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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…

CHT Art Camp 2018 – What Next??

CHT Art Camp 2018 – What Next??

Registration week one is now complete.  If you registered you are probably wondering what happens next.  You should have received emailed confirmation of your registration and choices.  Please review this carefully, as it is very easy to fix any registration issues now.  If you have itchy fingers and just want to celebrate that the date is…

Registration for Art Camp Begins Tomo...

Registration for Art Camp Begins Tomorrow

The final countdown to the opening of CHT Art Camp Registration has begun! At 7 a.m. on Wednesday, November 15th registration is open for all current CHT members at weavetexas.org.   Need more info? Find out all about the event at Art Camp 2018

Finding Inspiration

Finding Inspiration

I’ve noticed that weavers are able to find inspiration in unlikely places. For example, recently I noticed a couple of striking inches on a weaving loom at the Southwest School of Art in San Antonio. When I looked closely, I realized that Vesna Zrinski had found a clever way to recycle one of the summer…

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…

Katazome Workshop

Katazome Workshop

Presented by the Contemporary Handweavers of Houston October 6 – 9, 2017 Registration is Open Akemi Nakano Cohn will be in Houston during October 2017 to teach a Katazome Workshop. This workshop will focus on all of the processes for Katazome, with special emphasis on stencil design and cutting. The Workshop: Many popular images are…

Handwovens into Garments

Handwovens into Garments

Maybe it’s just me, but based on many conversations with other weavers, I think there are many others out there — It is HARD to cut into my handwoven yardage to make a garment!  I look at that lovely fabric and really do want to make it into something that I can wear and show the…

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/

Fiber Arts Scholarships

Fiber Arts Scholarships

Do you have a great idea for a workshop but need funds to get it off the ground? Have you ever seen a great workshop you could take and share new techniques with your local  guild? Or perhaps you have a focus on the craft of weaving for research and teaching. Because the CHT’s mission is to…