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CHH presents The William J Hill Texas...

CHH presents The William J Hill Texas Artisans and Artists Archive

Contemporary Handweavers of Houston Presents The William J. Hill Texas Artisans and Artists Archive: A Tool for Researching 19th century Texas Needleworkers and Weavers Presented by Michelle Verret Johnson on Saturday September 15th 10:00am – noon  2723 Commerce, Suite 106 Houston, TX 77002 Everyone is welcome. Created by the Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens and the Museum…

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…

Call for Entry – Texas Fiber Sh...

Call for Entry – Texas Fiber Shows

Dear Texas Weavers, Spinners, Dyers, Felters, and  Artists of All Things Fiber, There are two current Calls for Entry for Texas Fiber Art. Submit your art; show off your talents!! SEAD Gallery, Bryan, Texas Fiber Artists of San Antonio (FASA)   SEAD Gallery , Bryan Texas, announced “Intersections,” their first juried fiber arts show! Deadline to enter images,…

Zicafoose at Houston MFA

Zicafoose at Houston MFA

MARY ZICAFOOSE TO GIVE LECTURE at HOUSTON MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS Internationally recognized artist and tapestry weaver, Mary Zicafoose, will present a public lecture at the Houston Museum of Fine Arts on March 16, 2017, at 6:30 p.m.  The lecture is being held in conjunction with the MFAH exhibition Colors of the Oasis: Central Asian Ikats,…

CHT Weaver Laura Viada – Work f...

CHT Weaver Laura Viada – Work for the Home and Spirit

In the midst of preparing for our much anticipated CHT Conference Crossing Threads /Connecting Cultures 2017 in Houston Texas, co-chair, Laura Viada has found time to create a collection of appealing and engaging handwoven textiles.  Her work will be featured in February, 2017 at Cooper Shade Tree gallery in Round Top, Texas. LAURA VIADA is…

Gallery Exhibit Opening: Weavers and ...

Gallery Exhibit Opening: Weavers and Spinners Society of Austin

Texas weavers love our deep traditions in functional craft and art. Weaving is an art form that sprouted from the skills employed by those turning fiber into yarn, yarn into cloth, and cloth into useful, practical, necessary, and often time, lovely and expressive household and wearable items. The Weavers and Spinners Society of Austin, WSSA,…

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…