Posts in category Festivals and Fiber Events

Members’ Exhibit and Fashion Sh...

Members’ Exhibit and Fashion Show Update – Entry Deadline, Judges, and Awards

The Fort Worth Conference Team is happy to introduce our extraordinary line-up of CHT 2019 Members’ Exhibit and Fashion Show Judges Amie Adelman, Professor of Fibers in the College of Visual Arts and Design at the University of North Texas, will serve as judge for the Members’ Exhibit.  Although the bulk of Amie’s work is…

Members’ Exhibit and Fashion Show De...

Members’ Exhibit and Fashion Show Deadline Changes!

We know that life can get in the way of progress. Who can’t use a bit of relief? Take advantage of the new form and fees deadlines for the Conference Fashion Show and Members Exhibit….

Time to Send in Your Members’ Exhibi...

Time to Send in  Your Members’ Exhibit and Fashion Show Entry Forms

The first deadlines for the Members’ Exhibit and Fashion Show is almost at hand. All Entry Forms and fees for both events must be sent by April 15. That’s only 11 short days from now. We need those forms to plan the layout for the Exhibit, prepare the Fashion Show, and ensure the Conference Brochure…

California Dreamin’ and CHT 2019

California Dreamin’ and CHT 2019

California Inspires…. While traveling in California last month I was thrilled to see exhibits with work of two of our CHT speakers, teachers and workshop leaders: Susie Taylor and Gabe Duggan. In Saratoga at beautiful Hakone Estate and Gardens, one of the oldest Japanese estate and gardens in the Western Hemisphere, Susie Taylor’s Hand Weaving…

CONFERENCE 2019 REGISTRATION PROCEDUR...

Your 2019 CHT Biennial Conference organizers are working hard to give you a good value for your registration dollars, with an exciting class schedule and fun activities throughout the pre-conference and conference periods. Your $255 registration fee will include the following highlights and events: Friday evening dinner and Keynote speech by Susie Taylor Saturday evening…

Treasuring Our Past Discovering Our F...

Treasuring Our Past Discovering Our Future

Tonight I am reviewing the Conference Registration Catalog for CHT 2019! You know what, it is all true – what I said in the last newsletter, it is an awesome line-up of leaders, subjects, workshops, and seminars! Come the first week of December, you won’t have to just believe me, you will be able to…

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…

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…

Art Camp Registration Coming SOON!!

Art Camp Registration Coming SOON!!

Art Camp 2018 @ John Newcombe Tennis Ranch March 23 – 26, 2018                                New Braunfels, Texas Download the complete Art Camp Booklet at — CHT Art Camp 2018 BOOKLET On-line Registration opens November 15, 2017 Remember: Art Camp is a Members Only…

Connecting at the International Folk ...

Connecting at the International Folk Art Festival

  At the conference, Deborah Chandler gave a call to action in her keynote speech on the possible ways we can connect with other cultures through craft.  One of her suggestions was to attend the International Folk Art Market, held each summer in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Inspired by this wise suggestion, conference co-chairs Laura…