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:



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

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

 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 2015).
> 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.
  • Every entry must have a submission  form and an identification label attached.
  • Entry form and payment must be postmarked by April 1, 2017 — no exceptions
  • Entries must be postmarked by April 30, 2017.
  • Limit 3 entries per person.
  • 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: Members Exhibit Entry Form and Item Tag
Mail form, item(s), and tag with check (payable to CHT) to:

Members’ Exhibit C/O Lynn Williams
10226 County Road 941B
Alvin, TX 77511
Questions? Contact Lynn by phone at 713-851-3589
or e-mail:





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