Monthly archives for September, 2016

Michael Rohde – Rugs, Tapestry,...

Michael Rohde – Rugs, Tapestry, Wedge Weave, World Vision

Since 1973, weaving has been Michael Rohde’s passion. Though he has lived in California for many years, some of us in Houston remember when Michael was once a member and president of CHH. In 2017 he returns to the Texas weaving family in a featured role at the biennial conference. Michael’s passion for weaving spans…

Conference 2017 – Deborah Chand...

Conference 2017 – Deborah Chandler Keynote Speaker

Most of us first met Deborah Chandler as beginning weavers through the pages of her classic book, Learning to Weave.  Her latest book Traditional Weavers of Guatemala was released about a year ago and is beautiful gem of a book. A former member of CHH, Deborah is coming all the way from Guatemala where, for…

The Ultimate Fiber Road Trip

The Ultimate Fiber Road Trip

I’m just having a daydream about my ultimate fantasy road trip to all the great Texas Fiber events coming up. #Weave_Texas I’d start in Dallas at STITCHES Texas September 22 – 25. The Dallas Guild will be there turning my skeins into beautiful, orderly balls of yarn. They would pack down nicely while I travel…

Weaving and World Heritage

Weaving and World Heritage

CHT weavers in San Antonio are helping keep the beat of the loom going at one of the oldest sites of Texas settlement, Mission San Fransciso de la Espada. Locally known as Mission Espada, the UNESCO World Heritage Site, was established along this bank of the San Antonio River in March 1731 by the Spanish Franciscan…