Textiles & Tea

May 25, 2021: Carol James
generously sponsored by Taproot Video Co-operative
Carol James has been exploring sprang and other low-tech, easily transportable textile methods for 30 years. Self-taught, she has examined sprang items in collections across North American and Europe, and has made replicas of some of these items for clients such as George Washington’s Mount Vernon, the German Archaeological Institute, and the Norwegian Army Museum. She has taught in Canada, the U.S., New Zealand, and Europe; and her students describe her as patient, knowledgeable, and quite enthusiastic. Carol is the author of numerous articles and four books: Fingerweaving Untangled, Sprang Unsprung, two books of Sprang Lace Patterns, and two instructional DVDs. She has spent much of her Covid isolation time writing out more sprang lace patterns and instruction sheets.
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