Upcoming Weaving, Spinning & Dyeing Classes

by | Oct 30, 2015

We’ve just updated the website with a whole batch of new classes. We’ve got some exciting classes coming up, don’t miss out, sign up today!

Come by and visit the Guild House Gallery – we are rotating our inventory for the holidays and will be set up with all new inventory beginning November 5. Lots of beautiful goodies to choose from!

Think of us for beautiful handmade gifts!

Spinning Classes

SpinningCome and learn to Spin or take your spinning to the next level!

    Fun with Plying – November 7
    Learn to Spin – 2 Saturdays November 14 & 21

Come and Dye Day

Dyed ScarfNovember 7
with Tracy Kaestner

Bring your fiber, fabric or yarn
(in skeins or as a warp) and have some
fun adding color. We will be using Lanaset Dyes which work on Silk and wool.

Introduction to Rigid Heddle Weaving with D’Anne Craft

Saturday, November 14
Rigid HeddleHave you wanted to try out weaving? Knitters and spinners this is a great stash buster. Rigid heddle looms are an easy and inexpensive way to try weaving. Everything including the loom you will use is provided for this class, just come ready to have fun! Students will dress the loom and begin weaving a scarf or table runner in class. Looms will be checked out and weaving will be completed at home.

Tapestry Basics

TapestryDid you recently purchase one of the used tapestry looms CHH had for sale? Or have you got a tapestry loom you aren’t sure what to do with? Join Blaine Davis as he teaches you how to use your loom, the class will focus on warping your loom and cover basic skills. Weaving will be completed at home.
December 5

Make and Take It

Saturday, December 19th

2 fun new classes – take one or both and go home with a finished goodie!

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Needle felt a Tomten (gnome) with DeeDee Woodbury


[column size=”1/2″ class=”center”]Make a Mini Origami book
with Lynn Williams
Origami Book


Watch the website, more classes are being scheduled for 2016 Are there any topics you’d like us to cover. Just drop us a note!
CHH/Contemporary Handweavers of Houston has a classroom space called the Guild House. All classes are held at the Guild House; 2327 Commerce Street; Houston,TX 77002 in historic East Downtown

Bios on all of the teachers are on our website – www.weavehouston.org .

To sign up for Classes:
On-line -www.weavehouston.org
or Contact:
Tracy Kaestner, Director Guild House
tkweaver1@gmail.com; 832-767-5441
Guild House at 2327 Commerce Street, Suite 6; Houston, TX 77002

“Instruction ends in the school-room, but education ends only with life.”

– Frederick W. Robertson