Members’ Exhibit and Fashion Show Rules and Guidelines

The Members’ Exhibit and Fashion Show are important elements of the CHT Conference. All CHT members are invited to participate in one or all of the events. Entrants need not attend Conference in order to enter. Entry requirements for all the exhibits are listed below:




 Functional — Towels, table linens, bath and bed linens, drapery, blankets, throws, pillows, coverlets

 Art Weaving – Includes two-dimensional and three-dimensional objects —Rugs, tapestries, wall hangings, baskets and vessels

 Fashion Accessories — Scarves, hats, bags, shawls, jewelry

 Handspun Yarn — This category is for handspun skeins only. Finished items should be entered in the appropriate category.


> Entrants must be members of Contemporary Handweavers of Texas
> Each item must have been completed since the last CHT biennial conference (June 2017).
> Workshop samples, kits or pieces executed under supervision will not be accepted.
> Items must be created by the entrant only. If an entry is the product of two or more artists, the entry form must list all collaborators and their contributions. The category of entry must represent the work of the entrant; e.g., handspun category items must have been spun by the person making the entry.
> Two people must be easily capable of handling entries.
> Entrant should prepare entries for hanging, i.e. any rods or casings should be included with the entry when it is shipped.
> The entrant’s driver’s license number will be used for anonymous identification of items during judging and for pick up after the conference. If you don’t have a DL you may use another identifying number.
> Insurance is the responsibility of the entrant. Extreme care will be taken during storage, transportation and handling of entries, but CHT cannot be held responsible for any damage or loss.
> The number of awards in each category will be at the discretion of the judge. Comments from the judge will be given to each entrant.
> Items will not be released before the close of classes on Sunday. NO items will be returned by mail.
  • Members’ Exhibit $10 per entry – limit three entries
  • Fashion Show $10 per entry – limit three entries
  • CHT Life members are not required to pay entry fees. (CHT Bylaws – Article VIII, Section 2).
Click here for:
2019 CHT Members’ Exhibit Entry Form  and 2019 CHT Conference Entry Labels
Mail form, item(s), and tag with check (payable to CHT) to:

CHT Members’ Exhibit, c/o Margaret Arafat
1738 Blevins Lane
Keller, Texas 76248-3714

Entry Fees
Members’ Exhibit: $10 per entry, limit three entries
Fashion Show: $10 per entry, limit three entries
CHT Life Members are not required to pay entry fees (CHT Bylaws: Article VIII, Section 2).


Download the Full Conference Registration Booklet at — 
CHT 2019 Registration Booklet