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CHT Extends Exhibit Deadline!

April 30, 2013 web_weaver 0

YOU ASKED FOR IT! YOU GOT IT! The deadline for entries to the Members’ Exhibit for CHT (Contemporary Handweavers of Houston) has been extended to May 14. No more tears, whining, begging. Get busy and […]

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WOW Trip to Paige, Texas

April 29, 2013 web_weaver 0

The WOW (Way Out West) Weavers of CHH traveled to Susan Frickes’ store called “Yarnorama” in Paige, Texas. With warped inkle looms in hand, we listened as she talked about and demonstrated inkle weaving techniques […]

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Linen Presentation

April 28, 2013 web_weaver 0

Julie Karlsson and DeeDee Woodbury shared their expertise and enthusiasm for weaving with linen after the monthly membership meeting April 18th at Bayou Manor. Many samples of handwoven linen items were shown exemplifying the texture, […]

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May General Meeting – Katie Knowles

April 26, 2013 web_weaver 0

Katie’s talk is titled From Seed to Sack: Enslaved Labor and Textile Production and is a portion of a chapter from her dissertation, Fashioning Slavery: Slaves and Clothing in the U.S. South, 1830-1865. She is […]

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New Class Season at Guild House

April 25, 2013 web_weaver 0

Check out the new Class Schedule this season at CHH Guild House. Three of the new offerings meet daily: – Intensive Beginner Weaving Course – a four-day course, learn to warp a loom and weave […]

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Treasures from Japan

April 23, 2013 web_weaver 0

Join us for this John Marshall Trunk Sale. Traditional fiber treasure galore! silk yardage by the foot or by the bolt wide variety of exotic weaves for complex weavers: Leno’s, Theo Moormans, velvety, inlays, saganishiki, […]

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Gerry Woodhouse in Small Expressions

April 22, 2013 web_weaver 0

Gerry Woodhouse has an item accepted in Small Expressions 2013, HGA’s Annual Exhibit of Small Scale Works. The Tapestry Study Group got a peek at her Big Bend Post Office. Gerry used an inlay technique, […]

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Volunteer Opportunity

April 22, 2013 web_weaver 0

Messiah Lutheran Church: Each year we put on “Journey to Bethlehem” and are planning to add a Weaver’s tent to Bethlehem Village this year. We would like to demonstrate drop spindle spinning, weaving, and anything […]

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May Classes at Guild House

April 19, 2013 web_weaver 0

HOT now! Classes slated for early May are Floor Loom Weaving II and Beginning Spinning. Time to sign up for these now! Later in the month is the popular Beginning Rigid Heddle Weaving. New for […]

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Membership Forms Available

April 18, 2013 web_weaver 0

Our Membership year runs from June 1 through May 31. The 2013-2014 membership forms are now available. If you want to pay by check or cash, use this Membership Form. To pay by credit card, […]

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Jacque’s Tapestry

April 16, 2013 web_weaver 0

Jacque Darragh shared her framing of the tapestry she wove in the Gerry Woodhouse Tapestry class at Guild House. Although she missed a class day, Jacque certainly focused on what she did, rather than what […]

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