Zoom schmoozefest! Log-in details are sent via email to all Active PenWAG Members

April Sproule at her work table

April Sproule: Transformation from Technician to Artist Come along with me on my journey as a textile artist to see how letting go of perfectionism transformed my creative practice. Abandoning the need to control the final outcome of a project and work freely can be incredibly empowering.   To start [...]

March 2022 Monday Muse

March 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm PDT

Our monthly just-for-fun Zoom schmoozefest! Log-in details are sent via email to all Active PenWAG Members

March 26, 2022 -- Lorraine Torrence Workshop: Making and Using Bias and Straight of Grain Tapes in Garments(Zoom) This is Part 1 of a two part workshop! Part 2 is on April 9 Class will begin with an overview of making bias and straight of grain tapes, including how to [...]

April 9, 2022 Lorraine Torrence Webinar: Closures of All Kinds for Wearables (Zoom) Up your closure game! The presentation will include a Power Point slideshow of ideas for closures followed by a short tutorial Power Point on Covered Buttons and live Q&A.  See variations of most kinds of closures, including [...]

April 9, 2022 -- Lorraine Torrence Workshop: Making and Using Bias and Straight of Grain Tapes in Garments(Zoom) This is Part 2 of a two part workshop! Part 1 is on March 26 In this part of the class, we will look at a slide show of the garments made [...]

April 2022 Monday Muse

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm PDT

Our monthly just-for-fun Zoom schmoozefest! Log-in details are sent via email to all Active PenWAG Members

May 14, 2022 -- Catherine Redford Webinar: Dorset Buttons (Zoom) A traditional English craft experiencing a resurgence! Learn a little history and then enjoy a demo of how to make functional buttons you can use to embellish your next project, wear as jewelry, or just do up your cardigan. We'll [...]

May 14, 2022 -- Catherine Redford: Embroidered Embellishments Catherine has more than 50 years stitching practice. Learn how she finds her inspiration and makes it suitable for stitching before stitching along with some of her favorite stitches. Make a stand-alone piece you can appliqué onto your choice of background for [...]

May 2022 Monday Muse

May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm PDT

Our monthly just-for-fun Zoom schmoozefest! Log-in details are sent via email to all Active PenWAG Members

June 2022 Webinar: Studio Show and Tell

June 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm PDT

June 11, 2022 -- Gayle Ortiz, Lenore Kelly, Willa Scholten, et al. Webinar: Studio Show and Tell We will tour member studios for entertainment and inspiration! Join us and see how varied workspaces are arranged and goodies are stored. Thank you to Gayle Ortiz, Lenore Kelly, and Willa Scholten who [...]

June 2022 Monday Muse

June 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm PDT

Our monthly just-for-fun Zoom schmoozefest! Log-in details are sent via email to all Active PenWAG Members

July 2022 Zoom Simulcast: ArtWear for Ourselves

July 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm PDT

July 09, 2022 -- PenWAG Live Simulcast Artwear For Ourselves We’ve not had Artwear in a few years – Maybe next in 2023 – AND we’ve been creating! As our first in-person scheduled meeting in some time, let’s have an Artwear show and tell just for us! We will Zoom [...]

July 2022 Monday Muse

July 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm PDT

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August 2022 Zoom Simulcast: IB Bayo Trunk Show

August 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm PDT

August 13, 2022 -- IB Bayo Zoom Simulcast: IB Bayo Trunk SHow Born in Osogbo, Nigeria, the ninth generation of a traditional weaving family, Bayo [pronounced Bio] learned his trade at an early age from generations of cloth artisans. He learned to weave and dye from his mother, and to [...]

August 2022 Monday Muse

August 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm PDT

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September 10, 2022 -- Dorothy Kaplan Zoom Simulcast: Wardrobe Tour Dorothy is well known in the bay area for her fantastic handmade wardrobe. Her work features beautifully executed design details that are guaranteed to inspire. Join us for this one-of-a-kind opportunity to view her curated collection.This is a live in-person [...]

September 2022 Monday Muse

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm PDT

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October 8, 2022 Online Webinar | Gift Making A Member-Taught Roundtable   Join us in October for a Gift making extravaganza! Member-lead gift making ideas. Pre-recorded and shown on Zoom. Looking for volunteers with a range of ideas. We will film you! Looking for gifts suitable for charitable giving to [...]

October 2022 Monday Muse

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm PDT

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November 12, 2022 -- Amber Young:  Zoom Simulcast: My Artist Journey Amber Young is the very talented designer behind Ragged Thistle Clothing. She's a local California artist who specializes in making romantic yet functional clothing from vintage linens, slips, and assorted treasures. She will be sharing her artist journey, as well [...]

November 12, 2022 -- Amber Young Workshop: Make a Swing Coat from Vintage Linens Amber will be leading a workshop on how to make a simple swing coat from vintage linens. Suitable textiles: the linens need to be large/ or a couple that have a similar weight and complementary design. [...]