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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…

Barbara Kile to Teach Felting Class

Barbara Kile to Teach Felting Class

To say that Barbara Kile’s designs are multifaceted is an understatement.  Her distinctive body of work includes media ranging from fabric, fibers, and felt to metal, wire and wood.  She finds inspiration in the world around her, drawing upon the style, color and textures of places she has lived and traveled through since childhood.  Many…

Connie Elliott Brings Indigo Dye Day ...

Connie Elliott Brings Indigo Dye Day to Conference 2017

Connie Elliot Shares her Talents in Indigo Dye One of our own fabulous Texas fiber talents, Connie Elliott, sets up her indigo dye pots and invites Conference attendees to join her in dying the blues. And unlike singing the blues, dying the blues is a good thing. Connie is a native Minnesotan, who learned to…

Anastasia Azure – Weaving the U...

Anastasia Azure – Weaving the Unexpected

Weaving Fascinating Objects with Traditional Methods and Contemporary Materials Anastasia weaves with wire and non-traditional materials, such as monofilimant and plastics to create stunning and unusual jewelry and sculpture.  She will teach a pre-conference workshop on Weaving with Unusual Materials, and a conference workshop on Woven Metal Jewelry.   Anastasia breaks away from tradition materials…

Eileen Hallman – Charkha Spinni...

Eileen Hallman – Charkha Spinning, Nui Shibori, New Cotton Dyeing

Eileen Hallman – Spinning Judge and Workshop Instructor Eileen Hallman is a knowledgeable spinner, weaver, and dyer, who specializes in cotton. She is the owner of  New World Textiles and has developed a number of products and tools for weavers and spinners, such as the shuttle pictured above, which is designed to hold a charkha…

Rosalie Neilson – Rep Weave, Bl...

Rosalie Neilson – Rep Weave, Block Design, Kumihimo

Members Exhibit Judge and Teacher — Rosalie Neilson Rosalie is an extremely knowledgeable weaver who specializes in rep weave and kumihimo.  She recently taught two workshops for the Houston guild and participants raved about her knowledge and teaching ability.  At the latest workshop, Rosalie introduced us to a fascinating method of block design which was…