Posts tagged CHTHouston2017

Handwovens into Garments

Handwovens into Garments

Maybe it’s just me, but based on many conversations with other weavers, I think there are many others out there — It is HARD to cut into my handwoven yardage to make a garment!  I look at that lovely fabric and really do want to make it into something that I can wear and show the…

Zicafoose at Houston MFA

Zicafoose at Houston MFA

MARY ZICAFOOSE TO GIVE LECTURE at HOUSTON MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS Internationally recognized artist and tapestry weaver, Mary Zicafoose, will present a public lecture at the Houston Museum of Fine Arts on March 16, 2017, at 6:30 p.m.  The lecture is being held in conjunction with the MFAH exhibition Colors of the Oasis: Central Asian Ikats,…

Who’s In? CHT Conference 2017

Who’s In? CHT Conference 2017

Online registration continues for the Biennial Conference in Houston, June 2017. Classes in weaving, dyeing, spinning, design, garment making, baskets, and felting. Names like Chandler, Neilson, Hallman, Azure, Rohde, and Zicafoose teaching classes and leading seminars. This conference seems to have something for every fiber-ohalic! Come join the fun! https://www.weavetexas.org/conference/

Rosalie Neilson Launches new book at ...

Rosalie Neilson Launches new book at Houston Conference

BREAKING NEWS!!!!!  Rosalie Neilson informs us that her new book , “An Exaltation of Blocks” designed to accompany her conference workshop of the same name, is finished. It’s at the printer and will be available to the public in time at our  Houston conference, May 31 – June 4, 2017!!   According to Rosalie, “…it will be in…

Eileen Hallman – Charkha Spinni...

Eileen Hallman – Charkha Spinning, Nui Shibori, New Cotton Dyeing

Eileen Hallman – Spinning Judge and Workshop Instructor Eileen Hallman is a knowledgeable spinner, weaver, and dyer, who specializes in cotton. She is the owner of  New World Textiles and has developed a number of products and tools for weavers and spinners, such as the shuttle pictured above, which is designed to hold a charkha…

Rosalie Neilson – Rep Weave, Bl...

Rosalie Neilson – Rep Weave, Block Design, Kumihimo

Members Exhibit Judge and Teacher — Rosalie Neilson Rosalie is an extremely knowledgeable weaver who specializes in rep weave and kumihimo.  She recently taught two workshops for the Houston guild and participants raved about her knowledge and teaching ability.  At the latest workshop, Rosalie introduced us to a fascinating method of block design which was…