CHT STUDY GROUPS NOW OPEN!
THERE’S STILL TIME TO GET INVOLVED!
CHT is offering the opportunity to participate in two study groups: Color v. Structure and Interleaved Threadings.
A Yahoo Group has been set up for each study group; members can use it to communicate and share photos and files. Descriptions for the study groups appear below. We hope that you want to take part in the learning and fun! The submission deadline for both study groups is May 1, 2017. Please contact me if you want to participate.
COLOR v. STRUCTURE STUDY GROUP
Description: Members of the study group will explore how a weave structure (and the interlacement of warp and weft) impacts the appearance of color. Pose your own question about how color and weave structure interact. Try working with both neutral and bright colors, use either a twill, a lace weave, or a tied weave and see how you can control color with your chosen weave structure. Members should use a loom with at least four shafts.
Actual samples will be exchanged.
INTERLEAVED THREADINGS STUDY GROUP
Description: The study group will explore interleaved threadings, a topic made popular by Marian Stubenitsky’s recently-published Weaving with Echo and Iris. Work with two or more interleaved threading pattern lines, either the same or different. An example of interleaved threading is when a warp end from design line A is threaded, followed by a warp end from design line B being threaded:ABABAB, etc.
Members should use a loomwith at least eight shafts. This is a virtual exchange: photos and drafts will be exchanged electronically, although one woven sample
needs to be submitted for the CHT Archives. There are so many possible results – why not
join and contribute an example to share?
TO SIGN UP
Both groups are open to any CHT member. If you want to participate, let me know which group(s) you want to participate in. I will send you a confirmation e-mail and an invitation to join that
study group’s Yahoo!Group. Here is my contact information:
Lynn Smetko, Study Group Facilitator
I look forward to hearing from you. We have a lot to learn from each other!
Board Member-at-Large, Study Group Facilitator