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…

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…

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. …

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

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 – So I was wondering&#...

Art Camp – So I was wondering……FAQs

Do you have questions about Art Camp, or our new location, John Newcombe Tennis Ranch, or about signing up for Art Camp? Jenny Barker, Art Camp Chair, has put together a list of questions AND answers to help you plan your Art Camp adventure before registration opens this Wednesday, November 15.   Q. What is the difference between a…

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…

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…