Posts in category Historic Weaving

On-Loom Workshops Available in SA

On-Loom Workshops Available in SA

San Antonio Handweavers Guild has a few spaces available at two exciting upcoming workshops.  They welcome members of CHT to join them  for these two unique experiences: The Art of Transparency presented by Laura Viada Thursday May 3 —  Saturday May 5, 2018 Laura is the winner of the Best of Show Award at 2017 Contemporary…

Scholarships Available to 2018 Art Ca...

Scholarships Available to 2018 Art Camp

Written by Sandra Gonzales, Scholarship Committee It is still mid-winter but spring will be here soon and with it Art Camp.   This year the venue is new, the John Newcome Tennis Ranch in New Braunfels, but the same workshop quality is there for your enjoyment and educational pleasure.   If you are hesitating, thinking that your…

Tassels: Today’s Current Trend

Tassels: Today’s Current Trend

One thing we can always count on, put a tassel on anything and suddenly that object goes from being ordinary to being a celebration. Cate Buchanan joins the instructor team at Art Camp 2018 to share her skill in creating these yummy little adornments.   Tassels have been around for a long time. Examples of tassels…

If Spring is on the Way, then It̵...

If Spring is on the Way, then It’s Almost Time for Art Camp

CHT Art Camp March 23-26, 2018 Registration Ongoing! Congratulations to everyone for surviving the time between Thanksgiving and the first few days in January.  I feel as if I have been through the spin cycle of my washing machine!  I have had a wonderful time with friends and family and a bit too much food. …

New Class Features at Art Camp 2018

New Class Features at Art Camp 2018

New  Evening Programs Offered This Year! The new location at John Newcombe Tennis Ranch isn’t the only update to CHT Art Camp this year. Now you now have some new class options! First new feature are the Evening Programs. The programs are simple, undemanding and fun! Two classes are offered each evening in the main gathering…

Art Camp — Countdown to Regist...

Art Camp  — Countdown to Registration Opening on November 15

Registration for Art Camp is on November 15th, just a few days from now. What can you do now to be ready to register for Art Camp?  The first step is to log on to your account on weavetexas.org and read all the great information about Art Camp.  If you are not a member of…

Chandler on “How Can We Connect...

Chandler on “How Can We Connect?”

We know that the creation of textiles through spinning, dyeing and  weaving connects all cultures.  This summer, Deborah Chandler inspired us with her ideas on how we can connect and support other cultures through a shared interest in textiles at the conference keynote address. She gave us a lot of good suggestions and ideas for how…

CHT Conference Begins — See you...

CHT Conference Begins — See you There!!!

CHT Conference, Crossing Threads, Connecting Cultures, 2017 begins in 2 days at the Sugar Land Marriott Town Square! CHH has put together a fantastic line up of teachers and classes for us. Even if you can’t join in the fun for the classes I encourage you stop by and join the fun at our marketplace full of vendors…

Cat Toys — Good for Cats, Good ...

Cat Toys — Good for Cats, Good for Texas Weavers

We have word today that Blaine and his crew have finished the cat nip filled cat toys in conference colors!  And soon one of these adorably whiskered mice can be yours! (if you hide it from the cat, that is.) They can be purchased in the CHT booth, located in the vendor hall, as a…

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…