Posts in category Fibers

Where to Find Supplies?

Where to Find Supplies?

The other day, a new weaver asked me where weavers buy supplies and I remembered asking that question of other weavers when I started weaving. Fortunately, I could give her the link to the CHT 2017 Conference Vendor Page. It is an outstanding list of merchants who specialize in supplies and tools for weaving and…

Weaving and Spinning Part of World He...

Weaving and Spinning Part of World Heritage Celebration

On September 8 join the San Antonio Handweavers Guild and the National Park Service for weaving demonstrations and family-friendly activities at the Mission Espada, one of the five Spanish missions in the city. San Antonio weavers and spinners will join with the National Park Service to highlight the process of making cloth by spinning and weaving…

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…

Cotton, a Revolutionary Fiber –...

Cotton, a Revolutionary Fiber – Free Talk by author Stephen Yafa

Sunday, March 5, 2017 2:30 PM Congregation Beth Israel Auditorium 3901 Shoal Creek Blvd  Austin, Texas 78756 Free! Come hear author Stephen Yafa talk on one of our favorite fibers, one that has “created fortunes, wrecked civilizations, and put America on the map!” In “BIG COTTON: The Biography of a Revolutionary Fiber” author Stephen Yafa…