HGA

Celebrate Spinning & Weaving Week!

October 9, 2020 web_weaver 0

Participate in the Strut Your Stuff Informal Fashion Show generously sponsored by American Kumihimo Society Sunday, October 11, 2020,  2 – 3 PM EST Strut your stuff as you walk the virtual runway during the Handweavers Guild of America, […]

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Virtual Tour – Saturday

October 8, 2020 web_weaver 0

Sponsored by Handweavers Guild of America – Studio Tour: Patsy Zawistoski Saturday, October 10, 2020 at 4:00 PM Patsy Sue Zawistoski, master handspinner and teacher, enjoys achieving full design potential in her handspun work by creating […]

HGA

Celebrate Spinning & Weaving Week!

September 20, 2020 web_weaver 0

Shop our Spinning & Weaving Week Specials, Sales, and Promotions! October 5-11, 2020 The Spinning and Weaving Week celebration reflects the international membership of the Handweavers Guild of America, Inc. (HGA), and the international traditions of our crafts. […]

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Lotus Fiber Weaving

September 4, 2020 web_weaver 0

Din found these you tube videos on lotus fiber production.  One has French narration and the other has English subtitles.  Well produced but you may also see ads.  

Spinning

Distaff Day

January 5, 2020 web_weaver 0

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia “Distaff Day, also called Rock Day, is 7 January, the day after the feast of the Epiphany. It is also known as Saint Distaff’s Day, one of the many unofficial holidays in Catholic nations. […]

Demonstration

1000 Lights

October 4, 2019 web_weaver 1

The Houston Indian community is inviting all of us to help celebrate Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birthday this week. The celebration, 1000 Lights, lasts all week with school competitions in art, essays and speeches. It culminates […]

Exhibits

Spinning and Weaving Week

October 1, 2019 web_weaver 1

Gika, Lisa, Connie, Johanna, Barb, and Rene set up a great display at the South Montgomery County Regional Library in honor of Spinning and Weaving Week (for the month of October!).  Information on Contemporary Handweavers […]

Convergence

Convergence Sheep to Shawl

March 27, 2018 web_weaver 0

  Sheep to Shawl Competition sponsored by Clemes and Clemes, Inc. Is it possible to take fleece straight from a sheep, card it, spin it and weave it into a lovely shawl in four hours? […]

Demonstration

Textile Artist Badge

November 15, 2017 web_weaver 0

January 14, 2018 Sunday, 10-4 pm Guild House. Crocheting a coaster Kumihimo a keychain Knitting a coaster Felting a coaster Embroidery on a squareMachine Quilt Piecing Kool-Aid Dyeing or Indigo Pot Weaving a bookmark on […]

2017 Conference

The Old Spinning Wheel

June 17, 2017 web_weaver 3

What Happens When You Win a Spinning Wheel! from Kathy Bone Backstory: My mother, now 92, grew up dirt-poor on a farm in central Illinois. Her father was a widower by the time she was […]

Demonstration

Folk Life Festival

April 6, 2016 Diane Ferguson 0

Saturday, April 2, 2016; members of WOW and Tall Pines demonstrated spinning and weaving at the Katy Folk Life Festival. The beautiful day brought out an amazing number of festival goers. Here are a few […]

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