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Members Awards – CHT 2017

Members Awards – CHT 2017

It was a pleasure and an honor to see the work of our fellow weavers, spinners, felters, and basketry artists at this year’s conference in Sugar Land, Texas.  The items entered into this year’s Fashion Show and Members’ Exhibit displayed remarkable artistry, craftsmanship and skill. Each piece inspires  fellow members of the CHT community to…

Complex Results Using Simple Structur...

Complex Results Using Simple Structures

Rosalie Neilson loves using color and geometric design in her weavings, her specialty being rep weave. An avid designer and teacher, Rosalie was featured in a 2-hour DVD by Interweave Press entitled “Rep Weave.” She publishes regularly in weaving and braiding journals and maintains an active teaching schedule throughout the United States, Canada, and England.…

Michele Belson – Handwovens and...

Michele Belson – Handwovens and Wearables

Fashion Show Judge and Teacher —  Michele Belson We all know Michele as the owner of Lunatic Fringe, the line of fibers featuring gorgeous colors and organic cotton.  But, did you know that, besides being one of our favorite vendors, Michele has an extensive background in costuming and is the head costumer for her local…

Eileen Hallman – Charkha Spinni...

Eileen Hallman – Charkha Spinning, Nui Shibori, New Cotton Dyeing

Eileen Hallman – Spinning Judge and Workshop Instructor Eileen Hallman is a knowledgeable spinner, weaver, and dyer, who specializes in cotton. She is the owner of  New World Textiles and has developed a number of products and tools for weavers and spinners, such as the shuttle pictured above, which is designed to hold a charkha…

Rosalie Neilson – Rep Weave, Bl...

Rosalie Neilson – Rep Weave, Block Design, Kumihimo

Members Exhibit Judge and Teacher — Rosalie Neilson Rosalie is an extremely knowledgeable weaver who specializes in rep weave and kumihimo.  She recently taught two workshops for the Houston guild and participants raved about her knowledge and teaching ability.  At the latest workshop, Rosalie introduced us to a fascinating method of block design which was…