Members’ Exhibit and Fashion Sh...

Members’ Exhibit and Fashion Show Update – Entry Deadline, Judges, and Awards

The Fort Worth Conference Team is happy to introduce our extraordinary line-up of CHT 2019 Members’ Exhibit and Fashion Show Judges Amie Adelman, Professor of Fibers in the College of Visual Arts and Design at the University of North Texas, will serve as judge for the Members’ Exhibit.  Although the bulk of Amie’s work is…

Members’ Exhibit and Fashion Show De...

Members’ Exhibit and Fashion Show Deadline Changes!

We know that life can get in the way of progress. Who can’t use a bit of relief? Take advantage of the new form and fees deadlines for the Conference Fashion Show and Members Exhibit….

CHT 2019 Members’ Exhibit and Fashion...

CHT 2019 Members’ Exhibit and Fashion Show Awards!

Texas CHT members are creative people and we know you’ve been creating some fantastic items since our last conference. Now is the time to show off your talent to the Texas weaving world by submitting your items to the CHT Conference Members Exhibit and Fashion Show — and perhaps even earn some recognition and cash awards…

Time to Send in Your Members’ Exhibi...

Time to Send in  Your Members’ Exhibit and Fashion Show Entry Forms

The first deadlines for the Members’ Exhibit and Fashion Show is almost at hand. All Entry Forms and fees for both events must be sent by April 15. That’s only 11 short days from now. We need those forms to plan the layout for the Exhibit, prepare the Fashion Show, and ensure the Conference Brochure…

California Dreamin’ and CHT 2019

California Dreamin’ and CHT 2019

California Inspires…. While traveling in California last month I was thrilled to see exhibits with work of two of our CHT speakers, teachers and workshop leaders: Susie Taylor and Gabe Duggan. In Saratoga at beautiful Hakone Estate and Gardens, one of the oldest Japanese estate and gardens in the Western Hemisphere, Susie Taylor’s Hand Weaving…

CONFERENCE 2019 REGISTRATION PROCEDUR...

Your 2019 CHT Biennial Conference organizers are working hard to give you a good value for your registration dollars, with an exciting class schedule and fun activities throughout the pre-conference and conference periods. Your $255 registration fee will include the following highlights and events: Friday evening dinner and Keynote speech by Susie Taylor Saturday evening…

Treasuring Our Past Discovering Our F...

Treasuring Our Past Discovering Our Future

Tonight I am reviewing the Conference Registration Catalog for CHT 2019! You know what, it is all true – what I said in the last newsletter, it is an awesome line-up of leaders, subjects, workshops, and seminars! Come the first week of December, you won’t have to just believe me, you will be able to…

“Re-imagining Our Past” S...

“Re-imagining Our Past” Study Group is Active!

2019 CHT Conference: “Re-imagining Our Past” Study Group The 2019 CHT Conference Sample and Hand-towel Exchange is active and open to all CHT Members!  Simply contact Margaret Arafat HERE with your intent to join the Group, and you will be issued an “invitation” to join our groups.io site.   Join us in reimagining our past! Once you…

CHH presents The William J Hill Texas...

CHH presents The William J Hill Texas Artisans and Artists Archive

Contemporary Handweavers of Houston Presents The William J. Hill Texas Artisans and Artists Archive: A Tool for Researching 19th century Texas Needleworkers and Weavers Presented by Michelle Verret Johnson on Saturday September 15th 10:00am – noon  2723 Commerce, Suite 106 Houston, TX 77002 Everyone is welcome. Created by the Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens and the Museum…

Where to Find Supplies?

Where to Find Supplies?

The other day, a new weaver asked me where weavers buy supplies and I remembered asking that same question of other weavers when I started weaving. Fortunately, I could give her the link to the CHT 2017 Conference Vendor Page. It is an outstanding list of merchants who specialize in supplies and tools for weaving…