Posts in category Color and Design

“Re-imagining Our Past” S...

“Re-imagining Our Past” Study Group is Active!

2019 CHT Conference: “Re-imagining Our Past” Study Group The 2019 CHT Conference Sample and Hand-towel Exchange is active and open to all CHT Members!  Simply contact Margaret Arafat HERE with your intent to join the Group, and you will be issued an “invitation” to join our groups.io site.   Join us in reimagining our past! Once you…

Call for Conference Proposals —...

Call for Conference Proposals — 2019 Biennial Conference

Treasuring Our Past, Discovering Our Future Our conference offers Texas weavers time to treasure our past and discover our future in hand weaving and related fiber arts.  Call for Proposals Description: Do you have a skill or talent that you can share with the Texas weaving community? Or, do you know someone who has a talent or…

A Workshop with Betty Vera hosted by ...

A Workshop with Betty Vera hosted by DH&SG

More than Just Black and White: Weaving Beautifully with Neutrals A Workshop with Betty Vera The Dallas Handweavers and Spinners Guild is hosting Betty Vera for an awesome workshop in Dallas, Fri., May 18 – Sun. May 20.  It will be located at the C.C. Young Retirement Center close to White Rock Lake. This 3 day on loom workshop…

So, What is Art Camp and Why Should I...

So, What is Art Camp and Why Should I Attend?

Posted by Jenny Barker, Chairman Art Camp 2018 CHT was founded in October of 1949 to promote interest in handweaving and related crafts. CHT supports individuals and guilds in Texas through education and networking of the history, the craft, the art, fashion and innovation in weaving, spinning and related fiber arts techniques. Some History (and…

Dazzling Colors of The Oasis in Houst...

Dazzling Colors of The Oasis in Houston

Colors of the Oasis: Central Asian Ikats is a stunning exhibit that is currently at the Houston Museum of Fine Arts. The collection will be in Houston through June 4 and is a must see for those attending CHT Biennial Conference Crossing Threads, Connecting Cultures May 31 – June 4. This collection is on loan from…

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.…

Who’s In? CHT Conference 2017

Who’s In? CHT Conference 2017

Online registration continues for the Biennial Conference in Houston, June 2017. Classes in weaving, dyeing, spinning, design, garment making, baskets, and felting. Names like Chandler, Neilson, Hallman, Azure, Rohde, and Zicafoose teaching classes and leading seminars. This conference seems to have something for every fiber-ohalic! Come join the fun! https://www.weavetexas.org/conference/

Rosalie Neilson Launches new book at ...

Rosalie Neilson Launches new book at Houston Conference

BREAKING NEWS!!!!!  Rosalie Neilson informs us that her new book , “An Exaltation of Blocks” designed to accompany her conference workshop of the same name, is finished. It’s at the printer and will be available to the public in time at our  Houston conference, May 31 – June 4, 2017!!   According to Rosalie, “…it will be in…

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…

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…